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HIV breakthrough as treatment eliminates transmission risk

People who are HIV positive and taking medication do not spread the virus when they have sex, a study has found. It means an...

Drone carries donor kidney to transplant patient in world first

A donor kidney has been delivered to a waiting patient at a US hospital by drone for the first time ever. The unmanned machine is...

Facebook: Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan banned for violating hate policy

Facebook has banned Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and other "dangerous individuals" from its main service and Instagram. The accounts of right-wing extremists Paul Nehlen, Milo...

Avengers: Endgame becomes the most tweeted-about movie ever

Avengers: Endgame has become the most tweeted-about film ever. The fourth and final episode in the Avengers series has been included in more than...

The self-driving truck that could reduce congestion

A self-driving 25-tonne dumper truck is being trialled in a bid to speed up UK roadworks - a move which could ease congestion on...

UK must cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050

The UK should reduce greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and stop its contribution to global warming, according to government advisers. The committee on climate...

Overly affectionate pet owners increase risk from drug-resistant bugs

Pet owners are being warned that treating their animal like a human can seriously damage their health. New research conducted by Glasgow's Caledonian University has...

Sherpas like Tenzing Norgay genetically predisposed to living at altitude

Sherpas like Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary first conquered Everest, have inherited genes from a long-extinct human sub-species that help them cope...

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned

Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News. She...

Coffee, fruit and vegetables may cut breast cancer risk

Women who eat and drink coffee, fruit and vegetables may have a boosted defence against breast cancer, according to new research. A study found that...