Science News

02 December 2016

Going to bed angry or upset may make it harder to suppress negative emotional memories.

26 November 2016

The microbes in our gut turn our genes on and off - and the healthier we eat, the more they do so, a new study finds.

25 November 2016

Changes in your microbiome are the cause of the yo-yo effect that sees dieters paradoxically gaining weight over time...

23 November 2016

Children who are bullied are more likely to be overweight when they become adults according to new research.

14 November 2016

Scientists from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have found that the ancestors of chimps and bonobos got up to...

14 November 2016

During the 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak, the virus picked up genetic mutations that increased its ability to infect...

14 November 2016

Huntington’s disease is caused by carrying a faulty version of the gene for the Huntingtin protein, but the messenger...

11 November 2016

The genes which allow Malaria to avoid treatment have been found by scientists working in Cambodia

11 November 2016

Sleeping sickness, also known as African trypanosomiasis, sets up a formerly undiscovered reservoir of infection in...

07 November 2016

A new theory on the Moon's formation has been proposed by scientists and it involves a big crash and a very fast...

05 November 2016

The first example of a fossilised dinosaur brain has been discovered in a pebble picked up on a UK beach.

05 November 2016

A way to read the entire genome of a developing foetus non-invasively and from as early as 5 weeks into development...

04 November 2016

Three square metres of Arctic sea ice are lost for every ton of carbon dioxide emitted by anyone on our planet, a new...

03 November 2016

Plants that use nanoparticles to pick up the presence of pollution, or even explosives, have been engineered by...

28 October 2016

New research shows how small lies escalate over time unveiling the biological basis for the slippery slope of...

28 October 2016

An extract produced by a human intestinal parasite can reverse the symptoms of asthma in mice, scientists in...

27 October 2016

The first fossilised dinosaur brain has been discovered by scientists in the UK...

24 October 2016

Surprising insights into chemotherapy-resistant leukaemia cells open up routes for more effective treatments.

21 October 2016

Patients with knee injuries have been treated using cartilage grown from their own noses, Swiss doctors announced this...

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...