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Scientists: football has changed dramatically

New research on the Premier League shows that professional football players are sprinting more and more. And it is changing the way the game is played, say scientists.

Ants developed agriculture 50 million years ago

We humans often see ourselves as the pioneers of farming but it is actually ants who led the way, millions of years ahead of us.

Scientists trace unknown ocean life from a can of water

Scientists have discovered a new method to map animal life in the deep ocean, using only DNA samples contained in a can of water.

The Viking Age should be called the Steel Age

OPINION: The Viking Age harks back to the glory days of the Nordics, but the name is all wrong. It should instead be called the Steel Age, says Danish archaeologist.

Arctic soils: a ticking climate time bomb

Carbon emissions from Arctic soils threaten to greatly accelerate climate change by 2050.

Scientists map bacterial transport proteins

Scientists have discovered a new method to fight against resistant bacteria by blocking their access to vital nutrients.

Scientists close to a cure for sickle cell anaemia

A new cure for sickle cell anaemia could be on the way following a breakthrough in CRISPR technology

Bio-refineries could reduce imports of environmentally harmful soy

Animal feed mixed with imported soy beans is a drain on the environment. A new report suggests that environment-friendly protein can be produced in bio-refineries.

New treatment increases life expectancy of cervical cancer patients

Women now have a much better chance of surviving cervical cancer thanks to the new treatment protocols.

How basic research helps fine-tune cancer treatments

Scientists have discovered a surprising mechanism that controls cell-repairing proteins. The new research could substantially improve cancer treatments in the future.