Buzz off: One simple tactic to prevent swarms of stinging insects invading your picnic
Every new wave of technology appears strange and a little threatening to those of us who have not quite got used to self-service checkouts
'We found that this disruption of the reward system correlates with the number of problems, such as family issues, individuals have because of their marijuana use. Continued marijuana use despite these problems is an indicator of marijuana dependence'
Mitochondrial replacement therapy means that babies inherit genes from a father and two mothers, by replacing faulty DNA in a woman's egg with healthy DNA of another
Many different kinds of primate appear to self-medicate – and for a variety of conditions and reasons. Sophia Daoudi asks if humans should also consider chimplants
'It will be the largest study that’s ever tested the impact of weight loss on cancer– any form of cancer. We are very hopeful'
Unusual structures caused by gas leaking through the sea bed over millions of years
The scientists have instead suggested the best way to protect against HIV is to only have sex in a 'heterosexual family' context
The condition is prompting serious concerns from health officials
But some parts of the country, particularly in the North East, have held on to their accents
Teaching robots to feel pain could help keep them and their human colleagues safer in the future
Scientists hope using dogs could revolutionise how malaria is detected, enabling doctors to identify it quickly and without invasive tests
Once a deeply shameful taboo in society, stigma around masturbation is lessening, with scientists claiming it comes with a number of key health benefits
Teratoma or 'evil twin' tumours are extremely rare and occur when a growth resembling a human body grows inside someone. They can feature bones, hair, teeth and facial features
The report's authors have called for further research to examine the possible link and caution their current results are not yet conclusive
The prematurely-born babies were also found to be more likely to suffer from chronic health problems as adults