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New compound may reverse human cell ageing: Study

Our compounds provide mitochondria in cells with an alternative fuel to help them function properly.

07 Aug 2018 7:00 PM

Prawns have personalities too!

It turns out that some of them are recklessly adventurous while others have yet to come out of their shell.

01 Jun 2018 5:01 PM

Goal conflict linked to depressive symptoms

Ambivalence is thought to reflect a deeper motivational conflict of which the person is unaware.

26 May 2018 4:24 PM

Beat the risk of frailty with healthy heart

The researchers analysed uncontrolled high blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels and being a current smoker.

21 May 2018 4:42 PM

Voters pick politicians based on looks: study

There is a mismatch between the types of politicians that voters say they want and those who are deemed to perform well once in office.

01 May 2018 4:08 PM


LED street lights may up cancer risk: study

This was compared to populations with less exposure to blue light.

30 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Urban areas crowded with more 'nuisance' birds: study

People living in neighbourhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress.

16 Apr 2018 9:14 PM

Youngsters more likely to plead guilty to crimes they did not commit: study

Teenagers were significantly less influenced in their decision-making by whether they were guilty or innocent than adults were.

16 Mar 2018 1:41 PM

Gene linked to blood sugar, diabetes identified

This is the first time a defect in this gene has been linked with a disease.

16 Jan 2018 4:46 PM

Bosses with mood swings make workers most anxious

A total of 60 teams of staff were examined, they shared a single supervisor but worked independently of each other.

04 Jan 2018 3:28 PM


Tree-lined neighbourhoods may prevent asthma attacks: study

Greenspace and gardens were associated with reductions in asthma hospitalisation at lower pollutant levels.

18 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

Ageing reversed in old human cells: study

The chemicals caused splicing factors, which are progressively switched off as we age to be switched back on.

08 Nov 2017 1:51 PM

Weaker social ties killing male whales: study

The findings come from the study on Southern Resident killer whales, a critically endangered population in the Pacific Ocean.

25 Oct 2017 8:02 PM