Science News

22 June 2017

A genetic link has been found to preeclampsia, the condition that causes high blood pressure and urinary protein in a...

22 June 2017

Researchers in Isreal have developed a new way to optimise antibiotic treatment and reduce the risk of bacterial...

15 June 2017

A route through which Parkinson's Disease may be triggered in the intestine and then access the brain has been...

15 June 2017

How the tuberculosis bacterium overwhelms our immune defenses to trigger active TB disease has been demonstrated by...

08 June 2017

Einstein's theory of General Relativity, conceived a century ago, has enabled astronomers to weigh a nearby star,...

08 June 2017

Using a new technique, UK scientists have shown that developing babies preferentially look at patterns of light...

01 June 2017

The way in which the mind deciphers faces to tell us apart comes down to just a few hundred nerve cells in our brain...

01 June 2017

The reason why Zika virus attacks the developing brain to cause microcephaly has been solved by scientists in Cambridge...

25 May 2017

The long-standing question of why, and how, flamingos balance on just one leg seems to be about minimising muscular...

25 May 2017

Humans can tell an unhealthy individual just from their face and smell using a network hardwired into all of us to keep...

25 May 2017

Mice conceived using sperm flown in space are healthy and have normal fertility themselves, Japanese scientists have...

18 May 2017

More than 70 years has passed since the Zika virus was first identified in Africa; now a new study has revealed why it...

18 May 2017

A way to create replacement stem cells that can produce blood and immune cells has been demonstrated for the first time...

11 May 2017

An artificial bone complete with a bone marrow cavity capable of making new blood cells has been tested successfully in...

11 May 2017

Regularly hailed as the best instruments in the business, 17th and 18th Century Stradivarius violins fetch millions on...

26 April 2017

Caterpillars that can munch their way through plastic bags have been described by scientists in Cambridge.

26 April 2017

Cells controlled remotely by a smartphone app can release insulin into the bloodstream to regulate glucose levels in...

21 April 2017

A substance isolated from the skin of a frog destroys influenza virus particles...

21 April 2017

A hydrogel-based dressing, chemically tweaked so it can selectively soak up inflammatory signals but leave pro-healing...

14 April 2017

Ancient proteins provide clues for biotech.

14 April 2017

A new sex test could help to save endangered sea turtles.

14 April 2017

Researchers find a molecule that can turn back the clock.

07 April 2017

With photosynthesis levels rising, could plants be the key to combating climate change?

07 April 2017

Everyone loves catching some ZZZs. For some of us, sleep is not always restful, and for scientists, it’s still a bit of...