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  • Funding boost for genetic research
    University of Edinburgh
    Almost £60 million of awards from the Medical Research Council (MRC) will help scientists gain...
  • Sifting through chemical kaleidoscopes
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
    LMU researchers have developed a new and highly efficient drug screening method. The technique can...
  • Low-cost information campaign promotes positive attitudes to university
    London School of Economics
    A ‘light-touch’ information campaign about the value and affordability of going to university can...
  • Transparent, thin and tough – why don’t insect wings break?
    Trinity College Dublin
    Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have shown that the wings of insects are not as fragile as...
  • Cholesterol study points to new drugs
    University of Edinburgh
    Insight into how our bodies make cholesterol could lead to treatments with fewer side-effects than...
  • Ethical facets of new diagnostic methods
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
    Advances in brain imaging promise to improve diagnostic and prognostic assessments of patients in...
  • New study identifies the professions which have made Britain hugely unequal
    London School of Economics
    Just 20 professions have been responsible for more than two-thirds of the growth in wage inequality...
  • Mystery of elephant infrasounds revealed
    University of Vienna
    "Science": The physics of making very low sounds In the current edition of "Science", an...
  • Record-breaking year in research
    University of Edinburgh
    The University has attracted record levels of investment in its pioneering research work. Figures...
  • Plastics in aquatic ecosystems
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
    Plastic debris is practically indestructible and often ends up in the sea. Its long-term impact on...