The inclement weather we've been experiencing lately has been good news for some West Country scientists.
Coastal researchers from Plymouth University have been able to carry out experiments to measure the impact of extreme waves and water levels on gravel beaches which are considered natural means of coastal defence
Former Government minister Ann Widdecombe is among the special guests facing their fears of creepy crawlies at Dartmoor Zoo today. It's part of a campaign to raise £1 million for brain tumour research.
Researchers from Plymouth University are at the forefront of the development of treatments for people with brain tumours.
We've all been told to eat our greens because they're good for us. Well it turns out a special type of broccoli really is extra-specially good for us.
Scientifically- designed to have special properties that will fight against cancer and heart disease - a new medical test has found that it's making a real difference to people's lives and health. Our Health Correspondent Jacquie Bird has more.
Jackie Bird reports as a Plymouth professor reveals the results of an eight year national study into Multiple Sclerosis at a national conference today. The project found that cannabis use, shown to ease the symptoms of MS, didn't actually slow the progress of the disease down.