Paracetamol is widely used during pregnancy and has long been considered to be completely safe. Photograph: PA Wire

Women who take acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy may be putting their children at increased risk of developing behavioural problems,(...)

During the Stone Age, a group of men hammer at rock in order to manufacture flints. Photograph: Kean Collection/Getty Images

You’d be forgiven for thinking that spices came to Ireland with the arrival of Uncle Ben or Celtic Tiger foodies. However, it now appears that flav(...)

When Prof Ian Hargreaves answered his mobile while out walking his dog, to find a minister at the other end asking him to do a report on copyri(...)

It is the most widely used anti-depressant in history, has entered into our cultural lexicon and was perhaps the only pharmaceutical to ever be(...)