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ARIEL mission craft

Green light for exoplanet mission

20 March 2018

European Space Agency announces details of international science mission, including scientists from Cardiff University, to explore how exoplanets – planets around distant stars – form and evolve

First step in development of pill-based vaccines

12 March 2018

Cardiff scientists create world’s first synthetic, non-biologic vaccine 

Ice Age

Unravelling the mystery of ice ages using ancient molecules

9 March 2018

New study shows for the first time the fundamental role that sea ice plays in naturally occurring climate cycles

Hand holding change from purse

Latest analysis of in-work poverty

9 March 2018

More needs to be done to help poor families, research concludes

Self-healing masonry

Self-healing masonry

7 March 2018

Cardiff University engineers kick-start new study using bacteria to automatically repair damage to masonry structures

Bearded pigs

Bearded pigs adapting to oil palm

6 March 2018

Understanding how the bearded pig is adapting to common fragmented forests bordering oil palm

Discarded snapper

Fisheries discarding edible fish pose a threat to food security

26 February 2018

Fish vital to sustainability of lagoon discarded in an area where a third of the population lives in poverty

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