School of Biosciences

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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

orangutans

Rethinking the orangutan

28 June 2018

How 70,000 years of human interaction have shaped an icon of wild nature

water

Water security crisis requires ‘urgent action’

28 June 2018

Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’

School pupils taking part in science demonstration

Mars ‘mission’ for pupils

26 June 2018

Young learners to tackle science challenge set by University experts

DNA

Potential treatment for genetic form of autism

25 June 2018

Researchers discover promising treatment for genetic form of autism spectrum disorder

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Field course students rescue endangered turtle

20 June 2018

Cardiff University students saved the life a leatherback sea turtle on World Ocean Day after they found it tangled in a boat line.

Mapping memory

Mapping memory

14 June 2018

Spatial memory patterns mapped

Bearded pigs

Tracking Borneo’s bearded pigs

13 June 2018

High tech trackers have been placed on Borneo’s bearded pigs for the first time, helping to secure the future of the vulnerable species.

Brain waves

Understanding absence epilepsy

11 June 2018

New light shed on mechanisms of paediatric epilepsy

Sir Martin Evans Building

School of Biosciences praised for significant contribution to medical research

11 June 2018

The Cardiff University School of Biosciences has been praised in the Houses of Commons for its outstanding research.

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Street-cleaning scavengers

7 June 2018

Millions of wild animals are killed on Britain’s roads each year, but the amount of roadkill could be six times higher than originally thought.

Professor Ole Petersen

Cardiff University Professor given lifetime achievement award

30 May 2018

A Cardiff University Professor has been rewarded for his ground-breaking research, which has contributed significantly to the field of physiology and pathophysiology.

Two Eurasian otters in wood

Cardiff University marks World Otter Day

30 May 2018

You can tune into an ‘as live’ otter dissection on World Otter Day, giving you an inside look at Cardiff University’s Otter Project’s research, which aims to protect and conserve otters across the UK.

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Link between HPV and cancer after kidney transplant

30 May 2018

New research by Cardiff University has uncovered the process that leads the HPV virus to cause skin cancer in kidney transplant patients

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360 Institute Tour

23 May 2018

You can now explore the laboratory of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, following a tumour sample as it is prepared to be used in the Institute’s cutting-edge cancer research.

DNA

Improved access to DNA from endangered species

22 May 2018

£1 million awarded to UK’s first zoological biobank

Opadometa sarawakensis spider

Students discover elusive male spider

15 May 2018

Students at Danau Girang discover male Opadometa sarawakensis spider

Clouded leopard

Tracking the clouded leopard

10 May 2018

High-tech collars provide insight into life of world’s most elusive big cat