Quantum technology could help diagnose and treat a heart condition that affects around one million people in the UK, a new study suggests.
A portable coronavirus test kit that takes just 50 minutes from sample to result could be available for use on NHS staff within weeks, a scientist has said.
Leading a healthy lifestyle can help give people a “golden glow” by improving their skin colour, according to new research.
Nasa astronauts have reported that lettuce grown entirely in space is as nutritious and safe to eat as lettuce grown on Earth.
Rats, like humans, avoid actions that can cause pain to their fellow beings, scientists have found.
Patients with memory issues could be checked for Alzheimer’s disease with a blood test at their doctor’s surgery, a study has suggested.
Scientists are hoping to find a way to track down paedophiles just from their hands.
Heart health problems in someone’s twenties may affect brain health decades later, research has suggested.
Complications from measles are more serious than people realise, doctors have warned, amid increasing cases and “unfounded fears” about the vaccine.
A military veteran who lost part of his arm in Afghanistan has become the first person to receive a 3D-printed “hero arm” on the NHS.
Scientists have discovered life in tiny bubbles in so-called flammable ice, providing a “tantalising clue” about the existence of life on other planets.
Coronavirus appears to be capable of spreading from person to person and between cities, new findings suggest.
Scientists believe they have come up with a formula for the perfect cup of coffee – it needs fewer beans which are ground more coarsely.
The majority of people in the UK would support the widespread use of drones if stringent safety, security and monitoring measures existed, a new report has suggested.
A scan that involves magnetising molecules can let doctors see in real time which regions of a breast tumour are active, new research suggests.
Scientists have developed what they call living concrete by using sand, gel and bacteria.
A common gut bacteria can slow and even reverse build-up of a protein associated with Parkinson’s, new research has suggested.
It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but scientists have developed a machine that can keep human livers alive for one week outside the body.
A school student interning at Nasa helped to discover a planet with two stars, the agency has announced.
One of the first people in Scotland to take part in a new trial for Huntington’s disease (HD) says the programme has taken him from a “real place of darkness”.
Metal particles released by worn-out brake pads may have the same harmful effects on the immune system as diesel exhaust fumes, according to new research.
While you wouldn’t expect to find yourself sitting next to a cuttlefish in the cinema, the world of 3D movies and glasses is not closed-off to the creatures.
Scientists have developed a test that uses a smartphone camera to diagnose urinary tract infections in 25 minutes.
Men with testicular cancer could be spared some of the side effects of chemotherapy after new research suggested their treatment could be halved.
Six new exoplanets orbiting very close to their stars could hold the key to understanding more about the Earth’s geology, astronomers say.
Fifty new low-cost washing machines designed by a British university student are to be installed at an Iraq refugee camp this week.
Astronomers believe they have uncovered the mystery as to how ancient black holes grew quickly to become supermassive objects around 12 billion years ago.
Regular cannabis use could affect heart structure and function, new research suggests.
Travelling up a river flowing as fast as three metres per second is no simple feat for any creature but certain insects have super strong suction organs that make it a walk in the park.
Scientists have identified cells key to motor neurone disease (MND) and hope the research breakthrough brings a cure a step closer.