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21 October 2016

Eggs capable of being fertilised and giving rise to healthy baby mice have been produced in the culture dish using stem...

20 October 2016

Scientists have shown that sufferers of chronic back pain report a reduction in pain when given pills they know to be...

14 October 2016

By combining an existing HIV drug with an antibody, researchers may have found a way to eliminate the need for...

14 October 2016

Scientists have developed a gene editing system with the potential to cure the inherited blood disorder sickle cell...

14 October 2016

An electronic implant has enabled a spinal injury patient to experience sensations from his hand for the first time...

07 October 2016

How cells recycle their waste, the mechanics of superconductivity and the crafting of nano-scale motors were...

07 October 2016

New research suggests that living forever is off the cards

30 September 2016

Bees can get emotional just like humans, a new study has shown...

30 September 2016

A fat formerly condemned for its association with heart attacks turns out to be powerfully protective against arterial...

23 September 2016

A genetic test that can highlight heart attack risk decades before it happens has been unveiled by an international...

16 September 2016

Using brain implants, a pair of monkeys have reproduced some of Shakespeare's work to break a speed record for...

26 August 2016

A new technique that makes whole rats see-through allows scientists to image intact organs, offering a bigger picture...

25 August 2016

Researchers think they may have found a "coffee gene".

25 August 2016

Growing human noroviruses in the lab.

25 August 2016

How lobsters eat poisonous jellyfish without getting stung.

18 August 2016

Empathy may make us learn faster when it comes to helping others, new research suggests.

18 August 2016

Many people complain that going on holiday caused them to catch a cold, and now we may know why!

12 August 2016

A plant virus spread by aphids renders tomato plants irresistible to bumblebees, which rush in to pollinate them, a...

12 August 2016

A new chemical has been developed to treat parasitic infections responsible for three deadly tropical diseases.

12 August 2016

A compound from fruit has been found to dissolve painful kidney stones.

05 August 2016

Three new vaccines for Zika virus have been tested successfully in monkeys, and human trials are imminent, US...

04 August 2016

Inflammation and a build-up of fibrous tissue in the ovary as it ages is behind the drop in fertility that women...

04 August 2016

A genetic change that rendered modern humans resistant to the effects of smoke may explain why we flourished while...

03 August 2016

New anti-cancer patch combats colon cancer using targeted therapy.