Amazon expected to post record quarterly sales growth – analysts

Online retailer could be on track to overtake Apple as the world’s biggest firm, experts say Amazon will report a record-breaking 40% increase in sales in the first three months of the year to $50bn (£35.8bn) on Thursday as the Read More

Gustav Born obituary

Prominent pharmacologist whose pioneering work on how the body stops bleeding improved the detection of thrombosis In 1945, Gustav Born, a young and recently qualified doctor serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps, was among the first allied staff to Read More

NHS preparing to offer ‘game-changing’ cancer treatment

Health service chief calls for affordable access to CAR-T, which modifies immune system to destroy cancer cells The NHS is preparing to fast-track a “game-changing” cancer treatment into hospitals, its chief executive has said, calling for the manufacturers to help Read More

Beware the long face: horses remember your mood

Horses are wary of people who were angry-looking if they meet them again, and more positive to people who they last saw smiling The following news is straight from the horse’s mouth: our equine companions can remember human facial expressions, Read More

Facebook chief's select committee session: five things we heard

MPs grilled Mike Schroepfer on Cambridge Analytica. Here’s what he and they had to say Mike Schroepfer may not have been Mark Zuckerberg, but Facebook’s chief technology officer was nevertheless forced to admit in front of MPs that the company Read More