A major new insight into how Hepatitis B Virus works could pave the way for new drug treatments for the infection which is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide.

A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in the boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume.

Scientists have uncovered why the Zika virus may specifically target neural stem cells in the developing brain, potentially leading to microcephaly.

Scientists have created a new method to structure peptides, which they say will be cheaper and make the process of using stapled peptides in drug discovery much more widely available.

A new partnership between leading science and technology company Merck and the University aims to expand the use of liquid crystals in optical innovations.