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Electron microscopy of blood cells and platelets

Your Immune system vs Cancer

... scientists have begun looking into ways to help the body's own defenses fight back. When have a bacterial or viral ... Birmingham University, about their research on using our own immune systems to fight cancer... Scientists are looking into ways to help your own body fight back against cancer Your Immune system vs ...

OraQuick HIV test

National Pathology Week - Self Testing

... topic - some believe we should be free to monitor our own health, while others are concerned about the risks of ... topic - some believe we should be free to monitor our own health, while others are concerned about the risks of ...

a picture of a brain firing off electrical signals

MS vaccine using your own brain cells

Could an injection of your own brain cells be a way to halt multiple sclerosis - MS? It ... can turn off multiple sclerosis... MS vaccine using your own brain cells ...

Diphenyl oxalate: Chemistry in its element

... bioluminescence. Not to be outdone, chemists create their own glow with diphenyl oxalate. Nature has a range of ways to ... bioluminescence. Not to be outdone, chemists create their own glow with diphenyl oxalate. Diphenyl oxalate: Chemistry ...

Orangutans, green buildings and an Antarctic GP

... transport to sustainable power generation, growing your own food to reducing waste, it's often easy to forget that ... transport to sustainable power generation, growing your own food to reducing waste, it's often easy to forget that ...

Palm oil plantations, charcoal, and a flea circus

... Finally, Tim Cockerill shows Richard Hollingham his very own working flea circus. Does your shopping basket contain ... Finally, Tim Cockerill shows Richard Hollingham his very own working flea circus. Palm oil plantations, charcoal, and ...

Converting Heroin Tar into \Monkey Water\ for Administration through the Nasal Cavities, Rectum, or Veins.

UK opiate deaths double

... blame. Chris asked him first what he thought of the ONS' own conclusions... Chris investigates why, since 2012, opiate ...

A human skull

When humans made their mark on the world

... rocks across the globe. Similarly we humans have made our own irreversible impact on the planet, ushering in what's ...

Stem cell

Reprogramming skin cells to treat Multiple Sclerosis

... thousands of people. It’s a condition where the body’s own immune system attacks a protective layer around nerve ...

Artist's graphic representing nerve cells (neurones)

Motor neuron disease: a link to cholesterol

... have the same underlying cause. Based on decades of their own research, they’ve found something in common between ...

Dinosaurs could have lived in pain due to their painful arthritis

Dinosaurs stuggled with arthritis

... with a way to aide and abet healing in groups such as our own, the mammals. Graihagh Jackson caught up with Dr Jennifer ...

Dark matter detector at UCL

Detecting dark matter

... Nature Physics this week, it's all around us in our own galaxy - the Milky Way. To find out more about dark ...

Guitar

DNA and Cosmic Rock Guitar

... mysteries of the universe, festival-goers extract their own DNA, and find out what you get when you cross a sheep ...

KIDS DOING SPORT

Should kids run a mile a day?

... gets them to spend 15 minutes jogging or running at their own pace during the school day. The programme’s name comes ...

Fish larvae with belly full of microbeads

Fish prefer plastic over food

... prefer to eat microplastic particles rather than their own food of zooplankton, causing disastrous effects to their ...

Hawker jet aeroplane

Silent Aircraft, Astronomy and Robots

... his views about silent aircraft of the future, and our own Sabina Michnowicz braves the dark to explore the heavens ...

A Tasmanian devil

Drugs combating cancer in Tasmanian devils

... - and literally implants - some of the tumour from its own mouth into the face of another devil. The tumours avoid ...

Glitter

Glitter litter: the dark side of dazzle

... heard news that Morrisons, Waitrose and John Lewis’ own brand Christmas products will not contain glitter this ...

Vaccine injection

Universal Cancer Vaccine

... invasive way. But because the cancer cells are part of our own body, the immune system normally ignores them because ...

The distant exoplanet TrES-2b, shown here in an artist's conception, is darker than the blackest coal.

Massive Super-Earth

... Chris Smith went to see Cambridge University's own alien planet hunter, Madhu Madhusudhan. Are we one step ...

Dental Detectives Shed Light on Ancient Diets

... the evolution of modern human diets and how our own bacterial components have evolved. Ricky Nathvani spoke ...

colourful fish in deep sea

Marine Elevator to Study Deep Sea Fish

... the surface of mars than we do about the depths of our own ocean, but scientists from the California Academy of ...

Burying Beetle

Good beetle parents die younger

... published this week show that beetles can sacrifice their own fitness for the good of their offspring. Rosalind Davies ...

David Willetts AAAS Audio Blog

... and Science Minister, David Willetts, becomes his own radio presenter; here, on a tour organised by the UK's ...

Virus

Ancient protein thwarts virus attack

... Viruses usually attack by using parts of the victim’s own cell machinery against it, so in theory, if you can ...