Biology


05 October 2018

Scientists have found cracks in elephants skin which keep them cool and liked this cracking to a common, genetic skin...

07 September 2018

The sun is a free and plentiful energy source which could be used to produce clean fuel. New research moves us closer...

28 July 2018

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

20 July 2018

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

07 July 2018

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

28 June 2018

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

14 June 2018

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

25 May 2018

What impact could a more active commute have for your heart health?

02 February 2018

The beginning of the genome revolution?

19 January 2018

Soil samples from all over the world have been studied to uncover the bacteria they contain. The vast majority of the...

12 January 2018

Scientists grow functioning muscle in the lab

21 December 2017

Research has revealed that our microbiome can fluctuate with the seasons.

21 December 2017

Scientists have found that immune system cells provide growth hormones to the developing embryo...

15 December 2017

How the building blocks of life might have formed

08 December 2017

Can computers speak dolphin?

04 December 2017

Evolution in our lifetime?

23 November 2017

Mice exposed to allergens pass on protective proteins to offspring through breastfeeding

23 November 2017

Dolly the cloned sheep didn't have early-onset arthritis, a new study looking at her skeleton has concluded.

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

23 November 2017

A chemical released by intestinal worms to prevent the immune system attacking them has been isolated by scientists in...

19 November 2017

Scientists have developed a new method of growing liver cancer cells in the lab, which could greatly improve our...

10 November 2017

New study measures mechanisms for reversal of Type 2 diabetes in rats.

02 November 2017

Drugs present in wastewater used to irrigate farmland can affect the growth and development of insects feeding on...

18 October 2017

Plants use a trick of the light to make their flowers look blue to bees...