Science Features

02 June 2004

The recent rush to denounce the Emmanuel City Technology College in Gateshead overwhelming. What is wrong with a state...

26 May 2004

Historically, drugs have been produced according to a one-size-fits all approach. But now we are in a position to start...

19 May 2004

Research has revealed that part of the brain responsible for smelling grows during pregnancy, at least in rats. This...

12 May 2004

What is a DNA fingerprint and how can it help you to solve crimes, identify a baby's father and suss out the best...

05 May 2004

My mother-in-law loathes science and loves science. She loathes science because it is used to bulldoze her opinion-...

28 April 2004

Imagine if you could turn your muscles into blood cells, or turning your bone marrow into muscle. How about changing...

21 April 2004

It's funny how the microscopic world of bacteria and viruses are so similar to the macroscopic world of human...

14 April 2004

Cloning and genetic modification (GM) of organisms, including plants and animals, has enormous therapeutic potential....

07 April 2004

Animal models of disease, including genetically modified (knockout) mice, nematode worms (C. elegans) and fruit flies (...