Menu

The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

News menu

Latest news

October 2014

Richard Buggs talks on BBC News about ash dieback
17 October 2014

Entire amphibian communities are being wiped out by emerging viruses
17 October 2014

Queen Mary receives share of £125m for bioscience PhD students
2 October 2014

September 2014

What will you discover?
29 September 2014

Queen Mary ranked among the top 20 universities in the UK
17 September 2014

Chemistry students discover new way of identifying hydrogen peroxide
12 September 2014

August 2014

It's a do or die situation in this clash of the ash
20 August 2014

Students give us their seal of approval
13 August 2014

July 2014

Congratulations to our academic excellence prizewinners!
23 July 2014

Professor Peter Hudson FRS on biology, baths and identifying your groove
22 July 2014

Ambika Kumar named Course Rep of the Year
18 July 2014

Scientists improve metal detectors for early diagnosis of lifestyle and age-related diseases
10 July 2014

June 2014

Silver lining found for making new drugs
26 June 2014

Chemistry festival for secondary school pupils returns with new science challenges
24 June 2014

Queen Mary chemist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award
16 June 2014

Criminal profiling technique targets killer diseases
3 June 2014

May 2014

UK top 10 for QMUL in international science and medicine rankings
29 May 2014

Hat-trick of research awards for QMUL bee expert
9 May 2014

RSC Hickinbottom Award 2014 Winner for Dr Stephen Goldup
7 May 2014

February 2014

Crayfish study provides complicated web of interactions
17 February 2014

Fight or flight? Vocal cues help deer decide during mating season
10 February 2014

Farming and wetlands: readdressing the balance
10 February 2014

November 2013

QM Research seeks to safeguard the Future of Europe’s Ash Trees
28 November 2013

Unravelling Darwin’s Greatest Mystery: Research at Queen Mary SBCS points to the Origin of the Sexes
14 November 2013

Queen Mary Secures PhD Scholarships thanks to £100m NERC Funding Boost
5 November 2013

September 2013

Scientists map UK ash tree genome
23 September 2013

Hidden similarity found between bats and dolphins
4 September 2013

August 2013

The new dawn of the dinosaur
22 August 2013

Playing Starcraft can increase your cognitive abilities
22 August 2013

ISIS is helping to close the gap in the race to develop novel antibiotics
16 August 2013

Can video games make you smart (or at least more flexible)?
13 August 2013

Scientists uncover secrets of starfish's bizarre feeding mechanism
1 August 2013

July 2013

Jack the Ripper and tyrannosaurs
31 July 2013

Could this creature help mankind protect itself from cancer?
15 July 2013

Revolutionary device turns sound into images
8 July 2013

Doing it for the kids
7 July 2013

Fishy business as Queen Mary 'boffins' test humans for impulsive behaviour
1 July 2013

June 2013

The last stand? Ash trees under threat
29 June 2013

Chemistry festival creates a bang at Queen Mary
18 June 2013

What’s in a name?
5 June 2013

May 2013

How ostriches mate..
20 May 2013

Flesh-eating plant cleaned junk from its minimalist genome
16 May 2013

April 2013

Congenitally blind people have more accurate memories
30 April 2013

Happy Goats: How animal rehab works
23 April 2013

Catching Criminals and tracing malaria outbreaks
10 April 2013

Does the 'five-second rule' about dropping food really exist?
10 April 2013

Bees use logic to find the best flowers
10 April 2013

March 2013

Bang goes the theory: Sugar on trial
24 March 2013

The One Show: Bees
12 March 2013

February 2013

Attenborough's Natural Curiosities shines spotlight on 'Young Wrinklies'
13 February 2013

Female deer take control during the mating season
5 February 2013

January 2013

'Jet-lagged' fruit flies provide clues for body clock synchronisation
21 January 2013

Scientists identify new 'social' chromosome in the red fire ant
20 January 2013

The Forum: plant and flower shapes
14 January 2013

New genetics project could help save the ash tree
2 January 2013

New study sheds light on dinosaur size
2 January 2013

December 2012

Honey bees' genetic code unlocked
18 December 2012

All in the mind: Gaydar
3 December 2012

November 2012

Researchers decode birch tree genome sequence for the first time
29 November 2012

