How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.
14 Jun 2021
The immune system has evolved to protect us against infectious agents, including viruses. Currently, with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there is great interest in exactly how the immune system protects against viruses and the development of anti...
04 Jun 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting almost everyone worldwide. We've pulled together some content on the virus and how to cope in these unprecedented times.
14 May 2021
Senior lecturer in analytical science Claire Turner asks: Can chocolate ever be good for us?
31 Mar 2021
Women have played a significant role in the areas of chemistry, the environment and health. Here are just six key players...
24 Mar 2021
You and your microbiota. Although you might think of yourself as a single individual composed of many millions of cells, you are also host to over one hundred trillion bacteria.
11 Mar 2021
Rare Diseases Day is celebrated annually on the last day of February. This ‘rare day’ which occurs on the 28th February, or once every 4 years, the 29th of February was an apt choice for Rare Diseases Day. Many people do not fully appreciate what...
26 Feb 2021
An overview of the processes that cause the regular beating of a healthy heart, and the structure of cardiac myocytes (heart muscle cells) with a brief introduction to changes in the heart function found in CLN3 disease, or juvenile...
15 Feb 2021
Dr Martin Bootman explains what DNA profiling is, how it works and how it can be used to catch a killer.
09 Feb 2021
Celebrate all the biosciences during the Royal Society Biology Week 2020, running over nine days from 3rd - 11th October.
28 Sep 2020