Road verges to be turned into allotments amid cost of living crisis
Road verges will be turned into allotments after a council gave residents the green light to help feed people amid the cost of living crisis.
The Shipwrecked Mariners' Society has announced the winners of its tenth annual photography competition, which showcase the UK's relationship with the sea in vivid clarity.
You don't need to be top of the class to be a spy, the GCHQ chief has told children, as the agency publishes its first kids' puzzle book. Sir Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ, said it was a “myth” that everyone at Britain’s cyber spy agency is…
A “remarkable” new drug that slows and even reverses symptoms of motor neurone disease (MND) in a year has been hailed as a “treatment milestone” for those with the progressive condition.
Haemophiliacs could receive a single injection to cure the faulty gene that causes the disease, a University College London (UCL) study suggests There are around 6,000 people in the UK with haemophilia, a genetic condition which disproportionately…
A psychedelic chemical found in magic mushrooms is safe to give to people in small doses, early research suggests. The findings from King’s College London are based on a trial which gave 60 people psilocybin in either a 10 or 25 milligram dose.
A genetic “Swiss army knife” has been created which could treat incurable hereditary diseases such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anaemia and Parkinson’s. The technology is an improvement on the ground-breaking Crispr gene-editing procedure first…
A novel material, dubbed 'vegan spider silk', has been created by researchers at the University of Cambridge and may be a long-term replacement for single-use plastic.
Swallowable cameras the size of capsules will be given to NHS patients in a “sci-fi” bid to check for cancer. Taking more than 57,000 pictures as they work through the digestive system, the disposable devices are intended to replace complicated and…
The UK's population of cranes has reached its highest level for more than 400 years, conservationists have said.
Food can be eaten for up to six months after the best-before date and weeks beyond its use-by date, according to consumer watchdogs.