Ketamine: can the party drug really cure severe depression?

Briefing Thu 3 Apr, AT 12:06

Patients with long-standing depression saw rapid and 'remarkable' changes after taking the drug

Air Pollution over London's skyline

Air pollution: Saharan dust brings dangerous smog to UK

Briefing Wed 2 Apr, AT 11:26

People with heart and lung problems warned to take extra care as air pollution levels top the scale

MET Office Imaging Systems

How long-range weather forecasts can boost the economy

One-Minute Read Wed 2 Apr, AT 10:25

British scientists crack formula to develop world's best long-term weather forecast model

Why seven fruit and veg a day is better than five

One-Minute Read Tue 1 Apr, AT 09:30

Eating seven portions of fruit and veg per day can prolong your life, researchers have found


NHS patients 'should pay £10 monthly membership fee'

One-Minute Read Mon 31 Mar, AT 11:23

Former Labour health minister Lord Warner claims member scheme could secure £2bn a year for NHS

Rowan Williams

Former Archbishop speaks out on ‘injustice’ of climate change

One-Minute Read Sun 30 Mar, AT 11:50

Rowan Williams blames climate change on the West on eve of publication of latest UN climate report

Rats and fleas off the hook: humans passed Black Death to each other

One-Minute Read Sun 30 Mar, AT 10:52

The Bubonic Plague of 1348 was actually a pneumonic plague, say scientists studying skeletons dug up in London

New 'Planet Biden' could shed light on origins of solar system

Briefing Thu 27 Mar, AT 13:15

Possible dwarf planet suggests that many worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto

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Is hitting the snooze button damaging your health?

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Mar, AT 14:15

Snoozing may bring short-term pleasure, but it could be doing you long-term harm