For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite.
Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment.
This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe.
XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies.
Chiropractic is a surprisingly popular form of alternative medicine - so mainstream that it’s hardly ‘alternative’ and so non-scientific that it’s barely ‘medicine’.
There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.
Researchers say they have evidence that a planet about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.
An Australian company is working on technology that takes just minutes to find a genetic marker in blood – and it will fit in a device no bigger than a paddle pop stick