Category: Science blog March 24, 2015
In the latest Our Milestones series post, we look at the role we played in the advent of a 1970s cancer treatment revolution: combination chemotherapy.
Category: Science blog December 23, 2014
To mark the year of crystallography, we focus on an important scientific duo who used this powerful tool to help develop cancer drugs.
Category: Science blog October 6, 2014
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.
Category: Science blog August 27, 2014
From the Great War trenches to the frontline against cancer, mustard gas has come a long way, thanks to the outstanding research of chemist Alexander Haddow.
Category: Science blog July 31, 2014
This latest in Our Milestones series explores the ESPAC-1 trial, which led to an improvement in survival that had never been seen before in pancreatic cancer.
Category: Science blog January 20, 2014
In 1978 Professor Julian Peto published a scientific paper that influenced many lives, by helping to usher in an era free from asbestos.