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Photograph of Tapanuli Orangutan

New great ape species uncovered in Indonesia

2 November 2017

New species of orangutan, and most endangered great ape on earth, discovered in North Sumatra

Pembrokeshire coast

Life-saving limpets?

2 November 2017

Biotech company studies sea snails with Cardiff University.

Picture of Professor Simon Ward and Professor John Atack

Turning leading research into novel medicines

2 November 2017

Cardiff University to host Medicines Discovery Institute

Assembling Proteins Dafydd Jones

DNA Origami and synthetic biology help assembly at a nanoscale

20 October 2017

Assembling proteins and DNA as a molecular level requires incredible precision, and vital work by the School of Biosciences at Cardiff University and Southampton University has been able to tackle this issue.

Pheasant Bird

Pheasants are disproportionally more likely to be killed on Britain’s roads

12 October 2017

Pheasants are 13 times more likely to die on roads than other birds.

Photograph of award

Cardiff University Professor recognised for ground-breaking work

9 October 2017

Professor Ole Petersen from Cardiff University has been recognised for his groundbreaking work.

Ian Horton

Cardiff researchers and staff take on Cardiff Half

28 September 2017

Biosciences staff competing in the Cardiff Half Marathon

Scientist checking blood samples

Tracking the body’s mini-shuttles

28 September 2017

New method of tagging body's own transporters could lead to more effective treatments for life-threatening diseases

A herd of elephants beside water

Restoring tropical rainforests

7 August 2017

Underproductive oil palm plantations aid forest regrowth

Genes - green

Gene mutation can cause brain malformation in children

5 July 2017

Link between Dmrta2 gene and rare nervous system disorder