• Brain cancer in children – new hope for treatment

    A team of French and British researchers has carried out full genome sequencing of a tumour – an infiltrating brainstem glioma. This type of tumour is the leading cause of death from brain cancer in...

  • Venom could be a new source for drugs

    A team of French and Australian researchers have shown that the venomous tropical gastropods known as cone shells have the ability to change their “weapons” and hence their venom depending on ...

  • Bad snacking habits? Video games beat TV hands down!

    Spending too much time in front of a screen is bad for our children. An American study goes further still and differentiates between the impact of television and that of other types of screen. It ...

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