Sighting of distant aurorae helps scientists understand celestial bodies known as 'brown dwarves'
Mosquirix gets European approval to be used on African babies to help control impact of malaria
UK professor stunned by 'once-in-a-lifetime discovery'
A rumour is doing the rounds that there will be a 'spectacular double moon' in the sky in late August but astronomers say it's all nonsense
Astronomers have found a large planet, Kepler-452b, which they say is 'the closest twin to Earth'
Early data from US pharma giant Eli Lilly suggests Solanezumab could slow dementia rate by a third
Argus II implant transmits video feed directly onto the retina via electrical pulses
'Deep brain stimulation' uses electrodes and lasers to stimulate the brain, but experts warn headsets may not be safe
Privatisation of the NHS is a hot topic amid concerns over the health service's 'financial hole'
'Ice mountains' reveal evidence of water on Pluto, as scientists begin downloading probe data
Sugar cast as the villain of Britain's obesity crisis, with one in three expected to be obese by 2030
Six-mile surveillance zone is in place to help stop the spread of the highly pathogenic virus
The UK has reversed its policy of unmanned space missions, meaning Britons can now become astronauts
Use of legal highs fuelling debt and violence behind bars and becoming a source of ‘increasing concern'
Not everyone sees the world the way you do. Find out more about colour blindness, its science and its effects.
Four people hit by lightning in Sunday's storm – and strikes are more common than you might think
If dark energy triumphs over gravity, the universe might vanish from view, according to a new theory
Jeremy Hunt announces new move as two reports give bleak assessments of NHS finances
Allergy sufferers warned that pollen levels are rising to 'very high' levels this week
Simon Conway Morris argues that human-like species could easily evolve on any other Earth-like planet