Schools should exclude children who have not had MMR jab, says leading scientist

Schools should exclude children who have not had MMR jab, says leading scientistDr Craig Venter, a leading biologist, said unvaccinated children are a 'hazard to society'Department of Health said that such measures were unnecessary and risked alienating parents By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 08:44 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:58 GMT, 25 April 2013 Schools should have the right to refuse access to pupils who have not had the MMR jab, a leading scientist has said.

Women on the pill pick partners with round faces and narrow jawbones, preferring more effeminate less manly looking men, study finds

Women who take the contraceptive pill choose less masculine men, study reveals Women on the pill pick partners with round faces and narrow jawbonesStudy compared romantic preferences of straight women ages 18-24Less 'masculine' looks associated with faithfulness and stabilityMale less likely to look 'manly' in couples who met when woman was on pill By Deni Kirkova PUBLISHED: 15:37 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 28 March 2013 Contrary to popular belief, a strong jaw and masculine looks may not be what all women want, a new study has revealed.

Cancer row over GM foods as French study claims it did THIS to rats… and can cause organ damage and early death in humans

Cancer row over GM foods as study says it did THIS to rats… and can cause organ damage and early death in humansFrench team claim bestselling brand of GM corn caused tumours and multiple organ damageLeading scientists have questioned the study and its results, claiming it has “no value”

Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river (and please stop sniggering at the back)

Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river that looks remarkably like a piece of the human anatomy (and stop sniggering). Forgive us if this puts you off your dinner because, as snakes go, this is not much of a charmer.

"Bionic" woman who competed in the London Marathon will cycle from Paris to London for charity

'Bionic' woman who competed in the London Marathon will cycle from Paris to London for charity | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 18 June 2012 She captured the hearts of the nation when she miraculously crossed the finish line of the London Marathon by using bionic legs.

How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy

Jaroslav Flegr is no kook. And yet, for years, he suspected his mind had been taken over by parasites that had invaded his brain. So the prolific biologist took his science-fiction hunch into the lab. What he’s now discovering will startle you. Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping into our brains, causing everything from car wrecks to schizophrenia?

Moebius Syndrome: Sharp-eyed viewer diagnoses her grandson with rare nerve condition after watching documentary

Sharp-eyed viewer diagnoses her grandson with rare nerve condition after watching documentaryDoctors baffled by Declan Hayton's symptoms Grandmother spots child displaying same traits on TVTwo-year-old finally diagnosed with Moebius Syndrome A grandmother was able to diagnose a toddler's one-in-a-million illness – which had left doctors baffled for years – after spotting the symptoms on television.