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Tel-ape-athy?

We read other peoples mind’s every day, guessing their thoughts, emotions and intentions each time we talk to them. This understanding of other people...
Angalifu the Northern White Rhinoceros male (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) by Heather Paul

2017 Science – A Sneak Peek

Evading Extinction Unless you were a Trump-loving, music despising animal hater, 2016 had something to upset pretty much everyone. And as news broke that current mass...

Exeter’s research funding boom

The University of Exeter has doubled the amount of research funding it receives from Research Councils UK (RCUK). During the academic year of 2015/16,...

A cure for paralysed primates

A team of scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have developed an implant, which has proved successful in allowing monkeys with paralysis in...

The Biological Brilliance of Bees

A major discovery has been made in regards to wildlife and the natural world. The university has discovered that when foraging for pollen, bees...

Venom-Stealing Viruses

Venom-stealing viruses sound like something plucked straight from a horror film, but a recent paper published in Nature Communications has discovered exactly that. Husband-and-wife team...

Is intelligence inherited from the mother or the father?

A recent article published by The Independent, explored the possibility of intelligence being more likely to be inherited from the mother than the father. Genetic...

Nobel Prize winners for 2016

The Nobel Prize Committee has officially announced its recipients for the Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine or Physiology. The Nobel Prizes were established...

‘Three person’ baby born

A baby containing the genetic material of three parents has been born through the use of groundbreaking new technology. The baby was born in...

British astronaut Tim Peake arrives home

Tim Peake, British astronaut returned to Earth Saturday, following six months in space aboard the International Space Station. Peake, 44, a former British Army...