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News Digest – live from inside the human body, a DNA-analysing smartphone attachment, a ‘huge leap’ in prostate cancer testing and… ‘Know your Lemons’?

Category: Science blog January 21, 2017 0 comments

We were live from inside the human body, how a smartphone attachment can analyse DNA and… why you should ‘Know your Lemons’

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News digest – ‘genetic chaos’, cancer screening, ‘weekend warriors’, personalised medicine and… Nutella?

Category: Science blog January 14, 2017 1 comment

How cancer deals with ‘genetic chaos’, changes to cancer screening, health benefits for ‘weekend warriors’, the progress of personalised medicine and…...

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News digest – predicted drop in cancer death rates, lasers, blood tests and… a cancer-detecting ‘breathalyser’?

Category: Science blog December 23, 2016 0 comments

Predicted drop in cancer death rates, prostate cancer treatment using lasers and deep-sea bacteria, blood tests and… a cancer-detecting ‘breathalyser’?

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News digest – piling on the pounds, the ‘Angelina Jolie effect’, a promising clinical trial and… lentils?

Category: Science blog December 17, 2016 0 comments

Obesity trends in England; new clues on how some breast cancers spread; promising results from a lung cancer clinical trial, and can lentils help fight cancer?

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News digest – cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, lung cancer blood tests and… chocolate?

Category: Science blog December 10, 2016 1 comment

Cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, blood tests and… chocolate?

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News digest – ‘Trojan-horse’ drugs, our largest research investment to date, magic mushrooms and… ‘white wine causes melanoma’?

Category: Science blog December 3, 2016 0 comments

‘Trojan-horse’ drugs, our largest research investment to date, a magic mushroom chemical and can white wine really cause melanoma?

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News digest – a bathtub of sugary drinks, struggling pathology labs, plain cigarette packaging in Oz and…. jet lag?

Category: Science blog November 26, 2016 0 comments

Teenagers drink a bathtub of sugary drinks a year, pathology labs are struggling, plain cigarette packages are putting teens off smoking in Oz and… jet lag?

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News digest – startling alcohol and cancer trends, falling children’s cancer death rates, cuts to vital Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?

Category: Science blog November 19, 2016 0 comments

Worrying alcohol and cancer trends, children’s cancer death rates are falling, budget cuts to the essential Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?

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News digest – The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers?

Category: Science blog November 12, 2016 0 comments

The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers? Here’s our news digest.

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News digest – tobacco’s grubby fingerprints, ‘devastating’ childhood obesity levels, blood tests and… ‘man-made stars’?

Category: Science blog November 5, 2016 0 comments

The ‘signatures’ that tobacco leaves in DNA, ‘devastating’ new childhood obesity figures, and can scientists make their own stars?

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