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Big data – media buzzword or breakthrough-in-waiting?

Category: Science Blog May 23, 2014

What is big data, and how might understanding it help beat cancer?

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What’s in a genome?

Category: Science Blog May 21, 2014

As part of the 2014 Pint of Science festival, two of our researchers will be looking at what makes a genome, and what can it tell you?

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How to avoid cancer-causing chromosomal car-crashes

Category: Science Blog May 16, 2014

We reveal how a molecule called RECQL5 helps prevent potentially cancer-causing ‘car crashes’ between proteins on our DNA.

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The Francis Crick Institute – a hop, step and a jump towards scientific success

Category: Science Blog May 6, 2014

Read what a sporting great, a Nobel Prize winner, and an athletically-gifted rising star of science think are the secrets to success.

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Expert opinion: Professor Charlie Swanton – plotting a route through cancer evolution

Category: Science Blog February 28, 2014

Professor Charlie Swanton wants to know how tumours evolve. Read about his latest research and the next steps in targeting tumour diversity.

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The link between cancer and infections

Category: Science Blog February 26, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.

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Reading the code: Professor Tony Kouzarides

Category: Science Blog October 25, 2013

The lab of Cancer Research UK scientist Professor Tony Kouzarides focuses on how genes get turned on and off – we explore his work and how it links to cancer.

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