Life sciences

Life Sciences - Health - Jul 18
Understanding Animal Research, an organisation promoting greater openness about animal research, has today released a list of the ten organisations in Great Britain that carry out the highest number of animal procedures - those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research. These statistics are freely available on the organisations' websites as part of their ongoing commitment to transparency and openness around the use of animals in research.
Health - Life Sciences - Jul 17

Scientists have helped unravel the protective ' and potentially harmful ' effect of iron in the body. In a series of early-stage studies examining genetic data from over 500,000 people, a team of international scientists, led by Imperial College London, explored the role that iron plays in over 900 diseases.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - Jul 3
Pharmacology - Life Sciences

A type of blood pressure lowering medication, called a calcium-channel blocker, may be linked with increased risk of bowel condition diverticulosis.

Life Sciences - Jul 1
Life Sciences

For a neuroscientist, the 'Uncanny Valley' is an interesting phenomenon - Fabian Grabenhorst - Sign up to receive our weekly research email.

Health - Life Sciences - Jul 3

Tooth decay and gum disease impact on illness and healthcare spending, yet the role of genetics in dental problems is largely unknown. New research led by an international team, including researchers at the University of Bristol, suggests hereditary traits and factors such as obesity, education and personality could play a role in tooth decay and gum disease.

Health - Life Sciences - Jul 3
Health - Life Sciences

In a world first, scientists have found a new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue.

Life Sciences - Jun 26
Life Sciences

A change is as good as a rest when it comes to remembering more, according to new research by neuroscientists at the University of Sussex.


Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 17.07
Associate Professor of Physiological Metabolism University of Oxford
Health - 17.07
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology University of Oxford
Health - 17.07
Assistant Professor - Anatomy / Medical Sciences University of Nottingham
Life Sciences - 12.07
Assistant Professor in Neuroscience University of Nottingham
Health - 27.06
Versus Arthritis Professorship of Rheumatology University of Cambridge
Pharmacology - 21.06
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) University of Bath
Life Sciences - 03.05
Professor / Associate Professor in Stem Cell Science University College London