Men with high levels of testosterone have a secret flaw - less effective immune systems, researchers have discovered
There is "no clear link" between secondhand smoke and lung cancer, a study led by researchers at Stanford University has found.
Even copper's high electrical conductivity is beginning to hold back computers as scientists push the material to its limits
The Republicans are on a hot streak thanks to Obamacare's false start
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
A previously infertile woman has given birth to a healthy baby, after scientists discovered a way to beat the menopause by inducing ovaries to produce eggs.
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
As mysteries go, the one involving the Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and his "dead" girlfriend takes some beating. Yesterday, like the next chapter in a detective novel, it unveiled another twist which will only serve to ratchet up the interest in this bizarre story.
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?
David Cameron now has a special app to run the country. But what else is on his iPad? John Rentoul sneaks an iPeek