Statins lower cholesterol if taken daily – but may also have other effects on the body.
Initial studies suggest these drugs, widely taken to lower cholesterol, may also reduce the severity of COVID-19.
Scientists have recreated the mutant gene that causes a rare cancer called phaeochromocytoma in a millimetre-sized worm.
University of Dundee
A new discovery fuses science, serendipity and a millimetre-sized worm that is hundreds of millions of years old to help develop a treatment for phaeochromocytoma.
A female killer whale leaps from the water in Puget Sound near Seattle.
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Scientists had been uncertain about why killer whales are dying in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. A new study takes an in-depth look and provides the tools to help prevent additional deaths in the future.
A new study has shown that there are sex-based differences in how we respond to the coronavirus.
Can we say goodbye to Zoom yet? Not quite.
Zoom shares tumbled with the announcement of a vaccine - but reactive markets don't reflect people's desire to keep working from home
Guilty? The length of your answer may give it away.
It turns out liars and truth-tellers behave very differently when questioned.
Anti-Russian protesters against a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
Despite a fresh approach from the White House, internal issues make it unlikely that conflict in eastern provinces of Ukraine will end in 2021.
President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, who died on Wednesday 2 December following the Covid-19.
The former president advocated an 'advanced liberal society' in which the state must promote growth and paved the way for Europe.
Elvis Presley received a polio vaccination on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1956.
'Sensible' public figures have far less influence on our behaviour than it seems
Vials of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
It may be many months before COVID control measures can be eased.
Our study shows that maths anxiety not only causes children to struggle in exams – it also means they learn less at school.
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Our research found they deploy faster, improve quicker and are more equitable.
Women felt more worn out by restrictions – while men complained of boredom
Logistics is the unsung hero in vaccination. But here's why it's critical.
The protein, called GDF5, plays an important role in the development and function of certain brain neurons.
Neurotrophic factors play an important role in protecting neurons – which is why researchers are investigating them as a treatment for Parkinson's.
Secret units of saboteurs and assassins would have targeted German troops in the event of a Nazi invasion.
Exclusive footage of the clandestine bunkers from which Britain hoped to halt a Nazi invasion.
Members of Anqa - a marketplace led by refugee business founders.
Refugee businesses provide opportunities for those who find that the doors to employment are often closed to them – even if they are well qualified.
During the pandemic moments have folded into each other and time has moved in an odd way. The Alarm Clock by Diego Rivera.
Just because two events last a month does not mean they both last the same amount of time.
“Apple it” just doesn’t have the same ring…
Will Apple's search engine have the same ill fate as Microsoft's Bing?
Evidence can lead the way.
The International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO) will build bridges between policy and research, accelerating the UK’s recovery from the crisis.