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icro-CT scan of the skull of the extraordinary elephant-shrew Macroscelides. Its middle ear cavities, contained within the swollen regions of the skull which are shaded in red, have a combined volume 30% greater than brain volume! See Mason (2015).

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Genome editing reveals role of gene important for human embryo development

Sep 21, 2017

CTR researchers have revealed the role of the OCT4 gene in human embryos in the first few days of development. This is the first time that genome editing has been used to study gene function in human embryos.

The Super Abilities of Insects

Sep 01, 2017

Roger Hardie and Paloma Gonzalez Bellido talk about the amazing abilities of flies on BBC World Service Radio

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