Nearly half the UK’s carbon footprint comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption, according to a new report.

Scientists have developed a technique that could significantly reduce the time to discover potential new antibody-based drugs to treat disease.

Engineers and scientists have developed a way to convert a sleep apnoea machine into a ventilator to treat people with covid-19.  

Playing video games as a young child has been linked to an increased body mass index (BMI) as a teenager.

Leading cancer experts have  recommended a one-week course of radiotherapy and delaying surgery as the best way to treat patients with rectal cancer during the covid-19 pandemic.