Medicine Aug 23
Medicine
Scientists have identified two genes that are switched on only when a child is suffering from a bacterial infection. This could allow doctors to quickly distinguish between a viral or bacterial illness, and identify early cases of potentially deadly infections.
Medicine Aug 22

The first global-scale genetic study of Salmonella Enteritidis bacteria, which is a major cause of blood poisoning and death in Africa and food poisoning in the Western world, has discovered that there are in fact three separate types.

Computer Science Aug 22
Computer Science

Making an assistive robot partner expressive and communicative is likely to make it more satisfying to work with and lead to users trusting it more, even if it makes mistakes, a new UCL-led study suggests.

Medicine Aug 22

A new multimillion pound study, which will see the most thorough and rigorous series of tests to detect Alzheimer's disease ever performed on volunteers, is announced today (Monday 22 August).  The

Environment Aug 22
Environment

Research reveals that large areas of 'degraded' forest in Southeast Asia can play an important role in conserving mammal diversity.