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News digest – Sir Terry Wogan, World Cancer Day, gene editing, proton beam therapy and more.

Category: Science blog February 6, 2016

Another national treasure loses their battle with cancer, World Cancer Day brings some much needed good news, scientists can start editing our genes, new resear...

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News digest – drug approval, flexible pressure sensor, pen-sized microscope, engineered molecules and… olive oil?

Category: Science blog January 30, 2016

Cancer drugs approved, a tiny microscope for spotting cancer cells, engineering molecules so cells can ‘sense’ and why some £5 olive oil isn’t worth it.

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News digest – Tantalising adverts, sugar taxes, new gene faults and… cheese fights cancer?

Category: Science blog January 23, 2016

Adverts luring children to the dark side, sugary drinks tax, discovering new gene faults and can cheese fight cancer? Here’s the week’s cancer news.

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News digest – moon-shots, Bowie, Rickman, screening updates and… life on Mars?

Category: Science blog January 16, 2016

Obama’s ‘moon-shot’, new changes proposed for bowel and cervical screening and is there life on Mars? Here’s the week’s cancer news.

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News digest – alcohol guidelines, alarming obesity trends, e-cigarette medical license and… Tasmanian devils?

Category: Science blog January 9, 2016

Updated alcohol guidelines, our obesity report reveals worrying trends and how are Tasmanian devils catching cancer? Here’s the week’s cancer news.

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News digest – ovarian cancer screening, charity spending claims, luck and…an oily fish binge?

Category: Science blog December 19, 2015

No definitive answer on ovarian cancer screening, misleading charity spending claims, luck and can vitamin A stop bowel cancer spreading?

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News digest – oxygen scan, tiny tech, Chief Medical Officer’s report, ovarian cancer drug approval and… contradicting articles?

Category: Science blog December 12, 2015

Scanning for oxygen, tiny tech and nanobubbles, Chief Medical Officer on obesity threat, NHS green light for ovarian cancer drug and spot the contradiction.

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