The Bubonic Plague of 1348 was actually a pneumonic plague, say scientists studying skeletons dug up in London
Possible dwarf planet suggests that many worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto
Snoozing may bring short-term pleasure, but it could be doing you long-term harm
A new electronic smart tag changes colour to show when food is no longer safe to eat
A signal from the dawn of time could be the 'smoking gun' that confirms the Big Bang theory
But report details 'heart rending' stories of 16 families who suffered serious problems with care
Experts praise 'life changing' 3D technology that removes guesswork from reconstructive surgery
As 25,000 children are hospitalised every year for self-harming, MPs are finally asking the big question
A great white shark is hanging around the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Scientists are hoping she will cross to the European side...
Palaeontologists have uncovered the remains of a giant carnivorous predator that hunted other dinosaurs
A spectator waves the Saltire during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow.
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