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Treatment for common cause of blindness could be available within five years, scientists say

Findings shed light on variations in response to treatment between diabetics –and could help identify those at high risk of complications

Synthetic bioluminescent molecules allows researchers to track individual cells in animals with unprecedented accuracy

A new theory suggests that Homo erectus was able to create seagoing vessels – and must have used language to sail successfully

Findings suggest increased consumption of ultra-processed foods tied to rise in cancers, but scientists say more research is needed

The path from ape to modern human is not a linear one. Hannah Devlin looks at what we know – and what might be next for our species

Understanding causal inference, one aspect of philosophy of science, is key to making our research reliable

Possible approach to treating effects of neurodegenerative diseases – and even ageing – revealed by trial

Latest find on Cyclades’ Keros includes evidence of metal-working and suggests the beginnings of an urban centre, say archaeologists

Disappointment as idalopirdine fails at trial to improve cognition and limit decline in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease