Medicine Mar 23
Medicine
Telomeres are regions of repetitive DNA at the end of human chromosomes, which protect the end of the chromosome from damage. Whilst shorter telomeres are hypothesized biological markers of older age and have been linked to many diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular diseases, whether these associations are causal is unknown.
Life Sciences Mar 23
Life Sciences

A widespread lack of funds and personnel are preventing protected marine areas from reaching their full potential, a new global study involving University of Queensland research has revealed.

Earth Sciences Mar 22
Earth Sciences

More than a century of theory about the evolutionary history of dinosaurs has been turned on its head following the publication of new research from scientists at the University of Cambridge and Natural History Museum in London.

Environment Mar 22

The dramatic shift to colder and drier climates likely resulted in rapidly changing Australian habitats, which hugely impacted the animals that inhabited them.

Mathematics Mar 22

The rhythm with which individual sperm move could explain why some successfully fertilise the female egg and others fail, a new Oxford University collaboration has found.