Once derided as being like a plastic bag with the erotic appeal of a jellyfish, the female condom is being reinvented as the next big thing in safe sex.
Brace yourself for the unbelievable next big thing in healthcare: faecal transplants. Bryn Nelson investigates.
Growing nerve tissue and organs is a sci-fi dream. Moheb Costandi met the pioneering researcher who grew eyes and brain cells.
Rats can smell tuberculosis. Dogs can smell cancer. Now they’re being trained to save your life. Emma Young reports.
Like many parents, Sandy is concerned about how much time her 18-month-old spends in front of screens. Weighing up the available evidence, Olivia Solon explains that she might be worrying too much.
Bryn Nelson discovers how medical science is transforming cord blood – a waste product from birth – into a life-saving treatment.
Exploring an alternative use for female condoms: anal sex.
How doctors perform faecal transplants today.
Kyle Bean on how to illustrate the growing of human organs.
The lowdown on donating umbilical cord blood
Could a once-dismissed waste product of birth save lives?
A predecessor to the female condom was available nearly 100 years ago.
A pictorial history of the therapeutic use of faeces.