Eminent scientist is sacked as Tony Abbott fulfils election pledge to streamline bureaucracy
Cancer Research UK says that the technique shows 'real potential'
People faced with unexpected bill perform worse than they would have done without the financial worry
News of a change at the top sends the software behemoth’s shares soaring
A New York man's multibillion-dollar lawsuit claiming half-ownership of Facebook should be dismissed, a judge said.
US universities are embracing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to attract British students
United manager hits back at Mancini, and says late goals have been a 25-year habit
Manufacturers' measurements do not take into account the caloric value of fibre
Fresh from making $20bn in US flotation, Facebook founder marries his long-term girlfriend
Facebook's first public investors sent its value to $105bn in New York yesterday but there was disappointment that the shares failed to go much higher than their opening price of $38.
US study says nerve agent causes Colony Collapse Disorder
Liverpool have announced plans for a pre-season tour of North America which will include a glamour friendly against Roma in Boston.
One in four people infected with the Aids virus in Southern Africa are hyper-infectious super-carriers, scientists at Harvard University have discovered. By targeting these individuals for treatment, the scientists hope it may be possible to counter the rising number of new HIV infections in the worst-affected parts of the world in what could be a major breakthrough in the fight against the spread of Aids.
A chimpanzee which got hooked on smoking by visitors offering it cigarettes has died at a South African zoo at the relatively advanced age of 52, officials said yesterday. "He appears to have died of old age," said Qondile Khedama, a municipal spokesman.
Runners without shoes land more gently on the ground, avoiding impact injuries
South Africa's former health minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, known as "Dr Beetroot" after her dogged promotion of the vegetable, along with lemons, garlic and olive oil to treat Aids, has died aged 69.