Chimpanzee justice
29 November 2012

Warming temperatures cause aquatic animals to shrink the most
7 November 2012

October 2012

Research shows money and credit cards contain faecal matter
15 October 2012

Prof Alan Hildrew wins major ecology prize
11 October 2012

River Thames invaded with foreign species
11 October 2012

Marine animals could hold the key to looking young
3 October 2012

September 2012

Bumblebees find efficient routes without a GPS
24 September 2012

Born this way? Ethical battles in Science and Medicine
3 September 2012

August 2012

When it comes to food, chimps only think of themselves
30 August 2012

Feedback, good or bad, can backfire
16 August 2012

Crayfish species proves to be the ultimate survivor
7 August 2012

Cockroaches say, "Bah!" to Social Media
2 August 2012

July 2012

The Photosynthetic membrane - a new book by Prof Ruban
19 July 2012

The Toilet: an unspoken history
18 July 2012

June 2012

Carbon impact of land, water compared
27 June 2012

In a Chorus of Bleats, One That Sounds Familiar
26 June 2012

Biological Switch Paves Way for Improved Biofuel Production
26 June 2012

Dr Michael Proulx - spark of recognition
8 June 2012

May 2012

The digital human
31 May 2012

Zebrafish could hold the key to understanding psychiatric disorders
18 May 2012

Better housing conditions for zebra fish could improve research results
11 May 2012

Warming affects ecosystems not just biodiversity
9 May 2012

Le rat-taupe glabre, super-heros des labos
1 May 2012

April 2012

I woke up gay
19 April 2012

March 2012

Banknotes carry more germs than a toilet seat
15 March 2012

QMUL to join Russell Group of universities
15 March 2012

Dr Briefer and Dr McElligott on Countryfile
12 March 2012

Carp dominate crayfish in invasive species battleground
7 March 2012

Molecular machine behind E.coli/cholera decoded
3 March 2012

February 2012

'Rules' may govern genome evolution in a young plant species
17 February 2012

You've got to be kidding me!
17 February 2012

Catching killer weeds easier with geographic profiling
15 February 2012

January 2012

How sex works
17 January 2012

December 2011

A failed invasion
16 December 2011

Optical illusion reveals reflexes in the brain
14 December 2011

Men have a stronger reaction to seeing other men's emotions compared with women's
7 December 2011

October 2011

MakeItSimple brings £1.12 Million to SBCS
10 October 2011

September 2011

Honey, we shrank the copepods
29 September 2011

Culture evolves
21 September 2011

August 2011

Zoologger: The world's smartest insect
23 August 2011

Cleaning eating surfaces
17 August 2011

See with your ears?
9 August 2011

July 2011

Grant success for SBCS academics
26 July 2011

The music of cells
18 July 2011

Newly discovered molecule for resetting 'body clocks'
13 July 2011

Sexual orientation and gender conformity share genes
8 July 2011

Disease detection
6 July 2011

Naked mole rat blueprint revealed
6 July 2011

Zinc and the zebrafish
4 July 2011

June 2011

Take a beeline? Not a chance with these bees
29 June 2011

Sonifying zebrafish
27 June 2011

Photosynthesis and solar technology
7 June 2011

May 2011

Wildlife in trouble from oil palm plantations, researchers say
24 May 2011

Method used in hunt for serial killers turns to killer diseases
18 May 2011

Goats recognise their kids' voices
11 May 2011

Less radiation in Chernobyl lakes than feared
4 May 2011

April 2011

Why your steering wheel is dirtier than a public toilet seat
27 April 2011

Steven Le Comber features on BBC4
21 April 2011

Unravelling how a trypanocidal drug works
21 April 2011

Female deer confirm bigger is not always better when choosing a mate
21 April 2011

March 2011

Plant speciation caught in the act
17 March 2011

Qazi Rahman on the science of sexual orientation at NHM
1 March 2011

February 2011

Psychology applications up
15 February 2011

December 2010

Cancer sufferer funds treatment through running club
17 December 2010

Seeing the world through the eyes of a bee
13 December 2010

Lars Chittka interviewed in Current Biology
8 December 2010

Controlling uncertainty: decision making and learning in complex worlds
7 December 2010

November 2010

Brendan Curran on cloned animals and food safety
29 November 2010

Michael Proulx inteviewed by IC Radio
29 November 2010

New bat for Sumatra
12 November 2010

Termites: small animals with a big impact
5 November 2010

Dr Ron Cutler on new immune discovery
5 November 2010

October 2010

Move over lab rat
31 October 2010

Warming destabilises aquatic ecosystems
22 October 2010

Agave – biofuel of the future?
21 October 2010

Giorgio De Faveri comments on 'Science is Vital'
12 October 2010

Brendan Curran interviewed by 'Farming Today'
12 October 2010

Restaurant high chairs harbour more bacteria than the average toilet seat
12 October 2010

