Ash billows from Iceland's Eyjafjoell volcano in May 2010

Iceland volcano red alert: Will flights be grounded again?

Briefing Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:05

Fears rise that recent fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano could prompt further airspace closures

Depressed lonely man by window

How therapy for depression can improve cancer care

Briefing Thu 28 Aug, AT 11:51

Outcomes for cancer patients improve 'dramatically' when treatment addresses patients' mental health

E-cigarette

E-cigarettes should be banned indoors, says WHO

Briefing Wed 27 Aug, AT 15:56

UN health agency recommends tighter controls on e-cigarettes, but some experts say bans 'could cost countless lives'

NHS physician

Are Jeremy Hunt's new medics just 'doctors on the cheap'?

Briefing Fri 22 Aug, AT 11:23

Government to increase the number of physician Associates, who only need two years of training

Life in space? Russian cosmonauts think they've found it

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:22

Russia's space agency says it has discovered sea plankton in space – but Nasa isn't convinced

A child receives a vaccine

Polio: double vaccine 'key to global eradication'

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 09:14

Breakthrough research suggests combination of two existing drugs provides best protection

Botox Injection

Botox: how the treatment can be used to treat cancer

Briefing Thu 21 Aug, AT 11:00

'Remarkable' findings show nerve paralysis can slow tumour growth, but research is still in its early stages

Temple Baths in the Thames; image by Picture Plane

Thames Baths plan for wild swimming in central London

One-Minute Read Fri 15 Aug, AT 15:10

Designs for a swimming pool floating off the Victoria Embankment have Boris Johnson's backing

Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani

Profile: Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal

Briefing Wed 13 Aug, AT 12:21

Mirzakhani takes the top maths prize, banishing 'myths about women and mathematics'

People watch for the Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteors: what are they and where can I see them?

Briefing Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:54

The spectacular celestial light show will still be visible this week, despite the supermoon

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