Can you bee-lieve it? A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, who have been studying the spread of honey cultivation within ancient human civilizations, have now found unique chemical evidence for its use in West Africa dating back over 3500 years ago.
Recent results from the world’s largest wildlife survey show that British birds are in more danger than ever. Though all is not lost, as even some of our fastest declining birds can be enticed into student gardens in Bristol.
New research has found that increasing the complexity of cellular switches can greatly increase the precision with which a cell’s biochemical processes can be controlled. This could lead to higher yields in the industrial manufacture of drugs, medicine and food.
While social distancing is a new way of life for us, when plagued by disease ants started keeping a safe distance from one another long before we did. This was recently unveiled by what experts call the ‘perfect tracking system’.
An upcoming COVID-19 antibody testing study on the Bristol population aims to improve our understanding of the second wave. Results of the study will also aid future public health and governmental decisions on COVID-19 response policies.