The number of living and eligible organ donors, organs donated and transplants all fell last year compared to the previous 12 months, officials have said.
Scotland will move to an opt-out system for organ donation after a majority of MSPs voted to support the change.
Medical students in the US have discovered that a woman who lived to the ripe old age of 99 had all her internal organs – except for her heart – in the wrong place.
A specialist nurse in organ donation has encouraged people to discuss their wishes after death with their families – to make sure they are fulfilled.
McLaren’s Applied Technologies team has created special body armour that uses materials normally found in Formula One cars.
In a groundbreaking study, scientists have created a human-pig hybrid for the first time.