Life-science start-up Newcells Biotech Ltd has successfully secured seed investment to build a provision of products and services using stem cells for drug discovery and development.
published on: 2nd September 2015
New insight into methanotrophs, bacteria that can oxidise methane, may help us develop an array of biotechnological applications that exploit methane and protect our environment from this potent greenhouse gas.
published on: 26th August 2015
Professor Sir John Burn writes for The Conversation to explain in detail the findings of a study showing that aspirin reduces the risk of cancer in those who are overweight with a family history of the disease.
published on: 21st August 2015
Research has shown that a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in those who are overweight in an international study of people with a family history of the disease.
published on: 17th August 2015
A Newcastle University study involving thousands of families is helping prospective parents work out whether they are likely to have sons or daughters.
published on: 11th August 2015