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Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics

Fungi have enormous potential for new antibiotics

Apr 20, 2017 07:00 BST
​Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by...

New study reveals how some chickens got striped feathers

Apr 08, 2017 08:00 BST
Birds show an amazing diversity in plumage colour and patterning. But what are the gene...

Alliance for “Next Generation Sequencing”: GATC Biotech AG and the Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology sign co-operation agreement

Apr 06, 2017 10:52 BST
The Konstanz Research School Chemical Biology of the University of Constance and GATC B...

Hearing and touch mediate sensations via osseointegrated prostheses

Hearing and touch mediate sensations via osseointegrated prostheses

Apr 06, 2017 07:00 BST
A new study has found that people with a prosthesis attached directly to their skeleton...

Genes key to killer bee’s success

Apr 05, 2017 10:18 BST
In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University sequenced the genomes of Africanize...

The genetic basis for timing of reproduction in the Atlantic herring revealed

Apr 04, 2017 12:56 BST
In a study published today in PNAS, scientists in Sweden and Canada have studied the ge...

3D bioprinted human cartilage cells can be implanted

3D bioprinted human cartilage cells can be implanted

Mar 23, 2017 07:00 GMT
Swedish researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska Academy have s...

Liquid storage of solar energy – more effective than ever before

Liquid storage of solar energy – more effective than ever before

Mar 20, 2017 07:00 GMT
​Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have demonstrated efficient...

Optical fingerprint can reveal environmental gases

Optical fingerprint can reveal environmental gases

Mar 16, 2017 06:00 GMT
More efficient sensors are needed to be able to detect environmental pollution. Researc...

The fashion industry gains new tools to reduce its environmental load

The fashion industry gains new tools to reduce its environmental load

Mar 14, 2017 07:00 GMT
The environmental impact of our clothing has now been mapped in the most comprehensive ...