England cricketers Matt Prior, Stuart Broad prevent a suicide

England cricketers Matt Prior and Stuart Broad helped rescue a man preparing to jump off a bridge near the team hotel in Sydney.

New research may help fight motor neurone disease

Researchers have investigated why the progression of motor neurone disease following onset of symptoms varies in speed, even in the presence of a known genetic cause of the condition.

Stephen Hawking misses birthday event

Defying the odds of medicine, Stephen Hawking, widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists, celebrated his 70th birthday on Sunday.