Tagged With Biology

What causes human bodies to age? Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind growing old


A new kind of one-time treatment is revolutionising the way we treat diseases like cancer and blindness, but not a lot of patients are using it


A scientist who studies ageing reveals how restricting calories might offer protection against age-related diseases



Australians are just one generation away from a time when even most university students believed God created humans


Animals that defy the rules of ageing — like naked mole rats — could help scientists unravel the secrets to longevity


The world's most dangerous venomous animals are all in Australia



People who sleep for longer than 8 hours could have a greater risk of dying early — but that doesn't mean you should never sleep in


The primatologist who helped popularise the term 'alpha male' says we're using it all wrong


What happens when you hold in your pee for too long


A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer -- here's how worried you should be


A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been linked to cancer -- here's how worried you should be


We stop discovering new music at age 30, a new survey suggests -- here are the scientific reasons why this could be



Why pandas are the most overrated animals on the planet


Narcissists have thicker, denser, more distinct eyebrows, according to a new study


We evolved to find sex disgusting, according to a new study -- and women may feel it more than men


Wearing glasses could really mean you're smarter, according to a new study



Why 'moist' is one of the most hated words in the English language


Scientists just discovered these 10 bizarre and beautiful animal species that show what it takes to survive on Earth against the odds


It turns out sleeping in at the weekend could counteract the harm caused by lack of sleep during the week


Octopuses are officially the weirdest animals on Earth