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