• Easy nanosensor test for E. coli contamination

    A combination of magnetic resonance and fluorescence is the key.

    US researchers have unveiled a detector that can pick up diarrhoea-causing bacteria in milk and water in less than an...

    Medicine September 25, 2016
  • Why are some people have a lactose intolerance?

    Where you are born is the big influencer.

    Food can bring people together. But some foods can be a problem for dinner guests. A good example is milk, and the co...

    Nutrition March 3, 2016
  • Implant takes the fight to the tumour

    A new anti-cancer drug targeting system may reduce side effects of chemotherapy.

    A tiny anti-cancer drug factory right inside a tumour could provide a much safer and more effective way to fight the ...

    Medicine March 10, 2014
  • Grow your own liver

    Researchers have found a way to harness stem cells that could help us replace damaged organs.

    Replacing a diseased organ with a new one seemed on the brink of reality in 1998, when stem cells were first isolated...

    Health August 19, 2013
  • Frequent ejaculation improves sperm quality

    Have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality.

    Men who want to become fathers should have sex or ejaculate daily in order to maximise sperm quality, scientists repo...

    Health July 1, 2009
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