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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

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

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...

03 August 2016

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

29 July 2016

Harnessing the power of fire may have unwittingly led to the evolution of tuberculosis, according to a new study out...

21 July 2016

A signal that underpins the narrowing of diseased arteries may hold the key to chemically unblocking them again...

15 July 2016

Positive thinking can boost the immune system, new research has shown...

11 July 2016

A breakthrough in vaccination technology that could speed up the production of vaccines for Ebola, Zika or the Flu...

11 July 2016

Electronic nose senses pesticides and terrorism threats.

08 July 2016

Scientists studying some of the oldest life on Earth have discovered that the bacteria can use light that plants...

01 July 2016

A system for growing heart cells on a 3D electrically-conductive meshwork to study their behaviour has been developed...

01 July 2016

DNA editing tools can be used to combat herpes viruses, Dutch scientists have shown...

01 July 2016

Two vaccines capable of protecting against Zika virus have been tested successfully in mice, US scientists announced...

01 July 2016

A new, non-stick surface for shampoo bottles could boost recycling.

24 June 2016

Fears about the dangers of Zika virus infection in pregnancy are fuelling a dramatic rise in illegal abortions...

24 June 2016

The itchiness of a mosquito bite dramatically boosts the infection rate for viruses like dengue, yellow fever and...

24 June 2016

An electric field applied to liquid chocolate during processing makes it possible to cut the fat content.

24 June 2016

A new way to find the optimal cocktail of drugs for patients with cystic fibrosis has been announced by Dutch...

17 June 2016

Exercise is commonly associated with stress relief and well being, and researchers now believe it could also be the...

17 June 2016

A technique for producing anatomically accurate replacement bones using a individual's own cells has been...

17 June 2016

Tobacco plant may light up the way to beat malaria.