When NERC opened up suggestions to name their new ship, little could they have predicted what the frontrunner would be
Researchers find that men are more attracted to faces that are easily processed in the brain
'If you violate the basic rules of science, you get the wrong answer, and that's what happened here'
The results found the risk of a stroke was higher in the first two days after a daylight saving transition
The possibility of winning a prize is 'as exciting' as a mouthwatering pizza
The winking face was found to be the most effective device to convey sarcasm in an ambiguous message
From IVF puppies to cancer research
Canines to exhibit signs of basic empathy which allow dogs to bond in a manner similar to humans
The study found people who watch the most TV are twice as likely to have poor mental functioning
As Cancer Research UK launches its Grand Challenge to tackle seven of the biggest challenges in understanding and treating the disease, Alan Worsley of the charity explores the possibility of cancer being prevented with a jab
One in six people over the age of 80 in the UK have dementia
George Osborne is expected to announce today that four departments – Transport, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Communities and Local Government and the Treasury – have accepted cuts of 8 per cent a year for the next four years
Researchers into how we perceive black-sounding names brand results of their own study 'disgusting'
But researchers find that intellectually arrogant people are rated lower for leadership and agreeableness by others
The study by Indiana University scientists is the first to show the female body's immune system prepares for pregnancy because of sexual activity
One hour's exercise a day, breastfeeding consistently for 12 months, and hormone replacement therapy are all revealed as good or bad in the fight against cancer in new research from Queensland