• Motivating mighty mitochondria

    Here’s good news if you’ve gotten a little lazy: you’ll draw health benefits almost instantly fro...

    Health researchers have long known you don’t have to train like an Olympian to stave off obesity, diabetes, and the o...

    Body and Mind June 4, 2021
  • Mitochondria linked to health in space

    Data of mice and men point in the same direction.

    As we plan to send more people into space for more time, there’s a growing imperative to understand what spacetime do...

    Body and Mind November 27, 2020
  • It's mostly mothers who pass on mitochondria

    A new theory says it’s due to the first sexual conflict.

    Is this how we got the sperm and the egg? Credit: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Shutterstock Evolutionary interests of males an...

    Biology November 7, 2017
  • How exercise stops the ageing process

    Interval training, in particular rejuvenates cells.

    Credit: Lyn Alweis/Getty Images Exercise, and in particular high-intensity interval training in aerobic exercises su...

    Biology March 8, 2017
  • First 'three-parent' baby born

    First baby conceived using DNA from three people.

    The first baby conceived using DNA from three people to stop mitochondrial disease has been born in Mexico, according...

    Biology September 27, 2016