A newly discovered galaxy supercluster is believed to be one of the largest known structures in the Universe, containing between 1,000 to 10,000 trillion stars.
A recent study conducted by the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Group may provide a crucial step in reducing the amount of HIV in the semen of infected patients.
Have historical records underestimated global sea level rise?
New research focused on ‘switching off’ allergic responses, may hold the key to tackling debilitating allergic and autoimmune diseases.
Reports of the resistance of UTIs to antibiotics are on the rise. Can a new method focused on preventing the bacteria from clinging to the lining of the urinary tract help?
It’s that time of year when outstanding advances in science are acknowledged and celebrated by awarding the Nobel prizes. Here’s all you need to know about the science behind the prizewinners. Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine This year, the Nobel Prize for medicine has been awarded to Japanese cell biologist, Yoshinori Ohsumi. The 71 […]
“Women’s bodies are born with a fixed number of eggs”. So goes the accepted theory, which is understood to be one of the main causes for the limited lifespan of female fertility. However, research in its early stages has just emerged that may challenge this idea. Evelyn Telfer, a professor of reproductive biology at the […]