Biosciences at Brighton

University of Brighton biosciences blog

The Biology of Ageing

Dr Farragher was interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex about the Biology of Ageing recently. You can listen to what he had to say here.

So what does make Rudolph’s nose glow red?

It’s a debate that has been raging for years. Scientists previously thought Rudolph’s red nose was due to an excess of blood in the vessels supplying the reindeer’s nasal passages, caused by the exertion of pulling a heavy load – Santa’s sleigh and his sacks of gifts.

Determining the sex of human remains – using tooth enamel

Scientists at the University of Brighton have discovered a new method of determining the sex of human remains – by testing tooth enamel. DNA sequencing is currently the most common method but this can be expensive, time-consuming, and often depends on finding a good quality sample. The new method is quicker, cheaper, and uses tooth…

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Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter! If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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