Today Nasa marks its 57th birthday – but how did it begin and what has it achieved?
Pioneering surgery will allow ten British women without wombs to carry their own children
Surgeons carry out pioneering stem cell transplant to treat age-related macular degeneration
Millions of people around the world enjoyed the rare celestial event that sparked doomsday fears
Chemical cocktail emitted from decomposing flesh could help train dogs searching for missing bodies
The paleo diet may help you lose weight, but dietitians describe it as 'a dangerous fad'
World-renowned hospital deemed 'inadequate' by inspectors and this could be 'just the tip of the iceberg'
New research from Alzheimer's Research UK reveals that a national health crisis is looming in Britain
US scientists honoured with award at annual parody research gala
New bill could have allowed patients to end their own lives if they were terminally ill
'Homo Naledi' was very skinny with powerful joint muscles and the brain the size of a gorilla's
Scientists discover that the disease may have the potential to spread – but there is no cause for alarm
Two children are paralysed after contracting polio as vaccination rates fall dangerously low
Scopolamine 'can turn people into willing zombies' and was rumoured to have been the first 'truth serum'
Health Secretary wants one in four smartphone users to be able to link up directly with the NHS by 2017
Health service comes under fire for allowing personal health budgets to be spent on 'treats' for patients
Survey of 3,694 young people in Bristol finds link between goth subculture and depression in teenagers
But charities warn there is a long way to go before the life-saving tests could be made available in hospitals
Natural England expected to license a third year of badger culling in Somerset and Gloucestershire
In clinical trials with rodents, cannabis has been found to kill cancer cells while protecting normal cells