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News digest – joining Joe Biden’s ‘moonshot’, skin cancer stats, e-cigarettes and… liquid aspirin?

Category: Science blog July 2, 2016

We’ve joined US Vice President Joe Biden’s ‘moonshot’, melanoma cases top 10,000 a year in over 55s, e-cigs and what’s the deal with liquid aspirin?

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#RightNow diary: from drug discovery to busking for science

Category: Science blog July 1, 2016

Garry, a radio producer, is travelling the country to meet patients, researchers and survivors to share what’s happening in their lives right now.

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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

Category: Science blog June 29, 2016

In January 2016, US President Barack Obama announced a new effort to accelerate progress against cancer. Headed up by Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden, The Ca...

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Watch our Google Hangout about drug discovery and making new medicines (Part 1 of 2)

Category: Science blog June 21, 2016

This entry is part of 4 in the series Google Hangouts

Discussing how the idea for a new drug can come from many different avenues.

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Prostate cancer trial results should mean fewer hospital trips to have radiotherapy

Category: Science blog June 20, 2016

The results of a clinical trial testing radiotherapy doses for treating prostate cancer should be good news for men.

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