Parasites use Trojan horse subterfuge to suppress the immunity of their victims when causing infection, according to a study.
Published 25 November.
University biologists are taking part in an initiative that aims to make Edinburgh the best city in Europe in which to live in by 2050.
Published 7 November.
Some MRSA bugs in UK hospitals can be traced back to a type of bacteria found in farm animals, a study suggests.
Published 3 November.
Vultures track scavenging birds of prey to lead them to food, then swoop in large groups to steal it, a study of birds in Kenya shows.
Published 10 September.
Fresh discoveries about how bacteria co-operate with each other when causing infection could help scientists identify animal diseases that might transmit to people.
Published 5 August.
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This article was published on May 4, 2010