Historic levels of particles in the atmosphere released from pre-industrial era fires, and their cooling effect on the planet, may have been significantly underestimated according to a new study.

Women are at a greater risk of dying after a heart attack than men because their condition is being misdiagnosed, a leading researcher has told MPs.

Scientists have measured the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs’ diet by growing their food in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago.

Young children with better eye-to-hand co-ordination were more likely to achieve higher scores for reading, writing and maths according to new research.

Additional cuts to fossil fuel emissions are required to limit global warming due to greenhouse gases from wetlands and permafrost, according to new research.