Bacteriophages – viruses that attack bacteria – could be a valuable weapon in the fight against drug resistant infections, but more investment is needed to realise the benefits, reports Jasmin Fox-Skelly.
Early detection of Alzheimer’s could lead to speedier interventions and treatments – years before symptoms appear, Maria Burke reports
Recent research shows how emulsions – and other novel techniques to mix oil and water – can tackle problems ranging from the pain caused by dry eye to reducing salt in processed foods. Lou Reade reports
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances first showed up in human blood in the 1960s. In the early 2000s, reports emerged of their presence in Arctic wildlife – including polar bears. Now the race is on to scrub these ‘forever chemicals’ from the environment. Emma Davies reports