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News digest – Nobel Prizes, elephants, a vanishing boy and wonder diets… Oh my!

Category: Science blog October 10, 2015

Here’s what made the headlines this week in cancer news.

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‘Will you be finding a cure for my child?’ – Watch our Google Hangout on tackling cancer in kids and teens

Category: Science blog October 8, 2015

Following the success of our last Google Hangout, we’re thrilled to be able to bring you a fascinating discussion and cancer in kids and teens.

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4 ways that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry revolutionised cancer research

Category: Science blog October 7, 2015

We explore the impact that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize-winning research into how cells repair their DNA has helped cancer research.

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What Mad Pursuit – celebrating my grandad’s legacy through art and science

Category: Science blog October 6, 2015

Kindra Crick – artist, scientist and granddaughter of Francis Crick – shares the inspiration behind her DNA sculpture ‘What Mad Pursuit’

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Counting lumps in the lawn: a look back at the 1975 Nobel Prize

Category: Science blog October 5, 2015

In a trip down memory lane we look at our very first Nobel Laureate, Renato Dulbecco, and how his work transformed cancer research.

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Recently funded research – understanding what makes cancer tick

Category: Science blog October 2, 2015

Here are a few highlights from the research projects our Science Committee funded in April.

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