From cotton tips to warmed oil to delicate wire implements, there is no shortage of advice on how to keep your ears clean. But do your ears actually need cleaning? And if they do, what's the safest way to go about it? We asked an expert.
Have you been straining when you visit the toilet lately? It could be a sign you're not getting enough fibre. And along with smoothing things out in the bathroom, a research team has found fibre-rich diets can reduce the risk of life-threatening conditions, including heart disease and stroke.
Released two years ago, the rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus RHDV1-K5 reduced rabbit numbers on some sites by about one third, but failed to spread further — and scientists say an exotic rogue virus is largely to blame.
It's been one week since 157 people were killed after a Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed minutes after take-off on an Ethiopian Airlines flight. Almost 70 years ago, another new aircraft known as "The Comet" was grounded after disintegrating in the sky.
A top Australian university stands by studies into the health benefits of a group that a jury found was a "dangerous cult" making false healing claims, despite its own medical researchers failing to disclose they were devotees.
Thousands of Australians are left suffering every year after their bodies painfully reject grafts and stents, but scientists are feeling optimistic about new liquid they have developed which could help.
An unprotected database in China with the personal information of more than 1.8 million women — including their phone numbers, addresses and even a "BreedReady" status — is uncovered by a Dutch cyber expert.
It took just 90 minutes for fire to race up 20 storeys of the Grenfell Tower, thanks to its combustible aluminium composite panels. But there are ways of making buildings safe — and not all involve completely replacing cladding.
Astronomers have come up with one of the most accurate measurements of the galaxy's mass yet — and as it turns out, it's "on the beefier side", clocking in at about 1.5 trillion times the weight of the Earth's Sun.