One of the first studies looking at the evidence in humans shows worrying link between chemical BPA and infertility
The three have been rewarded with a prize worth $1.2m (£750,000) for their work on transportation of materials within cells
BeeLine Reader takes advantage of our ability to register colours without really thinking to guide our eyes down a page of text
A ‘blind spot’ exists about the true benefits of being more active, claims a new study
When Samu Manoa’s mother last saw him, she decided that the 19st-plus Northampton forward was looking a little on the skinny side. “Are they feeding you over there in England?” she asked him. “Give me the coach’s number. I’ll call him.”
As the world waits to see what the North Korean dictatorship does next, the judges of the Pulitzer prizes yesterday honoured a novel acclaimed for its depiction of the secretive state, naming Adam Johnson’s “The Orphan Master’s Son” as the winner of the fiction award after withholding the prize last year.
Finding could lead to new biodegradable devices based on living cells that are capable of detecting changes in the environment
The man behind the world's weirdest running shoes is back with a new hi-tech trainer. Simon Usborne laces up
If you have sex in public, but no one is watching, is it still obscene? Plus bones of ancient giant discovered and that regrettable Romney face tattoo
The ability to recognize faces is so important in humans that the brain appears to have an area solely devoted to the task: the fusiform gyrus.
I just spent a week without one of the most important things in my life. It's something that I never go anywhere without, that I talk to when I'm lonely, that I stare at for hours upon end, day after day. It's there for me when my friends are not. It never argues with me or makes me feel bad about myself. I love it dearly and I can make it tell me that it loves me, too: My iPhone.
It is fantasy football come true. Thirty-two teams picking future gridiron superstars live on prime-time television. What's not to like?
The indiscriminate slaughter of vast numbers of turtles, sharks, albatrosses and other endangered marine animals that get unintentionally caught by fishermen as “by-catch” could be prevented by a radical proposal of mobile marine reserves, scientists said yesterday.
Much-maligned quarterback can guide the 49ers into an unlikely Super Bowl
Skin cells from a 30-year-old woman have been turned directly into mature nerve cells similar to those found in the brain using a procedure that promises to revolutionise the emerging field of regenerative medicine.
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