UK red squirrels carry 'a form of leprosy' - scientists

UK red squirrels carry 'a form of leprosy' - scientists..

David Brooks 11-Nov, 05:34 68 BBC

British red squirrels are infected with two different strains of the bacterium that causes leprosy, according to a study. Leprosy was...


British red squirrels serve as leprosy reservoir

British red squirrels serve as leprosy reservoir..

Antonio Roberts 10-Nov, 14:16 27 ScienceNews

Leprosy has been hiding out in red squirrels in Great Britain and Ireland, though the painful and disfiguring disease hasn’t been...


Protein mobs kill cells that most need those proteins to survive

Protein mobs kill cells that most need those proteins to survive..

10-Nov, 14:02 29 ScienceNews

Joining a gang doesn’t necessarily make a protein a killer, a new study suggests. This clumping gets dangerous only under certain...


Giggling rats help reveal how brain creates joy

Giggling rats help reveal how brain creates joy..

Ella Flores 10-Nov, 14:02 23 ScienceNews

View the video Tickle a rat and it will jump for joy, gleefully squeak and beg for more. In addition to describing these delightful...


What Trump win means for US science

What Trump win means for US science..

Kevin Allen 10-Nov, 11:26 19 BBC

President-elect Donald Trump did not express many views about science and innovation on the campaign trail. But there are some clues to his...


Unknown dinosaur almost blown to oblivion

Unknown dinosaur almost blown to oblivion..

Sophia Bell 10-Nov, 10:00 85 BBC

A newly discovered species of dinosaur has been identified from an extraordinarily complete fossil almost destroyed by dynamite. ...


Dragon dinosaur met a muddy end

Dragon dinosaur met a muddy end..

Anna Torres 10-Nov, 09:06 169 ScienceNews

A bizarre new birdlike dino was part of an evolutionary extravaganza at the end of the age of dinosaurs. And it was a real...


Electric car charge point use doubles

Electric car charge point use doubles..

Michael Adamson 09-Nov, 21:30 64 BBC

The use of electric car charging points across Scotland has more than doubled in the last year. Chargers were used 26,119 times during...


Dog's dinner: DNA clue to how dogs became our friends

Dog's dinner: DNA clue to how dogs became our friends..

Diego Ross 09-Nov, 21:30 44 BBC

Dogs have been dining on human food scraps since the early days of their domestication, it appears. Our canine companions developed the...


'Brain wi-fi' reverses leg paralysis in primate first

'Brain wi-fi' reverses leg paralysis in primate first..

Anna Torres 09-Nov, 21:29 44 BBC

An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralysed primates for the first time, say...


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