Science & Tech Archive
On the fourth day of Christmas, did your loved one give you a calling bird, or a colly bird? Find out why this popular song lyric has changed throughout history
‘On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, three French hens…’ But the British hens aren’t looking too healthy. What is bird flu, how do birds catch it and can it harm us?
Here we discuss the 2nd item in ’12 Days of Christmas’, the falling numbers of turtle doves in the UK and conservation efforts underway to reverse this decline
Most recent pear news for pear and hard fruit lovers alike means better and more environmentally friendly fruit preservation is possible
Malaria kills 600 000 people per year, but an effective vaccine has remained difficult to find. Hope, however, may be on the horizon
New data provides further evidence for liquid water on Mars. Maybe we aren’t alone in the Solar System after all?
Lecanemab is the first drug to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease, but two deaths during its clinical trial have raised questions about the drug’s safety.
Take a look inside the the animal research that goes at the top of the Stopford Building, utilising studies to improve our knowledge of some of the most common and deadly diseases
Endometriosis is known as an “invisible disease”, we explore why this common condition is so often ignored or misdiagnosed
Why are some brains more susceptible to neurodegeneration?
Feeling abnormally sad in the winter? You’re not being dramatic, you could have seasonal affective disorder!
The NHS is a force at work. Doctors and nurses are well known for their outstanding care, but there are more heroes behind the scenes…
With celebrities pressured to have an unrealistic physical aesthetic, is it surprising that having personal trainers, nutritionists, and dieticians to lose weight simply isn’t enough?
The language you speak directly impacts your understanding of time. Could the western-dominated scientific community be losing out on important interpretations of the universe?
It’s time to embrace dad dancing! Research reveals the power of dance to improve our mental health and well-being.
With (another) new prime minister in power, we investigate his record on science and how that might impact the UK’s scientific community
Our bodies are complex and have many different mechanisms that allowed our ancestors to survive the Black Death – but are these mechanisms now secretly sabotaging us?
In order to make their advert stand out, companies may begin to aim up at the sky rather than down at your phones
Homesickness can slap us in the face at university… but maybe we should embrace missing home?
The difficulty of diagnosing Parkinson’s is a major barrier which leaves many patients suffering for years without treatment. However, an unexpected discovery is helping to overcome this issue