Health

Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ordering urgent action to ensure that children and young people in Britain are protected against measles. The disease can be stopped through two doses of the MMR vaccine, but immunisation rates have been falling for a number of reasons. And the UK has lost its measles-free […]

The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Papworth marks first ‘successful’ UK heart transplant

Organ donation: ‘My hero, he gave me his liver’

Technology

The floating farm for cows

A herd of cows is living on a floating farm in the middle of Europe’s busiest port of Rotterdam. The animals are part of an experiment to produce food more sustainably, and closer to people. Peter van Wingerden, founder of Beladon, told BBC Radio 5 Live: “No matter how much rain falls, no matter how […]

Nasa picks headquarters for Moon lander

Elephant protection debate to dominate conservation meeting

Welsh bees threatened by deadly disease American Foulbrood