If there really is a new planet, it won't be called Bowie, as many fans hoped. But who will get the important task of bestowing a title? Simon Usborne investigates
University campuses aren't usually tranquil places - why would this year have been any different?
Pokémon, ethical hacking, Viking studies - those who haven't yet picked their course for next year are spoiled for choice
The Quidditch and Harry Potter Society at Nottingham? That was just the tip of the iceberg
Chief executive of the TPA says 'there is clearly a serious problem and taxpayers have every right to be concerned' if financial rewards are being given to failing institutions
Tooth decay was 10 per cent higher compared to those of a similar age in the general public, UCL finds
Researchers have discovered a new type of neuron found only in the male species
Meet Eileen Cooper: she wants to shake up the art world.
Police described both as stable after they were rushed to hospital with life-threatening – and in the teenager’s case, apparently self-inflicted – wounds
Molecular ions of argon hydride were detected in supernova remnant
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
Prince Charles has apparently been lobbying Jeremy Hunt about the controversial alternative treatment, much to the annoyance of Labour MPs
She has decoded the complexities of the eurozone crisis and quizzed international corporate leaders before audiences of millions, but BBC Breakfast presenter Stephanie McGovern said some viewers still thought her Northern accent meant she was “too common for telly”.
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.