The results are in for the first trial of a “poop pill”, which represents a significant breakthrough in the science of faecal therapy. True, it wil(...)

Boston firefighter James Plourde carries an injured girl away from the scene after  the Boston Marathon bombing. Photograph: Ken McGagh/AP Photo/MetroWest Daily News

The Boston Marathon bombs had been packed with metal fragments and placed close to the ground, causing amputations and other s(...)

Two people are reported dead and 22 were injured after two explosions at the finish line of the Boston marathon about three hours after the wi(...)

A functional lab-made kidney. Photograph: Reuters

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have made functioning rat kidneys in the laboratory, a bioengineering achievement that (...)