Sexual arms race drives range expansion in beetle species
Plymouth University news: Sexual conflict and relative mating success seems to be driving a dramatic shift in the distribution of diving beetles in the UK, a new study led by Plymouth University shows
Metabolic flexibility and immune defences may influence species spread, study suggests
Plymouth University news: Why most species are rare has long interested biologists and new research led by Plymouth University suggests metabolic flexibility and the immune response may both influence how rare or common a species is
BRCA1 deficiency increases sensitivity of ovarian cancer cells to auranofin
Plymouth University news: An anti-rheumatic drug could improve the prognosis for ovarian cancer patients exhibiting a deficiency of the DNA repair protein BRCA1, a study led by Plymouth University has found
Snails select sources of food based on dislike for smells rather than acceptable taste - study
Plymouth University news: Harnessing naturally occurring chemicals could be used as a means to protect crop seedlings from being eaten by common pests, a study involving Plymouth University and the University of Southampton suggests.
Non-destructive technique measures oxygen levels in 3D cells used for toxicity testing
Plymouth University news: A non-destructive technique which can measure the presence of oxygen in 3D models of biological cells has been developed by scientists at Plymouth University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca
Do my ice crystals look big in this?
Plymouth University news: Do my ice crystals look big in this? Event gives ice cream makers the chance to analyse their products up close.
University helps to launch new doctoral training programme
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University is among 13 institutions nationally joining forces to launch a new kind of doctoral training programme, the Doctoral Training Alliance
Biological sciences: more information
More information about BSc(Hons) Biological Sciences at Plymouth University