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17 August 2017

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

17 August 2017

Birds sense the disparity between true and magnetic north to help them navigate, new research has shown...

17 August 2017

The largest volcanic range on Earth lurks below an ice sheet in Antarctica, according to researchers at The University...

16 August 2017

Repairing damaged organs with injectable tissue bandages may only be a heartbeat away ...

15 August 2017

Cellular garbage disposal structures, known as lysosomes, may be worsening damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease,...

14 August 2017

Stripy sea snakes are more susceptible to the harmful effects of water pollution than their black coloured counterparts...

11 August 2017

Jesus famously turned water into wine, and now it looks like goldfish routinely do the same thing to survive in icy...

11 August 2017

The constellation of genes that need to be in working order to enable the immune system to kill off cancers has been...

11 August 2017

A certain species of bacteria breaks down compounds, commonly found in black tea, to create a molecule that protects...

03 August 2017

An in-born heart defect has been fixed using gene editing in human embryos, scientists reported this week.

03 August 2017

Worsening night-time light pollution is hitting pollination rates and denting plant fruit yields, a new study has shown...

03 August 2017

The use of artificial light at night, such as street lights, can harm pollination according to researchers at the...

03 August 2017

The new method aims to strip the harmful plastic byproduct from our water supplies.

02 August 2017

Scientists add weight to the theory that sleep and waist circumference are linked.

31 July 2017

Diabetes may be transferable to other individuals, scientists have shown...

31 July 2017

A response to “systematic bias, wastage, error, and fraud in research underpinning patient care” has been published in...

28 July 2017

Scientists report the first conclusive detection of vinyl cyanide, a molecule that could form cell-membrane like...

20 July 2017

Modern-day chemical engineers have built better batteries equipped with molecular pulleys...

18 July 2017

Researchers at the University of Stanford have found that as oil fields age they can produce up to ten times more...

14 July 2017

Disturbing slow wave sleep patterns of brain activity increase levels of the Alzheimer's protein beta-amyloid in...

14 July 2017

A drug to block Zika virus transmission from a pregnant mother to her unborn baby has been announced by scientists in...

08 July 2017

Scientists in Cambridge have developed a new technique to grow replacement bile ducts for patients with liver disease.

08 July 2017

Scientists in the US and Germany have developed a personalised immune therapy for skin cancer.