British women scientists researching cures to the world’s most deadly diseases are less likely to receive funding than their male counterparts, and also receive significantly smaller sums, a study has found.
Worries about the recession and all-hours access to social media have had noticeable impact on British libidos, researchers say
Living mice able to produce the cells capable of helping to repair a damaged heart
Student accommodation has already been described as ‘bizarre’, ‘crazy’ and ‘a mess’
One in five children who suffer with epilepsy has been accused of being “possessed” after having a seizure, according to shocking new research.
The Royal Society has defended its election of the Duke of York as a fellow despite some of its members branding him "over-colourful" and lacking a scientific background.
The University Of Manchester have become champions of BBC contest University Challenge for a fourth time, to equal the record set by Magdalen College, Oxford.
Criticism follows evidence that state school and ethnic minority pupils struggle to get onto the best courses
It’s used in everything from kids parties to medicine – but now supplies are running so low scientists want to ration it. Steve Connor reports on the great helium shortage
Britain’s “dash-for-gas” strategy has been undermined just a day before chancellor George Osborne is set to place the fossil fuel at the heart of UK energy policy, as a new report finds the economy would be better off harnessing offshore wind instead.
Anti-war campaigners have criticised a leading university over a “secretive” speech being made by former prime minister Tony Blair.
The craftsmen who armed the Terracotta Army in northern China 2,200 years ago may have developed a pioneering production system similar to the one used by the car maker Toyota.
From Europe to the Far East, British universities are enticing students overseas to their outreach campuses
A degree from a prestigious university is usually seen as a guarantee of a well-paid job. In reality, it's more like a raffle ticket: from Goldman Sachs to a bowling alley, LSE alumnus Theron Mohamed charts the diverse fortunes of his peers in the six months since graduation.
As Mary Nighy, the daughter of two celebrated British actors, makes her directing debut in the West End, she explains why the theatre's a good place for women now
Can you see pain? A new exhibition at the Menier Gallery explores this very concept.