Northern England plays host to spectacular display of colour in the evening sky
Zika outbreak prompts manufacturer to rethink name of its new Indian super-mini
Patient in Dallas caught disease from partner who had visited infected country
New report sheds light on extent of live animal testing performed at UK institutions
Researchers given green light to 'edit' genes but strict controls are put in place for controversial tests
Critics warn broad scope of legislation will 'harm users and help drug dealers'
Drugs firms accused of failing to report side effects, and even deaths, related to medication
Ambulances called after passengers and crew fall ill on flight from London to Los Angeles
Moon landing hoax would have been exposed in three years, according to scientist's formula
Travel warnings issued to pregnant women after outbreak is linked to severe birth defects
US hip-hop star takes to Twitter to defend his views, but gets a lesson in geometry from Neil deGrasse Tyson
Toddler died of sepsis after helpline staff told his mother 'it's nothing serious'
With a leg-span of almost four inches, Australian arachnid is one of largest ever caught
Around £3bn pledged to help eradicate one of the deadliest diseases in the world
One third of all plastic ends up in the world's ecosystems, but what can we do?
Team hails 'successful' procedure on monkey and sets deadline for human operation
Astronomers detect a massive 'new' planet far beyond Neptune's orbit
The best way to see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn as they all appear in the night sky
Research shows the superhero would need huge hands and feet to carry out his daredevil feats
Russian scientists argue 1967 space ban may have to be lifted if the Earth is at risk from a major collision