Biology News Articles

News about biology, genetics, ecology and evolution, insects, mammals, marine science, plants and zoology...

19 February 2019

Bacteria may be tricking animals into eating microplastics

18 February 2019

A wireless brain-to-brain interface allows humans to guide live rats through a complex maze…

08 February 2019

A compound curbs mosquito appetite...

06 February 2019

A new discovery paves the way for a novel pre-eclampsia treatment...

01 February 2019

The molecule that makes memories fade...

25 January 2019

A rocking bed experiment made adults fall asleep faster

25 January 2019

Frailty in old age can be averted by exercising when young

24 January 2019

A bacterium is a better mosquito-repellent than commercially available products...

24 January 2019

Running a temperature improves our infection-fighting ability...

18 January 2019

New AI software scales up the data collection of large groups by identifying every single animal...

17 January 2019

Desalination plants are pumping out 50% more toxic brine waste than previously thought...

24 December 2018

Fossil flowers from 200 million years ago discovered in China...

22 December 2018

A diabetes drug can regenerate hair follicles...

12 December 2018

New technologies and advances in biology may impact the way we study and treat neurodegenerative disease…

07 December 2018

‘Nano-tweezers’ create electric fields capable of trapping single molecules and extracting them from living cells.

30 November 2018

A lab-grown placenta is a "transformative" step for investigating early stage pregnancy and how it can go...

26 November 2018

By filtering short DNA fragments from blood, scientists can detect, track and monitor cancers with far greater...

23 November 2018

Termite mounds up to 4,000 years old have been discovered in Brazil...

09 November 2018

'Real' fake tan could one day fight skin cancer.

06 November 2018

Non-genetic traits inherited between generations are rarer than previously thought, according to a new study in Cell.

26 October 2018

Mass coral bleaching in 2016 has affected the fierce butterfly fish.

11 October 2018

How thyroxine controls retinal development...

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...