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Cattle stood in green field

The history of cattle uncovered

18 September 2018

Scientists from Cardiff University have analysed over 50,000 genetic markers and explained how cattle became domesticated throughout history.

Peruvian vicuña

The genetic history of the vicuña and the guanaco revealed

18 September 2018

New research by Cardiff University has cracked the genes of a relative to the alpaca, which will help to develop strategies to protect an iconic Andes species.

Professor Simon Ward at the Eisteddfod

Eisteddfod 2018

18 September 2018

The Eisteddfod came to Cardiff Bay in 2018, and staff from the Medicines Discovery Institute took part in the celebration to share the Institute’s research.

Lab team

Funding win for breast cancer research

17 September 2018

Innovate UK backing for Cardiff and Cellesce

MRI brain scan

Huntington's disease starts in childhood

3 September 2018

Inherited gene that leads to Huntington’s causes changes in brain development from a young age

Rainbow flag

Student named as one of the most influential LGBT+ people in Wales

24 August 2018

A student from the School of Biosciences has been commended for their work addressing issues facing the LGBT+ community.

River meandering in Kinabatangan floodplain

Riverbank forest buffers could increase yields from oil palm plantations

23 August 2018

Preserving forest buffers along river banks could improve the long-term viability of oil palm plantations while maintaining conservation benefits.

Image of a baby with the mother's hand holding its hand

Father’s genes can impact motherly love

3 August 2018

Father’s genes influence quality of care a baby receives from their mother

Prostate scan

New genetic link for prostate cancer

12 July 2018

Discovering the mechanisms that underlie prostate cancer