Reduced street lighting in England and Wales is not associated with road traffic collisions or crime, according to research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could be down to our genes, according to a study carried out on twins.
In a world first, researchers have found that a naturally occurring chemical attracts pregnant malaria-transmitting mosquitoes - a discovery which could boost malaria control efforts.
Scientists will attempt to find out how malaria parasites manipulate their mosquito hosts after discovering that smell could be a major factor.
European Commission must innovate to get value from 70 billion science funding program, researchers say
The European Commission needs to make some key innovations in its science funding programme if Europe is to enjoy the full benefits of the €70 billion to be spent on science research as part of the Horizon 2020 programme ...
Free bus travel has improved the social lives and independence of 12-18 year olds in London, according to research published today in the journal Mobilities.
Scientists have taken a step closer to solving one of life's mysteries – why family size generally falls as societies become richer.