The Airports Commission backs a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.
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Researchers have come up with a new solution to alleviate the environmental burden of discarded electronics. They have demonstrated the feasibility of making microwave biodegradable thin-film transistors from a transparent, flexible biodegradable substrate made from inexpensive wood, called cellu...
The massive breach of federal employees' personal data shows the need to make officials step up the level of security
A solar powered plane is encountering its first weather front during its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean.
US physicist Eli Yablonovitch, who first created "photonic crystals" to repel, trap and steer light, will receive the Newton Medal from the UK's Institute of Physics.
After its watered down plans were attacked in March, the EU reaches a deal to end mobile data roaming charges and define net neutrality rules.
Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes is found after going missing from his home in Majorca
Scientists have synthesized qualitative and quantitative evidence to form a clearer picture of the extent and types of mistreatment that occurs during childbirth in health facilities. Such initiatives are key to developing policies to reduce and ultimately eliminate this inhumane and degrading ph...
10 years after graduating, many have found financially solid and meaningful employment in the private sector, according to a new report.
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging causes cancer. But such studies have serious flaws, including their reliance on an unproven statistical model, according to a recent article.
There may be a reciprocal, causal pathway between job strain and disturbed sleep, implying that interventions to treat sleep problems may improve work satisfaction, researchers have learned.
Independent experts are reassuring women a common type of surgery for urinary incontinence is safe and effective.
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began.
A computer game could help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small study from the University of Exeter.