Stem cells in intestinal lining may shed light on behavior of cancer cells

The lining of the intestines – the epithelium – does more than absorb nutrients from.

Galapagos study shows new species can develop in just two generations

A study of birds, which live on the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, has.

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Google Glass-type device to soon read your brain

Using Google Glass, a team of researchers is developing a ‘smart’ portable system that will.

Primates didn’t start out with large brains

Brain specialisations such as improved vision preceded the development of large brains in primates, our.

Cure for genetic diseases a step closer

Scientist have developed a method to turn cells from patients into mutation-free stem cells that.

Gene associated with thinking skills found

Researchers have identified a gene mutation that is linked with thinking skills. The discovery can.

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Genome sequences shed light on population decline of Mountain Gorillas

The first project to sequence whole genomes from mountain gorillas has given scientists and conservationists.

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Tyrannosaurs were violent cannibals

Remains of a mutilated victim provide strong evidence that T. Rex and his kin were.

Tapeworms fight to control shared host

If two tapeworms infect the same host and find themselves at cross-purposes, they may actively.

New ‘malaria-in-a-dish’ method to aid better treatment of disease

A team of researcher has engineered a ‘malaria-in-a-dish’ method that paves the way for better.