Three American scientists have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for isolating a gene that plays a crucial role in how our bodies synchronise with the rhythms of the day.
He thought it was a cold, his doctors were worried it might be cancer, but in fact it was a small children's toy that he'd breathed in when he was a child.
New research suggests that "internet gaming disorder" doesn't last very long and has no direct impact on players' health, so lumping it in with gambling or substance addictions may not be sensible.
Scientists have used a genetic editing tool to knock out a gene in early-stage human embryos – the first time that's happened in Britain.
Our odds of keeping warming below 1.5°C and avoiding really serious problems have gone up, according to new research by the Met Office and others.
If you know you want kids ~at some point~, here's some essential information.
TL;DR: You don't need to worry about endless scrolling on your iPhone ~too~ much.
After 20 years in space, some amazing science, and some unbelievable images, the Cassini-Huygens mission finally came to an end. We asked two of the scientists who worked on it what the mission meant to them.
The government just published its proposals for EU science collaboration, but academics said it ignored the big questions of free movement and European Court of Justice jurisdiction.
“This thing about alternative facts and fake news… We’ve been living it in the autism community for 20 years.”
There's been hardly any research into most residents of the deep oceans, despite it being the biggest habitat on Earth – and it's making them harder to protect, according to a new review.
You'll probably have seen a thousand headlines saying "alcohol is good for you" or "alcohol is bad for you". Here's how to read those stories.
Scientists Are "Appalled" At The BBC Putting A Climate Change Denier On Radio 4's Flagship News Show
Jim Al-Khalili and Brian Cox, two prominent scientists and BBC presenters, have criticised the Today programme's decision to interview Lord Lawson.
“This is not the beginning of designer babies,” said one bioethicist. But good luck getting people to believe that.
A bit like a lily, actually.
The results of too many scientific studies aren't standing up to scrutiny. Here's how a group of scientists think they can (partly) change that.
Industry bodies say that if Britain leaves the EU's medicines regulator without some sort of deal, it could have "catastrophic" consequences for patients, as well as for medical research and the pharmaceutical industry.
UPDATED: Boo. The least fun answer – it appears to be a PR stunt by the Eden Project.
Thanks to Jurassic Park, we all think of Tyrannosaurus rex sprinting after its prey, but a new computer model suggests that if it had tried that its legs would have broken.
Damian Green, the cabinet secretary, said medical devices weren't covered by the Euratom treaty – but radiologists say he's wrong.