Want to avoid the vomiting bug? Disinfect your sink now!

Want to avoid the vomiting bug Disinfect your sink now! | UPDATED: 01:33 GMT, 4 December 2012 Thousands of people are currently battling the winter vomiting bug — and the chances are that if you haven’t got it yet, then you soon will.

Here comes the sun: Astonishing “solar whip” half a million miles long spotted on the solar surface

Here comes the sun: Astonishing “whip” half a million miles long spotted on solar surface (and scientists say radiation from it is heading for earth) Radiation from the eruption set to hit earth within hours, creating a “moderate geomagnetic storm” Incredible phenomenon could give new insight into how solar eruptions affect electricity supplied on earth

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover: Fossilized human finger, ancient sandal and Martian animal

Fossilized human finger, ancient sandal and Martian animal: UFO hunters spot “evidence of life” on Red Planet in Curiosity Rover”s footage UFO hunters claim to have spotted lights in the Martian skyOne web user believes he spotted ancient human finger and overturned shoe on Mars” surface Experts insist they are nothing more than blemishes on the camera

Over half of "high street" sunglasses on sale in the UK fail to meet EU safety standards

Over half of 'high street' sunglasses on sale in the UK fail to meet EU safety standards Researchers found higher price did not guarantee safety of high street sunglasses | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 24 July 2012 More than half of budget sunglasses purchased on the High Street fail to meet strict EU safety standards, a shocking new study has found.

Olympic security: London’s green space transformed by anti-aircraft guns for Olympic ring of steel

Armed and ready: For the first time since the Second World War, London”s green space is transformed by anti-aircraft guns for Olympic ring of steelRapier and high-velocity missile systems are being installed in Leytonstone, Bow, Blackheath Common and Oxleas Wood, Enfield and Epping ForestIt is the biggest peacetime security operation the country has ever seen

Dental filling of the future kills bacteria and regenerates tooth

Open wide! Dental filling of the future kills bacteria and regenerates tooth Filling contains calcium phosphate nanoparticles that rebuild tooth minerals | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 4 May 2012 The dreaded trip to the dentist to replace a worn-out filling could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a dental breakthrough.