Dr Humberto Gutierrez

National award for outstanding Biomedical student

A student who took more than a 20-year break from education was chosen out of 25,000 Access Learners to win an award celebrating outstanding academic achievement. Zoe Harris, from North Hykeham, has been awarded a Keith Fletcher Memorial National Access Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Now a Biomedical Science...

Big brains are all in the genes

Scientists have moved a step closer to understanding genetic changes that permitted humans and other mammals to develop such big brains. During evolution, different mammal species have experienced variable degrees of expansion in brain size. An important goal of neurobiology is to understand the genetic changes underlying these extraordinary...