World’s oldest man dies at 116 years of age
Jiroemon Kimura’s life, which came to an end yesterday, spanned three centuries, four Japanese emperors, 61 prime ministers and two world wars. What was the secret to his long life?
Horsemeat discovered in British beef burgers
Consumers are disgusted by the discovery that a batch of Tesco beef burgers contained horsemeat. Why are we revolted by eating some animals but happy to feast on others?
Trillions of alien cells found hiding in human body
Scientists have compiled a list of every microbe found in a healthy human body. The conclusion: there are trillions of them. And we need our parasites as much as they need us.