Compared to healthy people, patients in Intensive Care Units have drastically different gut bacteria – leaving them vulnerable to serious infection and even death.
Research on the mantis shrimp was initially scoffed at but quickly gained respect — why did people change their minds so quickly?
Love and heartbreak — just chemicals? Alisha Aman explores the biology of falling in and out of love, and how it serves an evolutionary purpose.
Disease-carrying bats may bring deadly rabies outbreaks to the Peruvian coast by 2019, scientists predict.
Nope, this is not a Pokémon Go match we’re talking about: a new study shows that Tasmanian devils are evolving new ways to fight a deadly cancer.
Laura Turpeinen casts light on the state of the art of CRISPR-Cas9 epigenetic editing and evaluates its potential for gene therapy.
The fourth annual Science Slam took place on the 14th of July 2016 at the Cottier Theatre in Hyndland. Our roving reporter, Rebecca McHugh, was on hand to take in the wide variety of subjects these seven PhD students were speaking on.
For many years sporting organisations have recruited children and forced them to specialise in a specific sport. In this article, Christian C Nyberg investigates evidence on why organisations should hold off before pigeonholing an athlete.