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29 July 2018

A biodegradable "plastic" wrapping made from crab shells and plant waste has been developed by scientists in...

28 July 2018

Using the power of tiny magnets, a team at Stanford have captured cancer cells circulating in the blood

20 July 2018

A robot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping chemists to discover new molecules and chemical reactions...

20 July 2018

Could blocking the survival of ‘memory’ immune cells be the answer to a disfiguring skin condition?

19 July 2018

Circumcision is preventing tens of thousands of cases of HIV infection, a new study from Zimbabwe has confirmed this...

16 July 2018

A hearing aid system that uses light to send sound signals into the nervous system has been developed by researchers in...

16 July 2018

The natural tendency of circulating cancer cells to seek out their parent tumours, or sites of cancer spread called...

13 July 2018

A group of scientists are using virtual reality technology to treat fear of heights…

13 July 2018

A new growth-factor based treatment treatment to regenerate hearts after a heart attack has been discovered by Oxford...

07 July 2018

A way to target cancer by re-programming the immune system to attack tumours has been discovered by scientists in the...

06 July 2018

Coffee could help reduce the risk of chronic diseases...

28 June 2018

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28 June 2018

Changes in the molecules your gut bacteria make can help diagnose fatty liver disease...

28 June 2018

Bigger is better: Organisms first grew big to increase their radius of spreading their offspring rather than to compete...

25 June 2018

Gaming has earned a bad reputation: it's now an addictive disorder...

24 June 2018

Marriage protects against heart disease and strokes, new research has revealed...

22 June 2018

Humans may be responsible for the extinction of a newly discovered species of ape, as early as 2200 years ago.

21 June 2018

For the first time ever, a robot has been used to perform surgery on the human eye

15 June 2018

A low-cost large-scale industrial process that captures atmospheric carbon dioxide and converts it to low-carbon fuels...

14 June 2018

Being hungry makes you moody - hangry - and also puts you in a negative emotional state, new research has shown...

14 June 2018

CRISPR-Cas9 may increase the risk of cancer in certain cells, according to a recent study at the Karolinska Institute...

06 June 2018

A Submersible Chamber for Ascending Specimens (SubCAS) to safely transport newly-discovered fish from the ocean’s...

01 June 2018

Hair dye created by discarded blackcurrant skins will soon hit the market thanks to researchers at the University of...

31 May 2018

Strong social ties may preserve memory in old age, according to a new study conducted at the Ohio State University.