Latest Newcastle University Stories
A clinical trial led by Newcastle University shows that the drug, idebenone improved the vision and perception of color in patients with Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON).
Storing fruits and vegetables in ozone-enriched environments reduces spoilage.
A fertility treatment designed to prevent some incurable inherited diseases, opens the possibility that children could be conceived from three biological parents.
Regularly drinking green tea could protect the brain against developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Honeybees can learn to avoid nectar containing natural plant toxins but will eat it when there is no alternative, scientists at Newcastle University have found.
Radio transmitters that can withstand temperatures of up to 900 oC could soon be dropped into the depths of the earth to provide early warning of a volcanic eruption.
Australian researchers are a step closer to understanding the rapid decline of our coral reefs, thanks to a breakthrough study linking coral immunity with its susceptibility to bleaching and disease.
Scientists have just returned from a voyage with samples of rare animals and more than 10 possible new species in a trip which they say has revolutionized their thinking about deep-sea life in the Atlantic Ocean.
The nutritional benefits of organic food have been called into question by new research which shows wild garden birds prefer conventional seed to that which has been organically- grown.
Seaweed could hold the key to tackling obesity after it was found it reduces fat uptake by more than 75 percent, new research has shown.