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09 November 2017

Carbon nanotubes could be as bad for you as asbestos, a new UK study has shown.

09 November 2017

Doctors in Germany have used gene therapy to grow a complete new epidermis for a boy with a life-threatening inherited...

06 November 2017

Scientists have found evidence that baseline sleep prior to fear learning is associated with reduced activity in brain...

02 November 2017

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

02 November 2017

Whether a cancer patient responds to certain treatments is dictated by the the bacteria they carry in their intestines...

24 October 2017

Scientists have found a new purpose for a diabetes drug that may improve the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia.

12 October 2017

A cholesterol injection can reduce the damage done by a heart attack, new research has shown.

12 October 2017

Fever during pregnancy might cause development heart and facial abnormalities, a new study has shown.

11 October 2017

Being able to pick your own workout could have benefits even after you hang up those dumbells.

05 October 2017

Three quarters of the world's honey is laced with neonicotinoid insecticides, a new study has shown this week.

05 October 2017

The condition polycystic kidney disease, also known as PKD, has been recreated using stem cells in a culture dish by...

05 October 2017

A gene therapy technique that can help to repair the retina and restore lost vision has been tested successfully on...

28 September 2017

A dipstick test that can rapidly and accurately tell Zika infection from dengue has been developed by US researchers.

21 September 2017

A gene therapy technique that can halt the progression of a condition resembling multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice has...

14 September 2017

Human population, agriculture, tourism and trade are moving microbes around the world at unprecedented levels,...

14 September 2017

Could bacteria be conspiring with cancer to block the action of chemotherapy drugs?

07 September 2017

Scientists cure 100% of macaques infected with worst-case scenario strain of Lassa fever virus...

01 September 2017

Novartis, the pharma multinational headquartered in Switzerland, has successfully sought approval for a new class of...

01 September 2017

People living with HIV are twice as likely to develop heart disease. A multinational team of scientists may have found...

31 August 2017

Can bacteria influence the sex life of animals? A serendipitous discovery made by researchers at UC Berkeley and...

24 August 2017

Chemicals released by gut microbes slow down the ageing process in worms, flies and even mice, scientists announced...

18 August 2017

Disabling and disruptive to the lives of sufferers, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects around 740,000 people...

17 August 2017

A way to fix problems caused by additional copies of chromosomes has been discovered by UK scientists...