Biological Sciences


News 2018

All the news from 2018

Dandelion seeds reveal newly discovered form of natural flight

The extraordinary flying ability of dandelion seeds is possible thanks to a form of flight that has not been seen before in nature, research has revealed.

Fertility pioneer receives international award

A University scientist has been honoured for her work in developing human eggs in the laboratory.

Outdoor study lends insight into flower timing

Research on plants grown outdoors has revealed new activity of a key gene that controls when flowers appear.

Lupus discovery could help manage disease in African patients

Two variants of an autoimmune disease that affects thousands but is hard to diagnose are relatively common among black Africans, research shows.

Chancellor's Fellow – Biotechnology

Applications are invited from early career individuals of the highest potential and attainment who have begun to establish a reputation for the excellent and innovative research and teaching at the forefront of their discipline.

Sharing parenting leads to healthier young, beetle study finds

Animals who share the task of parenting do a better job than parents who do so on their own, according to a study of insects.