Asthma pump

Asthma death study exposes errors on a 'horrifying scale'

One-Minute Read Tue 6 May, AT 08:45

UK's unnecessarily high death rate from asthma blamed on patients and medical staff alike

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria 'pose risk of pandemic'

One-Minute Read Thu 1 May, AT 15:52

Global resistance to antibiotics will turn treatable illnesses back into killers, warns WHO

Australian mulga snake

Venomous snake 'bites people while they sleep'

One-Minute Read Wed 30 Apr, AT 15:43

Researchers are puzzled by the aggressive – and unusual – behaviour of Australian mulga snake

Mice

A mouse's fear of men casts doubt on scientific research

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Apr, AT 11:38

Scientists discover that rodents are affected by presence of male researchers during experiments

Artist's impression of the Icebreaker UK Polar Research Ship

British polar scientists to get new £200m icebreaker ship

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Apr, AT 14:24

Government to commission world-leading research ship for Antarctic and Arctic scientific research

A drunken man is led away by Police officers

Why violent crime has fallen for five years in a row

Briefing Wed 23 Apr, AT 10:35

The NHS treated 32,800 fewer victims of violent attacks last year – but what caused the drop?

The first color composite of Saturn taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Is Saturn about to give birth to a new moon called Peggy?

Briefing Wed 16 Apr, AT 15:41

'We have not seen anything like this before' say scientists, as they spot a bulge in planet's ring

Runners at the London Marathon

London marathon death: how safe is it to run 26 miles?

Briefing Mon 14 Apr, AT 14:11

As a man dies after collapsing at the finish line of the London Marathon, we examine the statistics

Hi-tech cancer goggles

High-tech goggles let doctors 'see' cancer cells

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Apr, AT 16:47

The goggles highlight cancerous cells as surgeons operate, reducing the need for follow-up surgery

Paralysed men move again

Electric shocks help paralysed men move again

Briefing Tue 8 Apr, AT 16:09

New electric stimulator helps four paralysed men move their legs for the first time in years

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