Strict adherence to Government coronavirus lockdown guidelines and overall confidence in government are at all-time lows, new data suggests.
University College London
Children and young people could be half as likely to catch coronavirus than adults, a scientific review of studies from around the world has suggested.
Handwashing six to 10 times a day is linked to a lower risk of seasonal coronavirus, supporting public health guidance around measures for the Covid-19 outbreak, research suggests.
Children with autistic traits are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those who do not have these traits, scientists have said.
People from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities are two to three times more likely to die from coronavirus, new research suggests.
Growing speculation over the easing of lockdown restrictions has led to an increase in stress levels among those worried about becoming seriously ill from Covid-19, according to research.
Selectively lifting lockdown measures could lead to resentment and anger among the population which has otherwise shown collective solidarity, an expert has said.
Huge underwater landslides dating back millions of years have enabled UK scientists to identify a potential new tsunami risk in Indonesia.
Researchers across the world are working around the clock to develop vaccines and treatments for coronavirus.
With the coronavirus pandemic maintaining its grip on the world, the hunt for specific treatments continues.
Heavy drinking into older age adds up to 4cm (1.6in) to the waistline, new research suggests.
Quantum technology could help diagnose and treat a heart condition that affects around one million people in the UK, a new study suggests.
Scotland will need to use substantial resources and have “razor-sharp priorities” to have any significant influence on the EU, academics have said.
New technology is enabling cancer scientists to look at individual cells, potentially leading to personalised treatments, research suggests.
Multiple genes contribute to problems in memory and decision-making associated with Down’s syndrome, research suggests.
Small predators like spiders and ladybirds are the most likely to be lost when natural habitats are converted for human use, research suggests.
Scientists have unlocked some of the secrets behind the preservation of a 2,600-year-old human brain that was discovered in York.
Vapers who have also smoked tobacco may be at greater risk of stroke compared to people who only smoke cigarettes, new research suggests.
Doctors are one step closer to using regenerated tissue to treat patients due to breakthroughs in stem cell research, according to a new study.
One dose of ketamine could help heavy drinkers cut their alcohol intake, a study has suggested.
Scientists have linked a rare gene mutation with protecting a woman from developing symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Some people can recognise a tune in the blink of an eye, new research suggests.
Scientists in the UK have made a “world first” discovery on a distant planet that hosts both water and temperatures which could support life.
A single enzyme found in early single-cell life forms could explain why oxygen levels in the atmosphere remained low for half of the Earth’s existence.
High blood pressure and large increases in blood pressure in mid-life may be associated with poor brain health later in life, scientists say.
High blood pressure and large increases in blood pressure in midlife may be associated with poor brain health later in life, scientists say.
Middle-aged adults with healthy hearts have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, a study suggests.
The life of an Aberdeen woman who helped reveal the hidden mysteries of ancient Egypt will be celebrated at a new city attraction.
The mystery of how human embryos develop in the early stages after fertilisation will be potentially unravelled by a new research project.
Adding canned laughter to the end of a punchline increases how funny people find a joke, a study suggests.