Life Sciences Jul 26
Bacteria come in all shapes and sizes - some are straight as a rod, others twist like a corkscrew. Shape plays an important role in how bacteria infiltrate and attack cells in the body. The helical shape of Helicobacter pylori, a species of bacteria which can cause ulcers, may help it penetrate tissues.
Medicine Jul 26

Do very-preterm or very-low-weight babies develop anxiety and mood disorders later in life? Julia Jaekel, assistant professor of child and family studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,

Chemistry Jul 26
Chemistry

An important type of molecule that helps produce complex organic material has been detected within Titan's hazy upper atmosphere by a UCL-led team as part of the international Cassini-Huygens mission.

Medicine Jul 26

A new study led by researchers at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust and the University of Warwick has recommended an alternative method of pain relief for patients undergoing knee replacement surgery.

Life Sciences Jul 26

Telomere length acts as a marker of biological age New King's College London research suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may ‘age' more rapidly than those without a history of the disease.