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Body odour may help identify malaria: study

Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite densities.

15 May 2018 7:40 PM

Gene editing can make 'chocolate trees' disease resistant

Reliable productivity from cacao plants is essential to the multibillion-dollar chocolate industry.

14 May 2018 5:21 PM

Facebook use can make older adults feel less lonely: Study

Posting and commenting on social networking sites, such as Facebook, may help older adults feel more empowered and less isolated.

02 May 2018 5:12 PM

Adding hope to health messages may motivate better behaviours: study

We often think of emotions as irrational, but emotions can help us do the things that will keep us healthy.

24 Feb 2018 5:25 PM

Fifteen genes that shape our face identified

In the past, scientists selected specific features, including the distance between the eyes or the width of the mouth.

20 Feb 2018 11:59 AM

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Microbes used to convert human waste into space food

The team found that methane was readily produced during anaerobic digestion of human waste and could be used to grow a different microb.

29 Jan 2018 8:43 PM

Houseflies spread disease in humans: study

Flies can be more than pesky picnic crashers, they carry hundreds of different species of harmful bacteria and may help to spread disease.

25 Nov 2017 1:05 PM

How "zombie fungus" takes over ants, controls their behaviour

Almost like a puppeteer pulls the strings to make a marionette move, the fungus controls the ant's muscles.

13 Nov 2017 2:21 PM

Small gestures make people feel more loved: study

There's research showing that in more communal societies, these types of controlling behaviours may be seen as affection.

06 Nov 2017 2:42 PM

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