One big challenge for gene therapies is delivering DNA or RNA safely to cells inside patients' bodies. New nanoparticles could be an improvement over the current standard – repurposed viruses.
Remember that story about the molecule found in turkey that makes you drowsy? Research shows it's a myth – tryptophan doesn't cause you to nod off, but it may be connected to cooperation.
By exploiting the way yeast cells mate, researchers have figured out a quicker, easier way to identify on- and off-target drug interactions.
Being vegan and an athlete can go hand-in-hand, but it does take careful planning.
Gym-goers are going crazy for these products. It's time for a reality check.
Arguing about whether carbohydrates or fats are better misses the main point. To improve global health we need reduce intakes of ultra-processed foods and eat more minimally processed foods.
For decades, experts worried that there wasn't enough protein to feed the world's population. They were wrong.
Scientists invented chemical weapons; some are now working to destroy them. New biomolecular design techniques let researchers design proteins that can destroy nerve agents in bodies.
New research on whether animal- or plant-based protein sources are better have been severely misrepresented.
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
Insects have often been described with words like "disgusting" and the idea of eating them horrifies some people. But this needs to change as they can be an important food source.
You can slash your meat intake and still easily meet your requirements.
High feed costs is limiting pig production in Africa. There are alternatives. The industry must find ways to use available feeds from industries that process agricultural products
Most people eat about a kilo of wheat a week but for others it can cause painful health concerns. So why not isolate the parts of wheat that cause problems, and remove them from future crops.
It’s no wonder people are confused about whether it’s good to eat cheese, when even food experts are divided.
At roughly twice the price, should we bother with A2 milk?
Scientists find the missing link in epigenetics that could explain the mystery of inherited disease.
Is there such a thing as brain food?
Understanding how the flu virus copies itself could open a way to killing it.
British toddlers are heading for health problems, unless we change their diet now.