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Understanding how cells divide – the story of a Nobel prize

Category: Science Blog October 6, 2014

This entry is part 19 of 19 in the series Our milestones

In 2001, our researchers Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse won a share of the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine. We look back at their achievements.

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News digest – imaging boost for neuroblastoma, Stoptober, mantis shrimps and more

Category: Science Blog October 4, 2014

Testing a more accurate imaging technique for neuroblastoma, 11 million work days lost to smoking, plus mantis shrimp eye technology and more.

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Citizen Science: “you don’t need to be qualified to do this”

Category: Science Blog October 3, 2014

To mark the launch of our latest Citizen Science game, Reverse The Odds, we caught up with one the researchers that you’ll be helping by playing the game.

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“Early diagnosis resulted in my cancer experience being a positive one” – Clive’s story

Category: Science Blog October 1, 2014

Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors Clive Barley shares his personal story of bowel cancer and why he campaigns for Government to improve early diagnosis.

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Accelerating new treatments – our Centre for Drug Development

Category: Science Blog September 29, 2014

Something extraordinary is happening right now. Impelled by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers, medics, funding agencies, pharmaceutical companies a...

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News digest – skirt size, early diagnosis, smoking graphics and more

Category: Science Blog September 27, 2014

Can changes in skirt size predict breast cancer risk? Can raised blood calcium detect cancer early? Probably not! Find out why in our weekly news digest.

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Classifying leukaemia: one size doesn’t fit all

Category: Science Blog September 26, 2014

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Our milestones

A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.

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