Sharks reel in fans in Eastern Mediterranean winter waters

The wind was blowing, clouds blocked the sun and the sea was choppy and cold, but Hagai Mayer and his two friends...

'Paradise on Earth': Ghost of North Korea propaganda still haunts

Harunori Kojima still remembers the hot tears of joy that warmed his face against the sleet as he watched two...

Portugal nurses suspend strike but vow to fight on

A nurses' strike in Portugal which brought non-essential operations to a standstill for nearly three weeks over...

Facebook needs regulation – here's why it should be done by algorithms

Parliamentary report likened it to 'digital gangster'

Vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer

The rapid scale-up of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer in a...

British consumers discard 680 million items of clothing a year

Fixing throwaway fashion culture will take far more than a 1p tax

Brexit: journalists must now focus on policy not personalities

Media largely remains quite critical

Seven myths and truths about healthy skin

Some myths can be 'stubbornly enduring'

Fountain of youth? Study finds new anti-ageing compound in plant

Substance in plant removes 'cellular garbage' that builds up in cells

Making cities more walkable: how other people influence our journeys

Urban planners have much to learn from social influences

What happens to the natural world if all the insects disappear?

Consequences for agriculture and wildlife would be dire

'Smiling depression': here's why that's particularly dangerous

These people might be particularly vulnerable to suicide

A child’s right to family

There is a saying which goes: “Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and...

Interior design of the future will seem like magic

Smart homes will be getting much smarter

Tiny S.Africa beach restaurant crowned best in world

World Restaurant Awards are overseen by 100 judges

Hugely successful Mars mission is helping us design the next Rover

Opportunity rover has been pronounced dead

'Killer' cells raise hope of universal flu vaccine

'Extraordinary breakthrough' could lead to one-shot vaccine

Virus-infested fungus could help cut chemical pesticides

With the world needing 2bn tonnes of crops a year, alternative is needed

Admitting that vaccinology is imperfect science may be better way to defeat sceptics

Vaccines have saved more lives than any other medical intervention

Lend me your name

The concept of ‘prestanome mandate’ is often misconstrued, perhaps due to the wrong impression had by...