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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

Fire service

Critical decisions

6 February 2018

How a firefighting researcher shed light on decision-making in emergencies.

Artist's impression of pancreatic cancer

Inhibiting the growth of pancreatic cancer

1 February 2018

Researchers use respiratory virus to attack pancreatic cancer

Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

25 January 2018

New potential therapy identified for aggressive breast cancer

Giant wave

Detecting tsunamis

24 January 2018

Scientists develop new method to calculate a tsunami’s size and destructive force by exploiting high-speed acoustic gravity waves