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Strep A bacteria

Scientists discovered a new strain of group A streptococcus bacteria

Group A streptococcus is a bacterium often found in the throat and on the skin. It is known to cause known to cause scarlet...
Thwaites Glacier is melting faster than thought

Thwaites Glacier is melting faster than thought

Vintage film of Antarctic glaciers hints at early ice shelf collapse.
Dormant 'sleeper' cells (red) and active cancer cells (green)

Breast cancer can form ‘sleeper cells’ after drug treatment

Breast cancer medicines may force some cancer cells into ‘sleeper mode’, allowing them to potentially come back to life years after initial treatment.
White matter affects how people respond to brain stimulation therapy

White matter affects how people respond to brain stimulation therapy

Tiny changes in the microscopic structure of the human brain may affect how patients respond to an emerging therapy for neurological problems.
Lab-based dark energy experiment narrows search options for elusive force

Lab-based dark energy experiment narrows search options for elusive force

An experiment to test a popular theory of dark energy has found no evidence of new forces, placing strong constraints on related theories.
Study uncovers how heavy social media use disrupts girls’ mental health

Study uncovers how heavy social media use disrupts girls’ mental health

Frequent, heavy social media use can disrupt activities which promote positive mental health in girls.
Professor Nick Franks FMedSci FRS Department of Life Sciences

Researcher discusses the mystery of why we sleep

Poor sleep can badly affect health but we still do not understand the purpose of sleep, said an Imperial researcher at a recent talk.
Early trials show the vaccine may hold hope for tackling the most common bacterial STI

First vaccine for genital chlamydia shows promise in early clinical trials

The first-ever early clinical trial for a vaccine for genital chlamydia has shown it to be safe and effective at provoking an immune response.
New hormone injection aids weight loss in obese patients

New hormone injection aids weight loss in obese patients

An injection has helped reduce body weight and glucose levels in patients with diabetes and obesity in four weeks.

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