Water fleas, or Daphnia, could provide an important ‘early warning system’ for chemical pollution in our lakes and rivers.
The licence is for a new testing method that is just as sensitive as PCR, but faster than a lateral flow test
Pox viruses are able to get a head start on infecting a host by delivering a package of proteins that directly interferes with the body’s innate immune system.
A new technique that can analyse how drug molecules bind to proteins in tissue samples could offer an improved route to drug discovery and development.
In September 2022, James McDonald will join the University of Birmingham as Professor of Microbial Ecology.
Three University scientists have been recognised in this year’s Royal Society of Chemistry Awards.
A University of Birmingham expert in infectious diseases has been appointed the new Professor of Physic at Gresham College.
Fruit flies continue to mate with each other even when infected with deadly pathogens – reveals a study by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
A new gene that controls self-fertilization has been identified in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, in an international collaboration.
Researchers have come a step closer to uncovering the purpose of a distinctive set of modifications found at the beginning of messenger RNA which have long remained a fundamental mystery in molecular biology.
Sooty terns' wide ranging migration patterns present big challenges for conservationists working to understand and address a sharp population decline, according to scientists at the University of Birmingham.
The threat of disease transmission from conservationists moving wild animals between habitats or back into the wild needs to be urgently assessed to minimise risk.