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03 February 2017

Understanding how bacteria communicate may help us overcome the widespread problem of antibiotic resistance.

02 February 2017

Europe’s streets full of grand old buildings bring tourists from around the globe, yet it isn’t the ornate 19th-century...

27 January 2017

Eating well and going for walks in middle age can contribute to cutting your risk of dementia in half.

22 January 2017

Decoding a fruit smoothie with a DNA sequencer.

19 January 2017

The part of the brain that makes you feel full could be impaired in babies of obese mothers, researchers believe –...

18 January 2017

New research takes advances in the Alzheimer’s field and applies them to the field of infection biology to help combat...

18 January 2017

A German blockade at the end of World War II starved 4.5 million Dutch people. Scientists have been studying the...

17 January 2017

Is the antibiotic apocalypse here, and what can be done?

13 January 2017

Technology alone is not enough to reduce air pollution in Europe, we all have to change our habits and behaviour if we...

09 January 2017

University of Cambridge researchers have brought the potential cancer causing role of breast implants into the...

06 January 2017

Why this is one therapy that should be flushed down the lavatory...

06 January 2017

Real-time data from smokers’ brains could help them re-programme their minds and stub out cigarettes for good.

28 December 2016

Why are economists playing quantum games, and how does this emerging field relate to the “classical” game theory used...

15 December 2016

European scientists are joining forces to find out more about the impact of common chemicals on human health, with the...

08 December 2016

Across Europe, some 10 000 antennas stand to attention: they are in a sense an incredibly powerful time machine.

06 December 2016

Shona's story of living with a rare condition called Marfan Syndrome, and how scientific research offers a new...

01 December 2016

Trillions of pieces of plastic are floating in the oceans, potentially damaging human health, killing wildlife, and...

29 November 2016

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26 November 2016

Think of the horsemeat scandal. Do the ingredients in your ready meal match the labelling? There is no better way to...

24 November 2016

Field robots and plane-based remote sensors can patrol the earth and the sky to monitor the gases that cause climate...

21 November 2016

How deadly venom might hold the key to treating many medical conditions.

17 November 2016

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s biggest particle smasher, stands a good chance of discovering the elusive...

14 November 2016

by 2050, over 20% of all electricity could be provided by photovoltaics.

11 November 2016

Scientists have found a way of producing electricity and fuel for cars from bacteria and green algae.