The genomes of two distinct strains of the virus that causes the common lip cold sore, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), have been identified within the same person -- an achievement that could be useful to forensic scientists for tracing a person's history.
Physicist Dr Laura Kormos received a standing ovation from MPs in the Canadian Parliament when she attended a ceremony to honour Nobel Laureate Professor Arthur McDonald.
Global efforts to protect the planet will fail unless we take concepts like equality and wellbeing into account, according to a new paper published today in the journal Science.
More than 140 scientists are to converge on Lancaster University from all over the world for the first ever conference on biological oscillations from 10-14 April 2016.
Standard sexual health education may need re-thinking for care experienced young people to reduce unplanned pregnancy, says a new report.
Leading players in the robotics and autonomous systems industries have visited a special conference highlighting the latest robotic technology.
Three Lancaster University students have scooped first prize at the final of the national Santander Big Ideas competition.
The solar wind around Jupiter is causing intense X-ray bursts over the planet’s polar regions, according to research.
Wage poverty is an endemic problem in Britain because of the way wages are thought about – as a price for a job, rather than as a means of earning a living.
Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson have selected the Sheffield City Region and Lancashire as one of the UK’s first Science Innovation Audit sites to identify investment opportunities and enhance research innovation and infrastructure across Britain.