Are you sleep-deprived? The latest findings in sleep research may send you running for the duvet – but not for TOO long..Read more "Sleep – That Undervalued Elixir of Life"
New research methods allowing real-time experimental evolution in the lab are shedding new light on some old theories about convergence..Read more "Evolution: Is it the Same Everywhere?"
The great feats of bird migration are something to be regarded with a sense of awe – but where does quantum mechanics come in?Read more "Bird Migration – Epic Feats & Quantum Biology"
Bloodhound SSC makes a spectacular public debut at Newquay Airport. What has been achieved and where does the engineering adventure go next?Read more "Bloodhound is Go – Successful Test Runs at Newquay"
No-one has achieved 1000 miles per hour on land. Just over a month out from Bloodhound’s first test run in Cornwall, excitement is building at Bristol.Read more "Today’s ‘Moonshot’ – Bloodhound’s Tilt at 1000mph on Land"
You are much more than your genome. Whilst it may be fixed, epigenetics is the master of how it actually operates…..Read more "Epigenetics – The Fusion of Genes With Environment"
The potential and the pitfalls of artificial intelligence are gargantuan. And it’s somewhat a case of be (slightly) careful what you wish for….Read more "Artificial Intelligence: Utopia or Bust?"
The march of antimicrobial resistance amongst bacteria should concern us all. But for bacteria, resistance is a way of life – it’s what they do to survive.Read more "Is Resistance Futile? Not for Bacteria…"
If you could edit your own genes directly, easily and cheaply, would you? Or, perhaps more importantly, should you?Read more "Gene Editing – Control of Destiny?"
It’s high time we made peace with the bacteria that live with us…Read more "The Human Microbiome – We Come in Peace"