Latest University of Bristol News

How glacier algae are challenging the way we think about evolution
Take my (bad) breath away – causes of halitosis and how to check whether you have it
From urine tasting to self-infecting with stomach bugs – a brief guide to the most daring medical self-experiments
Why muscle tears happen – and what you can do to prevent them
Juvenile play helps dolphins kick more reproductive goals
Coca-Cola, rosé wine, red wine and fifty shades of yellow – what the colour of your pee means
How studying (robot) pigeon navigation changed my mind about their intellect
What your nipples can tell you about your health
From health to sports – ears can say a lot about you
Our bodies don’t just make gall and kidney stones – from saliva to tonsils, these are other ones to look out for
‘They call us the fatherless ones’: the trauma of families devastated by the infected blood scandal will last for generations
Why so many animals have a third eyelid, including our pets – yet humans don’t
Navel gazing: checking your belly button can tell you a lot about your health
Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala extreme corseting is as dangerous as it is spectacular
Can this thumb test tell if you are at increased risk of a hidden aortic aneurysm?
What your feet can tell you about your health
Our laser technique can tell apart elephant and mammoth ivory – here’s how it may disrupt the ivory trade
How a teenager helped identify a new species of giant marine reptile
Gym hygiene guide: the dangerous bacteria that lurk in dirty fitness equipment and clothes
Pubic hair: beyond brazilians, more than manscaping
Flowers may be more ancient than dinosaurs – but scientists can’t agree on when they evolved
Fossilized dinosaur eggshells can preserve amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, over millions of years
If brain transplants like the one in Poor Things were possible – this is how they might work
Eating some chocolate really might be good for you – here’s what the research says
What we learned from teaching a course on the science of happiness
Hot tubs are as full of nasty germs as you fear
What your hair can tell you about your health
University awarded £30 million to train the next generation of science and engineering researchers through four new Centres for Doctoral Training
Skin picking is often trivialised as a bad habit – but dermatillomania can be dangerous
A blow to the heart can kill you – or bring you back to life
‘Foul and loathsome’ or jewels of the natural world? The complicated history of human-frog relations
New Technical Advisory Group on Embedding Ethics in Health and Climate Change Policy (TAG-Ethics & Climate Health)
LinkedIn triggers feelings of imposter syndrome
Disinformation campaigns are undermining democracy. Here’s how we can fight back
Climate Whiplash: extreme fluctuations between drought and flooding are devastating millions of lives – exclusive WaterAid research reveals
University of Manchester to lead Sellafield’s new Centre of Expertise in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Dig This: ‘Neglected’ Dinosaur Had Super Senses
Fossil fuels responsible for heart arrhythmias in mammals
Webb detects quartz crystals in clouds of hot gas giant
Truth test: measure of US politicians’ misinformation
Wearable, 3D printed tech could become physio tool
Manchester researchers to take a leading role in four national energy research centres
Plastic Reducers in Aotearoa
New Musculoskeletal Genomics Group Leader joins Mater Research
Study finds cold climate adaptions promote social evolution
AI helps map postal workers in cells
Free speech vs. harmful misinformation
New WHO study: Making diagnosis of hepatitis C more accessible and closer to the community using point-of-care HCV viral load assays