Scientists have known about Ebola since 1976, and the Democratic Republic of Congo has had nine outbreaks since then. But now one shot might beat it.
When a chemist raised concerns about the blood testing machines' high error rates, she was ignored. So she resigned.
How safe is it to drive when you haven’t had much sleep? Just like drinking alcohol, it turns out we’re not always a good judge of how mentally impaired we are
The biomass of living organisms on the planet has halved since human civilisation began, and humans now outweigh all wild mammals tenfold
Researchers spent four years looking for Chinese giant salamanders and only found 24 – and that’s not even the worst bit of news
Cancer researcher Mel Greaves has suggested that a lack of exposure to microbes in a baby’s first year can make children more likely to get a form of leukaemia
Trials of artificial intelligence show it can spot diseases that doctors miss – but rolling the tech out across the UK might prove more difficult
The small moons that orbit in Saturn’s rings have a range of odd shapes, all of which may have come from smaller moonlets crashing into one another and merging
As lava from Kilauea plunges into the Pacific Ocean, clouds of hot acidic steam are being blasted off – and the eruption shows no signs of slowing down
Scientists figured out one species is actually at least five. Which means conservationists have been going about trying to save the creature all wrong.