All hormones articles

  • An image showing wheat irrigation
    Research

    Synthetic hormone stops water loss in crops

    2019-10-25T08:44:00Z

    Virtual screening and scaffold merging behind compound that closes plant stomata

  • Man skydiving
    Podcast

    Dopamine

    2019-08-16T09:49:00Z

    Georgia Mills tackles the feel-good neurotransmitter and hormone behind thrill seeking, addiction, and mobile gaming

  • Structure of ‘click’ neoglyco-EPO analogue
    Research

    Erythropoietin benefits from controlled sugar-coating

    2018-12-05T10:17:00Z

    Click chemistry allows glycosylation at virtually any synthetic stage

  • autumn forest
    News

    Explainer: The chemistry of autumn

    2016-10-28T14:22:00Z

    Pigments, hormones and enzymes – find out the secret chemistry behind the wonders of autumn

  • Alarm clock, pills and glass of water on a bedside table
    Podcast

    Melatonin

    2014-05-22T00:00:00Z

    Meet melatonin, the ‘Dracula of hormones’, essential in regulating the body’s natural circadian rhythm

  • Young pregnant woman holds her hands on her swollen belly
    Podcast

    Prolactin

    2014-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Anna Lewcock finds out how pigeons played a major role in discovering an important pituitary hormone, prolactin

  • Happy and smiling family portrait
    Podcast

    Serotonin

    2013-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Serotonin, the ‘happy molecule’, may be at the root of depression, but Hayley Birch finds we still have a lot to learn

  • Cyclists
    Podcast

    Erythropoietin

    2013-08-08T00:00:00Z

    Developed to save lives, its potential to give cheats an edge was soon identified. David Lindsay explores erythropoietin