The law recognises babies, companies and ships as ‘persons’ with legal rights, but not even the most intelligent animals. Is it time for this to change?
25 Oct 2021
Celebrate all the biosciences during the Royal Society Biology Week 2021, running over nine days from 2nd - 10th October.
04 Oct 2021
How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.
14 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
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
Some individuals generate an effective immune response to COVID-19. Why? Discover the immune response to viral infection in this explainer article...
25 Sep 2020