Margaux Lesaffre on abnormal brain waves that may cause hallucinations in schizophrenia
Faiza Peeran finds that animals can use the colour of the sky to tell the time
The team behind Science ShowOff presents a very special edition of their anarchic open mic night at the Grant Museum, Animal ShowOff.
An ingenious new invention named ‘iChip’ allows detection of antibiotics produced by soil microbes – such antibiotics utilised by humans to fight infection
A concordat on animal research has been signed by Imperial College and 72 other organisations …
A concordat has been agreed by universities, medical research charities, pharmaceutical companies and the government to create greater transparency in animal research. This is a step toward …
Want to lose weight? Eat a red pepper. Scientists have discovered that capsaicin – the ingredient that gives red peppers their pungent flavour – breaks down fat. It was already known that feeding rats capsaicin slowed their weight gain, but until now, no one knew why. A team from Korea has found that adding capsaicin […]