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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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Stratified medicine and the lung cancer ‘Matrix’ trial – part of a cancer care revolution

Category: Science Blog April 17, 2014

We’re launching an ambitious new clinical trial aiming to advance treatment for patients with lung cancer – so how will it work?

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When muscle turns to bone – clues for treating deadly childhood brain tumours

Category: Science Blog April 7, 2014

What links a rare form of childhood brain tumour and an even rarer disease that turns muscle into bone? Our researchers have just discovered the answer.

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Joining forces to fight lung cancer

Category: Science Blog March 25, 2014

What has the shape of a protein got to do with giving lung cancer patients the best treatments? A team of our researchers have the answer.

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Science Snaps: why aren’t flies as big as hippos?

Category: Science Blog March 13, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest Science Snaps we explore how capturing microscopic images of fly eyes is helping our researchers pinpoint genetic changes linked to cancer.

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