Nearly half (49%) of all co-ed maintained schools in England do not send even one girl on to do physics A-level, a new report from the Institute of Physics (IOP) reveals today.
More pupils do physics and chemistry after the age of 16 in schools which provide a more comprehensive range of careers supervision and advice, according to new research by academics at the University of York.
It is the second most deadly disease in the Western world and one of the most feared diagnoses a patient can face. A new book is aiming to improve our understanding of cancer.
The commonly-used painkiller Paracetamol can protect against kidney failure after severe muscle injury, according to research at the University of Essex.
Biomedical Science graduates at the University of Essex are bucking the trend when it comes to students having trouble finding jobs after their degrees.
Sustainability is a big issue in business, and universities are responding by offering corporate social responsibility elements to their business programmes.
Anita Diaz, a Senior Lecturer in Ecology at Bournemouth University, explains how a simple childish inquisitiveness about the natural world turned into a career of exploration and interaction with the environment.
Musical sounds created by longitudinal vibrations within the Sun's atmosphere, have been recorded and accurately studied for the first time by experts at the University of Sheffield.
The time and money needed by business and public sector organisations to introduce carbon emission monitoring measures could put a strain on future investments in technology that can actually lower the energy bill.
Calling all foodies wondering what to do with their A-Level results - Why not consider a career working with some of the world's most loved food and drink brands? Food and drink is the UK's largest manufacturing sector.
British workers turn to tea to stay sharp in the workplace, despite the encroachment of coffee into our national culture, a new study out today has revealed.
New university study finds that pomegranate juice reduces stress hormone levels in British workers.
New research reveals that over consumption of sugary drinks dull our taste buds and our enjoyment.
New research has revealed that 15-year-olds who saw the most films showing smoking were 73% more likely to have tried a cigarette than those exposed to the least.
The NHS is a huge organisation and there are roles ranging from porters to accountants, healthcare assistants, gardeners , to ambulance drivers and switchboard operators.
You are six times more likely to end up at the doctors with an acute respiratory infection (ARI) if you have recently used a bus or tram. Find out more...
A new report released by Mind for the We Need To Talk coalition has called on the Government to fulfil its promise to make psychological therapies available across the country to people who need them.
Conspiracy theories - such as those surrounding the death of Princess Diana - are more likely to be believed by people who are willing themselves to conspire, new research at the University of Kent has shown.
Student sleuths are to put their forensic skills to the test in a CSI-style summer school at the University of Leicester.
New research suggests eating vegetables gives you a healthy tan. A study showed that eating a healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables gives you a more healthy golden glow than the sun.
To understand how animals experience the world and how they should be treated, people need to better understand their emotional lives.
Nearly half of young people are missing out on career opportunities due to a lack of information from schools and universities, and despite having the skills employers want, according to a new survey by CompTIA
The University of Sheffield's School of Law and South Yorkshire Police recently teamed up to teach local primary school children about the law and how to tackle cyber bullying.
Luther Knight, an undergraduate at City University London in Islington, has launched Digitally Maintained - a technical support service run by student volunteers. It aims to give both individuals and organisations free advice on IT issues.
It's really disappointing to see that over 55% of students are still not considering a career in science or technology.