New biomedical techniques are creating vast amounts of data and transforming the scientific landscape.
Meet the scientists finding out how we can defeat our inner trolls and build more cooperative digital societies.
Could a once-dismissed waste product of birth save lives?
The lowdown on donating umbilical cord blood
Bryn Nelson discovers how medical science is transforming cord blood – a waste product from birth – into a life-saving treatment.
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.
Rats can smell tuberculosis. Dogs can smell cancer. Now they’re being trained to save your life. Emma Young reports.
Kyle Bean on how to illustrate the growing of human organs.
Growing nerve tissue and organs is a sci-fi dream. Moheb Costandi met the pioneering researcher who grew eyes and brain cells.
A pictorial history of the therapeutic use of faeces.
How doctors perform faecal transplants today.
Brace yourself for the unbelievable next big thing in healthcare: faecal transplants. Bryn Nelson investigates.
Exploring an alternative use for female condoms: anal sex.
A predecessor to the female condom was available nearly 100 years ago.
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.