IF LANDING in soggy Britain after a holiday in the sun is not enough to sap the soul, spending an hour queuing at border control does the trick.
Last November the Lillie Road Health Centre in London had just 4,970 patients on its books. Three months later it had 19,104.
LUANN STOTTLEMYER has had diabetes for 23 years, but it was only in 2016 that her doctor prescribed a treatment that changed her life.
THE past decade has seen the smartphone become a portal for managing daily life. Consumers use their pocket computers to bank, buy and befriend.
Humans have always dreamed of better, fitter, longer-lasting bodies. But while many science-fiction fantasies, from videophones to self-driving cars, have been realised, health technology has lagged behind.
When you were a kid, what did you think the future would look like? Hoverboards, Back to the Future style? Flying Cars a la The Jetsons?
Humanity has gone to great lengths to prevent pregnancy. The Ancient Egyptians used mashed crocodile dung as a vaginal suppository. Contraceptive devices deployed in the 19th century included the womb veil.
The internet is about to get a lot more VR-friendly: Mozilla’s Firefox 55, rolling out now, supports WebVR, which lets you experience VR content on the web with an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headset.
Bioengineers at the University of Illinois have turned a smartphone into a portable diagnostic laboratory capable of performing a range of spectrum analyses that is currently done using large and expensive stationary machines.
Josh Browder opened the door to his low-slung house on a leafy street in Palo Alto, California, in the same outfit he was wearing when we met the week before: black jeans and a grey T-shirt. This time, though, he was shoeless. He’d been up all night coding
The app, the brainchild of a Higgs Boson physicist, has been certified as a valid birth control in the European Union.
When the Large Hadron Collider finished its first run in 2012, Elina Berglund was thrilled.