A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that
Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives and extended billions of others. But paradoxically, the more they are used the more the bacteria they fight get stronger, with potentially lethal consequences.
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There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital
Doctors at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital have carried out a pioneering bone-marrow transplant technique. They say the method should help with donor shortages since it does not require a perfect
Pivothead's video-recording specs have undergone only a slight evolution since they launched early last year, gaining live broadcast abilities through the Air Sync add-on. Here at Expand NY, however, seen
These days we have access to a huge array of medicines to protect us from pain, disease and death. But, as Michael Mosley has been discovering, the source of many of our more remarkable medicines have
Scientific research takes place in a lab, doesn't it? Well, not when the developments are in surgery. Then it takes place in the clinics, wards and even the operating theatre.In this week's Scrubbing Prof
A pioneering operation to improve the function of failing hearts while they are still beating has taken place in the UK for the first time. Patients with heart failure struggle to pump blood around the
A clearer picture of what causes Alzheimer's disease is emerging after the largest ever analysis of patients' DNA. A massive international collaboration has now doubled the number of genes linked to the
A heart surgeon at a Swansea hospital has won an award for an invention that cost him 95p to create. Morriston hospital doctor Abdullrazak Hossien made his surgery training simulator out of a sweet tin.
If you regularly walk past a newspaper stand, then "Alzheimer's cure" or "Major Alzheimer's breakthrough" headlines will be a familiar sight. And here we are again. UK researchers have, for the first used
One of Grand Theft Auto’s most iconic elements has always been its soundtrack. Ribcage-rattling beats blaring from a dozen different radio stations and bawdy tongue-in-cheek commercials have become the
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A documentary about the life of Professor Stephen Hawking is to be released in cinemas. When Professor Hawking was diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease aged 21, doctors gave him just three years to live.
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Jim Doyle, a theatre technician from the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham went to his dentist with what felt like a toothache. The dentist removed four of Mr Doyle's teeth but the pain continued.
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