News and features

Engineering work

New funding for ASTUTE project

26 February 2018

ASTUTE 2020 awarded £8m to help Welsh manufacturers gain access to world-class university expertise

Genes

Genetics researchers close in on schizophrenia

26 February 2018

50 new gene regions that increase risk of developing schizophrenia

Orangutan

Orangutans in Sabah have a better future

23 February 2018

Changing approach to conservation of orangutans in Borneo

Scientist in lab

£5.5m cash boost from Cancer Research UK

23 February 2018

£5.5m over next five years for ground-breaking work at the Centre for Trials Research.

Proboscis monkey

Big-nosed males get the girls

21 February 2018

The mystery behind the proboscis monkey’s big nose

lava fields

The greening of planet Earth

19 February 2018

First land plants developed on Earth much earlier than fossil records suggest, new study shows

Liverwort plant

Complex plants were first to conquer land

16 February 2018

Surprising new findings suggest a complete rethink of the evolution of land plants on Earth

Image of inflamed hip joints on x-ray

Understanding causes of musculoskeletal diseases

16 February 2018

£1.6M study will determine how bone size, shape and structure contributes towards arthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases

Seagrass

Sewage and animal waste having serious impact on UK coastline

13 February 2018

High levels of pollution are being found in areas of water which are supposedly afforded special EU protection, new research reveals

Fibrosis

Preventing fibrosis

9 February 2018

New discovery could lead to prevention of organ damage in chronic disease