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Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack at Rothamsted Research highlights an aspect of plant pathology that concerns the importance of finding new ways to disarm old enemies in wheat diseases.
Professors Darren K Griffin and Alan R Thornhill discuss their research on exploring a person’s genome sequencing.
Dr Sue Carter, The Kinsey Institute, discusses the critical role of oxytocin in birth, lactation and maternal behaviour and in tuning the baby’s developing endocrine and nervous system.
Michael Morrison, Senior Researcher in Social Science at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX), University of Oxford, sheds light on the promises as well as biomodifying technologies for the UK.
Yuping Wang and David F. Lewis, from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport, share with us their fascinating research on vitamin D and preeclampsia research, including a promising option in this vein to improve maternal and foetal health.
New HIV research conducted in 4 African countries found no significant difference in the risk of HIV infection among women using one of three highly effective, reversible contraceptive methods.
Andrew Taylor, Professor of Ophthalmology, highlights research to understand the molecules that mediate ocular immune privilege so they can be adapted for chronic autoimmune uveitis.
Dr Gerry Morrow explains what you need to know about an aspect of ophthalmology called uveitis, defined as inflammation of the uveal tract, which comprises the iris, ciliary body and choroid.
An international team of researchers found that the largest Antarctic ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average due to solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface.
University of Manchester scientists latest research finds that urine testing may be as good as the smear test for preventing cervical cancer.
Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
Kate Moore, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter, discusses whether small mining operations can supply the raw materials for manufacturing of modern technologies.
In Kenya, wildlife numbers declined by 68% in the 40-year period from 1977 to 2016 both outside and inside protected areas, writes Dr. Joseph Ogutu, Senior Statistician at the University of Hohenheim.
42.6 million years ago, whales walked on land and swam in the sea: Scientists unearthed an unusual fossil of the amphibious whale along the Coast of Peru.
Ramya Sriram, manager at Kolabtree, explains why many patients in the UK still cannot access medical cannabis and how scientific communication and further research can lead to change.
The first large-scale study of autism in China has revealed that around one in a hundred people in China has an autism spectrum condition – the same figure as found in the West.
The restriction or inhalation of common sugar could one day treat a range of respiratory diseases, according to new research led by University of Manchester biologists.
Professor Colin Sucking discusses the work undertaken at the University of Strathclyde that explores the combination of medicinal chemistry and chemical biology.
University of Oxford and Manchester researchers found that children monitored regularly for height and weight from an early age will be less likely to experience child obesity.
Scientists discovered mysterious, soft remains dating back 541 million years ago in the Qingjiang fossil site at China’s Hubei province.