Biology News Articles

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

06 July 2018

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

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...

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...

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...

14 January 2018

Reprogrammed stem cells have been used to grow human muscles...

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

Not feeling the cold could be key to the ability of hibernators, like squirrels and hamsters, to snooze their way...

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?

01 December 2017

Scientists have discovered the key reefs that could save other reefs from destruction...

24 November 2017

Did the evolutionary process towards musical abilities begin in the primeval oceans? And have Human footsteps...

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...