England's 20 worst learner drivers have attempted the practical test more than 700 times between them, it emerges.

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Human body's 'shock absorber' discovered.A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences has investigated tropoelastin - the building block of elastin, which is what gives skin, arteries and lungs their elasticity. Tropoelastin is known for having an odd structure, with a claw-like foot at one end which attaches to cells in the body while a pogo stick-like spring on the other end opens and closes to provide elasticity."We found it functions as a shock absorber between the two locations."

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Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may be the underlying cause of phobias

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Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away. (via BBC News; image via ESO)

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CRISPR has been heralded as the biggest scientific breakthrough of 2015 across the board. This infographic will help you understand why.

CRISPR has been heralded as the biggest scientific breakthrough of 2015 across the board. This infographic will help you understand why.

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Belief in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent study conducted by McLean Hospital investigators.

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