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News digest – smoking rates falling, NHS England failing on waiting times, Budget day and… are you what you eat?

Category: Science blog March 11, 2017 0 comments

Smoking rates are falling, NHS England is failing on waiting times, Budget day came around and… are you what you eat?

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British Science Week: 10 of the biggest changes in cancer research over the last 20 years

Category: Science blog March 10, 2017 0 comments

This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.

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Targeting cancer cell suicide: a TRAIL of two faces

Category: Science blog March 9, 2017 0 comments

New research by our scientists may have found a way to target a faulty cell suicide pathway in cancer.

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‘Google Earth’ for tumours could change cancer diagnostics and drug testing forever

Category: Science blog March 7, 2017 4 comments

This entry is part 12 of 16 in the series Grand Challenge

Combining new ways to measure molecules could lead to the most accurate picture of tumours ever created. We explore the science behind the approach.

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News digest – Nose swabs, ups and downs for engineered immune cells, ‘grab and go’ food and… ‘sticky’ cells?

Category: Science blog March 4, 2017 0 comments

Nose swabs, ups and downs for engineered immune cells, ‘grab and go’ food and can the ‘stickiness’ of cancer cells predict if they’ll spread?

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Commuting and polluting – whose health is losing out?

Category: Science blog March 3, 2017 1 comment

We look at new research measuring how much pollution we’re exposed to on our commutes, particularly in London.

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Science Snaps: fixing a cellular ‘antenna’

Category: Science blog March 2, 2017 2 comments

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about how cells can ignore messages that would otherwise control them.

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News digest – ‘hibernating’ humans, 10 portions of fruit and veg, ‘hidden sugar’ and… rabbits?

Category: Science blog February 25, 2017 0 comments

The week started with headlines in the Daily Mail, the Sun, the Times and the Telegraph following claims by scientist at ...

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Watching how ‘young’ cells move gives clues on skin cancer spread

Category: Science blog February 23, 2017 1 comment

A new early stage study sheds some light on how a molecule helps 'young' skin cells move, which could tell us more about s...

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A one-off bowel scope helps prevent bowel cancer, but it’s taking time to reach everyone eligible

Category: Science blog February 22, 2017 2 comments

A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.

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