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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

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