September 2010

Tracking the flight of the bumblebee
24 September 2010

August 2010

Ear today, eye tomorrow
24 August 2010

Andrew Leitch talks about cloning and new technologies in agriculture
9 August 2010

SBCS researcher wins grant to study addiction
6 August 2010

SBCS's Brendan Curran interviewed on cow’s milk
3 August 2010

Queen Mary honours government scientist
2 August 2010

July 2010

Women are attracted to men with deep voices
20 July 2010

SBCS graduate, Karen Baratram, wins top prize
19 July 2010

Genoveva Esteban highly commended
19 July 2010

Warmer ecosystems could absorb less atmospheric carbon dioxide
1 July 2010

Busy bees benefit from a break
1 July 2010

June 2010

Dianne Abbott MP opens SBCS Science Expo for Schools
29 June 2010

The development of nanogel-based targeted drugs
25 June 2010

A sense of direction
22 June 2010

The germ breeders
22 June 2010

Bee stripes may not keep predators away
7 June 2010

Collective foraging decisions in a gregarious insect - how cockroaches 'talk' about food
7 June 2010

How do bumblebees get predators to buzz off?
1 June 2010

May 2010

Jeff Duckett says, 'Share the pain'
20 May 2010

Want to find your way fast? Follow a girl!
10 May 2010

Chris Faulkes talks about “ the sabre-toothed sausage'’
10 May 2010

April 2010

Saving precious metals, such as platinum and gold, from the drain
30 April 2010

Accreditation for our BSc Biomedical Science degree by IBMS
17 April 2010

Honest deer every year
14 April 2010

March 2010

Maurice Elphick finds that sea-creatures' sex protein gives new insight into diabetes
24 March 2010

Super bug! World’s strongest insect revealed by Dr Rob Knell
24 March 2010

Super fast seeing bees – research by Peter Skorupski and Lars Chittka
18 March 2010

Mark Trimmer is awarded a NERC grant
18 March 2010

Anggoro Prasetyo, 1970-2010
17 March 2010

Welcome to GM potatoes
12 March 2010

Dr Thomas Ings on why bees remain active in winter
6 March 2010

Language and the Doolittle Conundrum
6 March 2010

Guy Woodward says that Scottish lakes are still recovering from acid rain
2 March 2010

February 2010

Dr Steve LeComber comments on ‘films that would make Einstein blush’
25 February 2010

More news on new species discovered in a Dorset pond
16 February 2010

Your hospital survival guide
16 February 2010

‘Research is off-target’ – a letter to the Times by Professor John Allen
11 February 2010

Hydrothermal vents and the origin of life
3 February 2010

January 2010

PhD student Claire Sarell wins 'Junk the Jargon' final
28 January 2010

Steve Rossiter and James Cotton on convergent evolution between bats and whales
27 January 2010

Dr Esteban and Prof Finlay on conservation work in a letter to Nature
22 January 2010

Dr Dobbs and colleagues talk about chemistry to BBC
22 January 2010

Dr Ron Cutler talks about how to avoid the ‘winter vomiting bug’, norovirus
21 January 2010

Dr Genoveva Esteban and colleagues find amazing new pondlife on a nature reserve
14 January 2010

Revealing same-sex attraction's evolutionary role
11 January 2010

Gay by Nature! Dr Rahman on his work on human sexual orientation
11 January 2010

December 2009

Mark Chase, a visiting professor at QM, on the ‘Attack of the Killer Tomatoes’
10 December 2009

Hear Dr Steve Rossiter talk about whether food has affected bird evolution
10 December 2009

REF rivals square off over value of impact proposal
10 December 2009

November 2009

Dr Ron Cutler comments on health risks at childrens' farms
26 November 2009

Professor Lars Chittka talks about insects, consciousness and an ability to count
18 November 2009

Bee-aware: bees active in winter – a study by Dr Tom Ings and colleagues
10 November 2009

Only scholarly freedom delivers real 'impact'
8 November 2009

Dr Tom Ings on the mystery of colour-changing camouflage in crab spiders
8 November 2009

Professor Elphick on the sacking of a government drug adviser
2 November 2009

October 2009

Circadian surprise: mechanism of temperature synchronisation in fruit flies
30 October 2009

Copycat suicides fuelled by media reports
2 October 2009

September 2009

Petting farms called to stop children stroking the animals
21 September 2009

July 2009

Kitchen cupboard remedies: garlic for colds, cuts, thrush
27 July 2009

Sharks hunt their victims just like serial killers
27 July 2009

Latest news
27 July 2009

Bookmark and Share
Return to top