'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'
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
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
Men could soon have more contraceptive choices, but many question why it's taken this long
During yesterday's extra second, Apple earned about twice the average UK weekly salary
Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter will 'lift our attention away from our own little world into the enormous things beyond'
New research shows the British coastline has much to lose in the event of an asteroid impact
Extra second needed this summer to allow atomic time to synchronise with the Earth's rotation
Rocket fault leads to explosion in third failed space station resupply mission in the past year – video
The aurora borealis could be visible tonight across parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, England and Wales
Australian woman hospitalised after her skinny jeans contributed to a nerve blockage in her legs
New guidelines will allow GPs to fast-track patients for cancer tests in a bid to tackle low survival rates
Ditching the iconic headgear would stop players using their heads as weapons says NFL safety chief