Hinkley Point: UK approves nuclear plant deal

The government has approved a new £18bn nuclear power station in the UK after imposing "significant new safeguards" to protect national security. The new plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset is being...

Chinese medicine plant secrets probed

Scientists have unravelled one of the secrets of a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine. The Chinese skullcap - known as Huang-Qin - is traditionally used for fever, liver and lung...