Environmental Sciences Apr 24
To mark World Penguin Day (25 April 2015) citizen science project Penguin Watch  will release 500,000 new images of penguins and reveal secrets from a year of spying on penguins. Launched in 2014, Penguin Watch, led by Oxford University scientists with input from the Australian Antarctic Division, asks the public to go online and count penguins in images taken by remote cameras monitoring nearly 100 colonies in Antarctica.
Medicine Apr 24

A new film from the University of Cambridge looks at how mice are helping the fight against cancer and the facilities in which they are housed, and explores issues of animal welfare and the search for replacements.

Life Sciences Apr 23
Life Sciences

Realising how places connect geographically causes local maps in the brain to join, forming one big map which helps with planning future journeys, finds a new UCL study.

Medicine Apr 24
Medicine

A new study has found that alternative providers of primary care in the NHS do not perform as well as traditional GP practices.

Life Sciences Apr 23

Researchers have identified how proteins that play a key role in Alzheimer's disease are linked in a pathway that controls its progression, and that drugs targeting this pathway may be a potential new way of treating the disease.

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