Biology

10 October 2016

...and it's nothing to do with a calcium deficiency.

10 October 2016

How cells degrade and recycle their cellular various components is what won the Nobel in medicine this year.

10 October 2016

It's the first time genes have been implicated in food preference.

07 October 2016

The ways that plants respond to drought can be changed

07 October 2016

Modelling the effectiveness of bednets against mosquitoes and malaria...

07 October 2016

The drug rapamycin increases life expectancy in middle-aged mice

07 October 2016

Fragments of ancient proteins are preserved in ostrich eggshells...

27 September 2016

We've all heard of holograms that use light, but what about a sound hologram that allows you to move particles...

27 September 2016

It's a weel know fact, sugar makes kids go round the bend. But is it really true?

27 September 2016

New research could lead to a treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

27 September 2016

Think you know what the dinosaurs looked like? Think again!

27 September 2016

A new 3D printed microscope could provide a low cost way to test for waterborne diseases.

20 September 2016

New chemicals on bed nets could beat resistance in malaria carrying mosquitoes.

20 September 2016

Could DNA quadruple helices be causing abnormal cell growth in cancer?

20 September 2016

Kat busts the myth that mental illness is due to a chemical imbalance.

20 September 2016

If you agree to donate your organs does that definitely mean they'll be used?

20 September 2016

New research from The University of Sheffield shows how we all have our own biological Pacmen.

16 September 2016

Early trials of aducanumab show the drug destroying amyloid but there are other drugs that have reached this stage and...

16 September 2016

Could we stop the clumping of plaques and tangles in the first place?

16 September 2016

Although all this research sounds promising, drug development takes time. So what can we do about it now?

13 September 2016

Remember the ice bucket challenge? What did the money we raised go to?

13 September 2016

There's not one species of giraffe, but four!

13 September 2016

What is that beating sound inside your head when you have a headache?

13 September 2016

A single-dose treatment has cured malaria in mice.