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Baby Pterodactyls Could Fly from Birth

It has been newly discovered that pterodactyls, extinct flying reptiles, had a remarkable ability – they could fly from birth. This discovery’s importance is highlighted by the fact that no other living vertebrates, or in the history of life as we know it, is able to replicate this. This...

Could climate change cause infertility?

A number of plant and animal species could find it increasingly difficult to reproduce if climate change worsens and global temperatures become more extreme – a stark warning highlighted by new scientific research. The scientific community has long held an understanding about the effect of temperature on sperm production...

Lincoln Joins Major International HIV Trial

The University of Lincoln has joined a major international clinical trial to improve the survival of infants with HIV suffering from severe pneumonia. Matthew Bates, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology at the School of Life Sciences, spent seven years in Zambia where his worked showed that untreated tuberculosis (TB) and...