Tagged With Biology

People over 65 actually read faster than those in their 20s, and it could be because of 'computer vision syndrome'


New research shows acne could be caused by your genes and the shape of your hair follicles


A Silicon Valley startup with 20 patents under its belt just raised $400 million from SoftBank and Goldman Sachs to make materials from living things



Here's what happens to your brain when you get blackout drunk


The worst storms on Earth are nothing compared to the weather on other planets


The startup behind the first lab-grown pork links let us see how their sausage gets made



A recently discovered species called the hermit crab caterpillar makes its own armour out of leaves


Raw oysters can still be alive when we eat them, but not for the reason you may think


Does your dog really love you?


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