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Our new Pioneer Awards funding scheme – high-risk, high-reward, high-impact

Category: Science blog July 2, 2015

Our new , rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund

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Fishing for clues – how ‘liquid biopsies’ are uncovering cancer’s secrets

Category: Science blog July 1, 2015

Find out how our researchers in Manchester are fishing in blood samples for clues to how lung cancer becomes resistant to treatment

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News digest – New NICE guidelines, more simple blood tests, and chemical cocktails

Category: Science blog June 27, 2015

This week NICE rolled out its new symptom-based guidelines for suspected cancers, aiming to cut delays between patients seeing their GP and being referred to a ...

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European data laws – where privacy meets progress in research

Category: Science blog June 24, 2015

We look at the latest developments in Europe as a new law on EU data regulations threatens how researchers across the continent do their job.

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New NICE GP guidelines have huge ambition and potential

Category: Science blog June 23, 2015

A practising GP shares his thoughts on the new National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for suspected cancer, published today.

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Science Snaps: divide by two

Category: Science blog June 22, 2015

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Science Snaps

We home in on tiny cellular structures called ‘centrosomes’, exploring new research on cancer cell division with implications for drug development.

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News digest – Manchester Centre, cervical symptoms, organoids and… avocados?

Category: Science blog June 20, 2015

A new research centre, ‘organoids’ to beat cancer, and the deadly effects of smoking… all this and more in our weekly news digest.

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