Scientists in Britain have discovered the strongest biological material known to man, a limpet tooth. Photograph: Thinkstock.

Scientists in Britain have discovered the strongest biological material known to man, a limpet tooth. Spider silk used to claim the number one slot fo(...)

Breast pain can restrict a woman’s ability to exercise, which is ‘an important quality of life issue’. Photograph: Eric Luke

In the days before the London Marathon last year, scientists from the University of Portsmouth in England approached female racers and asked th(...)

Financial shocks coming from weak euro zone countries are three times more likely to destabilise the region’s economies than shocks from richer countries, according to new research. Photograph:  Michael Dalder/Reuter

Financial shocks coming from weak euro zone countries are three times more likely to destabilise the region’s economies than shocks from richer(...)