biology Tag Archive

Lab Grown Meat – the ethical alternative or a mad scientist invention?

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Lab-grown meat may sound like science fiction, but it may well be a reality in the near future. ...

The cause of Alzheimer’s disease may have finally been identified

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Researchers believe that they have finally identified the elusive cause of Alzheimer's - and it's a bacterium. ...

A Day in the Life of a Science Journalist

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Tom Ireland gives us a glimpse into the life of a science journalist. ...

Research shows that fruit flies enjoy ejaculating

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And they hit the booze when they're not getting any, writes Joe Hodgson....

Can young blood rejuvenate the old?

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Bruce Skelton asks if blood transfusions could delay the inevitable....

Word of the Week: Detritivore

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Ng Yi Min explains this week's creepy word....

The world’s worst poison

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There are some unlikely contenders, says Jack Coles....

Chinese scientists clone monkeys in world first

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Two identical long-tailed macaques have been created using the same technique that was used to create Dolly the sheep, explains Ng Yi Min....

Surgeon claims to have completed the world’s first head transplant

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Tom Atkinson casts doubt on the potential success of this ambitious procedure....

Is there a link between Schizophrenia & Immunology?

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Resident Science writer Ng Yi Min explores new research on this mental health condition....