Inquests into the deaths of London Bridge terror attack victims Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones will be opened at the Old Bailey.
Measles can cause long-term damage to the immune system – resetting it to a baby-like state and leaving people vulnerable to other infections, scientists have said.
Engineers have developed a vegetable-picking robot to complete the challenging task of harvesting lettuces.
Great British Bake Off presenter Sandi Toksvig is to be made an Honorary Fellow by the Cambridge University college where she completed her degree as it celebrates its 150th anniversary.
Grime star Stormzy has said it is “ridiculous” that the scholarship he is offering to help black Cambridge University students pay their tuition fees has been branded racist.
Trinidadian writer Ingrid Persaud has won the BBC National Short Story Award for her debut tale about a father-son relationship, The Sweet Sop.
Grime artist Stormzy has said he hopes that a scholarship he is offering to help black Cambridge University students pay their tuition fees serves as a reminder to young people from all backgrounds that they have the opportunity to get the best education.
A “super-Earth” 1,400 light years away has emerged as the exoplanet most likely of any known to support alien life.
Artificial embryos built from scratch using stem cells have been created by British scientists.
A powerful gene editing tool with the potential to revolutionise medicine could also increase the risk of cancer, scientists have warned.