At Easter, the temptation of chocolate lurks everywhere. Resisting the urge to overdo it is an important part of eating healthily. But medical researchers say that some of the ingredients in cocoa could play a role, as part of a nutritious diet, in preventing cardiovascular problems.
Made-to-measure glasses would be more comfortable than normal ones, look better and work more effectively, according to one of a group of research projects that are developing ways to 3D print healthcare products on demand.
The fight against poverty-related diseases is gaining ground as scientists prepare trials of vaccines for hookworm, leishmaniasis and other parasitic diseases common in the developing world, thanks to the support of public research funding.
Pan-European conference discusses the future of innovation in the EU.
Learning how the brain decodes subtle social signals like body language could help people with autism.
Food insecurity leads to increased migration, says Cristina Amaral.