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The banteng: Sabah’s most endangered mammal under scrutiny

10 September 2019

The Bornean banteng is dwindling to very low population densities, with fewer than 500 left in the wild.

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Anti-poaching unit to protect Bornean forests

5 September 2019

Cardiff University scientists help to form special task force aimed at protecting Borneo’s iconic wildlife

Medicinal tablets and capsules

New insights for discovery of next generation antibiotics

5 September 2019

A new publication gives insight into interactions between antibiotics and Staphylococcus aureus DNA gyrase, helping to build a more detailed picture of how we can fight microbial resistance in the future.

Red blood cells

Potential for new therapies to target acute myeloid leukaemia

27 August 2019

Eight people are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in the UK each day, accounting for over 2000 deaths each year. But a new potential therapeutic target has been uncovered, which could help improve future treatments.

Glioblastoma stem cells

The future of targeting brain cancer

21 August 2019

Scientists have discovered molecular targets that might lead to a new generation of brain cancer therapies.

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University professor appointed Deputy Chair of Natural Resources Wales

12 August 2019

Welsh Government appoint Professor Steve Ormerod to prestigious new role

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Gut changes in polar bears linked to retreat of Arctic sea ice

6 August 2019

Habitat loss could have negative implications for long-term health of polar bears

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New research could explain why babies born during winter are at higher risk of developing mental health disorders

2 August 2019

Winter and autumn babies are exposed to higher levels of maternal stress hormone

River Taff

Toxic chemicals hindering the recovery of Britain’s rivers

31 July 2019

Welsh rivers in urban locations still have damaged food chains and fewer species of invertebrates in comparison to rural rivers

Artist's impression of clogged artery

Omega-6 fatty acid could help prevent heart disease

18 July 2019

An omega-6 fatty acid could help in fight against heart disease