Science news

New method reveals how well cancer drugs hit their targets

Scientists have developed a technique that allows them to measure how well cancer drugs reach their targets inside the body.
12 July 2018

Genes linking Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome discovered

Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early onset Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome.
26 June 2018

Blood signature could improve early TB diagnosis

A gene signature in the bloodstream could reveal whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis (TB) disease months before symptoms begin.
19 June 2018

Genetic discovery could help clinicians identify aggressive bone tumours

Scientists have discovered the first genetic marker for osteoblastoma bone tumours.
15 June 2018

Non-coding DNA changes the genitals you're born with

Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn’t contain any genes.
14 June 2018