How social eating helps connect communities

New research from the University of Oxford has revealed that the more often people eat with others, the more likely they are to feel...

Renting costs put home ownership out of reach for private tenants

Private tenants are struggling to get a foot on the housing ladder because of the costs that come with renting, Citizens Advice can reveal. A...

Could artificial human life be soon grown in the lab?

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have managed to create a structure resembling a mouse embryo in culture, using two types of stem cells...

Thousands of middle aged Brits with Cancer forced to borrow from their parents

Thousands of middle-aged people in the UK are being forced to borrow money from their parents because of the cost of having cancer, according...

Government plans for two year degree course

Government proposes amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill that will make real flexibility in learning a reality. The government has announced that it...

Scientists close in on cracking ‘Enigma code’ of common cold

Scientists at the Universities of York, Leeds, and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking, what scientists have called, the ‘Enigma Code’...

Culture Minister steps in to prevent George III mahogany wheel barometer from export

A rare Georgian barometer is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price...

Are we alone?

Life may have evolved on at least three planets in a newly discovered solar system just 39 light years from Earth, NASA has announced NASA's...

Loneliness epidemic costs UK businesses £2.5 billion a year

The UK’s loneliness epidemic is costing employers a massive £2.5billon a year, according to a major new study published today The research, which was commissioned...

Brutally murdered’ Pictish man brought back to life

Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to...