Life Sciences - Sep 25
Life Sciences
The ears of male mosquitoes amplify the sound of an approaching female using a self-generated phantom tone that mimics the female's wingbeats, which increases the ear's acoustic input by a factor of up to 45,000, finds a new UCL-led study. The researchers were studying disease-carrying mosquitoes, and hope their findings, published , could help design acoustic lures to control the spread of deadly diseases.
Medicine - Sep 25
Medicine

Scientists hope that a new approach to vaccine development, combined with improved surveillance of potential future threats of outbreak, could help to massively reduce the impact of deadly diseases such as Ebola, Marburg and Lassa fever.

Life Sciences - Sep 24

Children, like adults, can improve their response to difficult tasks by the power of group work, new research led by the University of Bristol has found.

Medicine - Sep 24
Medicine

Researchers have developed a new way to target the toxic particles that destroy healthy brain cells in Alzheimer's disease.

Medicine - Sep 24
Medicine

Researchers have developed a genome-editing tool for the potential treatment of mitochondrial diseases: serious and often fatal conditions which affect 1 in 5,000 people.

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