Life Sciences Tag Archive

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


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

Marijuana Mice may be the key to Alzheimer’s cure


Is cannabis a future remedy for dementia? Or is it more complicated than that?...

Flipping the script on organ donation


The UK laws regarding organ donation may be about to drastically change. ...

Social Cephalopods: Octopuses on Ecstasy


What happens when you give MDMA to a couple of octopuses? Lily Holbrook has the answer. ...

A Nobel Prize-worthy treatment for cancer


The 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to two immunologists for their groundbreaking work on cancer immunotherapy. ...

Life Sciences and Computer Science make global top 100


The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has ranked Newcastle University in the top 100 for Life Sciences and Computer Science. This is currently the world’s...