The government to clamp down on 'rip-off' staffing agencies and expensive management consultants
Scientists hail 'new era' for cancer treatment after combination of drugs shrinks melanomas in most sufferers
Parents are 'being misled' say campaigners, but regulators insist that sugar content is 'clearly labelled'
Study appears to show that sleeping 'provides a unique window for altering fundamental beliefs'
Three-quarters of all fresh shop-bought chicken in Britain is infected with the food poisoning bug
Ancient fossil discovery suggests that the evolutionary process is more complicated than previously thought
Army base in Utah was developing a test to identify biological threats and thought samples were dead
Legal classification of LSD and magic mushrooms is hampering important medical research, says expert
A synthetic drug called Spice, banned in 2009, has been causing concern on both sides of the Atlantic
Governments told to take action now to prevent morphine-making yeast getting into wrong hands
Robotic arm can transform from a bendable to rigid instrument, setting it apart from other surgical tools
The increase is linked to unhealthy lifestyles and is 'a sad indictment of the nation's health', says charity
New discovery could be a 'valuable tool' for healthcare as well as the 'emerging world of soft robotics'
British mothers six times as likely to die in childbirth or pregnancy as women in Belarus, says charity
Record-breaking temperatures in Britain now 13 times more likely, due to human influences, scientist warn
Ground-breaking Nasa images are 'just an appetite-whetter' as New Horizons spacecraft speeds towards the dwarf planet
Men are 'catching up', but rising inequality is forecast as the gap between Britain's rich and poor widens
80 per cent of people in the UK either don't know or underestimate how many calories there are in wine and beer
Self-testing kits hope to reduce the 'unacceptably high' number of people with undiagnosed HIV in the UK
'Frankenstein' neurosurgeon insists surgery can happen but the medical community argues he is 'nuts'