Rise of the machines

More people are buying coffee machines for the home, creating a market dividing along lines of style and performance, convenience and connoisseurship, writes Josh Sims

New drugs, vaccines, gels and foams are on the way

More than 50 drugs, as well as vaccines and protective gels and creams, are in development as researchers search for new ways to tackle HIV, writes Roger Dobson

Futurology: potentials and probabilities

Finding a "cure" for ageing has become the Holy Grail, and with the possibilities for how we turn back the clock becoming ever more rapid and varied, Gerit Quealy looks at what the future of the industry holds