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Highly antibiotic-resistant MRSA strain that arose in pigs ‘can jump to humans’

The strain has become the dominant type of MRSA in European livestock, probably due to widespread antibiotic use in pig farming, researchers say.

Scientists link increased risk of early death to a simple test

Researchers say standardised test for balance is not included in health checks of middle-aged and older people

Mummified remains of 30,000 year old baby mammoth found in Canadian gold fields

First near-complete and best-preserved mummified woolly mammoth found in North America

Scientists find a way to grow plants in complete darkness

‘Imagine someday giant vessels growing tomato plants in the dark and on Mars’

Scientists say inability to complete simple at-home test is linked to increased risk of early death

Researchers say standardised test for balance is not included in health checks of middle-aged and older people

Body less able to absorb protein from vegan ‘meat’, study suggests

Findings may lead to development of ingredients to increase uptake of nutrients from plant-based products

Studying slow ageing of cold-blooded creatures could unlock secrets to human longevity

Pattern of ageing in these creatures does not resemble that seen in humans or other animals, researchers say

World’s largest bacterium found which is size of human eyelash

The bacterum is the equivalent of a human the size of Mount Everest

Primary school-aged children saw biggest rise in pandemic screen time use

Researchers suggest the increases were associated with a negative impact on diet, sleep, mental health and eye health.

Tortoises can slow down ageing process, study suggests

Not all creatures follow the same pattern of weakening and deterioration to old age and death, researchers say.

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