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14 Episodes
A strong genetic link to coffee consumption has been found by scientists studying Italian villagers.
If you're convinced you get a cold every time you go on holidays, you may be right—and now we may know why.
The Olympic diving and water polo pools have turned a shade of green. Why? RN Breakfast's science correspondent, Chris Smith, joins Fran Kelly to explain.
A vaccine for the Zika virus is being readied for human trials, following the successful testing of three new vaccines in monkeys.
New research from the University of Stanford may have found the key to unclogging arteries.
It's been a remarkable week in science, with NASA spacecraft Juno making history when it successfully entered Jupiter's orbit.
Scientists have shown that it might be possible to employ a recently-discovered DNA editing tool called CRISPR to selectively chop up and deactivate the viral DNA hiding inside our cells, while leaving the human DNA untouched.
Since Zika was first detected in 2015, nearly half a million suspected cases have been reported across Central and South America.
There are fewer than 2,000 giant pandas in the wild, and every new birth in captivity is a tentative step away from the threat of extinction.
Doctors in Canada report that an immune system reboot has halted the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in a recent study with 25 patients.
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