Researchers from The University of East Anglia (UEA) have contributed to the world’s largest study into genes that drive prostate cancer. They have identified 80 molecular weaknesses that could be targeted by drugs to treat the disease. Approximately 25 percent...
UEA researchers have found a key gene for producing sulphur molecules. Dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) are marine molecules which generate more than one billion tonnes annually by the process of marine phytoplankton (microscopic plant-like cells), seaweed and bacteria. Once marine microorganisms break...
More than 40 million Americans may be at risk of severe flooding. A study by the University of Bristol, published in Environmental Research Letters, used predictive methods to analyse the threat of river flooding over continental America. The findings exclude...
Research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has claimed that life on Mars is very much possible, in light of discoveries made in the Atacama Desert. The desert, which can go decades without seeing rain, was believed...
Scientists accidentally stumbled upon one of the largest colonies of Adélie penguins when massive patches of their poop, or the more scientific and less giggle-inducing ‘guano’ showed up on pictures taken from space. The penguins are situated on the Danger...
A spotlight has been thrown onto prostate cancer after Stephen Fry, known by many for his acting, writing, and presenting careers, made public his own experiences with the illness. Prostate cancer is the third biggest cancer killer in the...