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Science snaps: how nappy technology is helping us see cancer more clearly

Category: Science blog September 27, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 22 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

Find out how Professor Ed Boyden at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his team have adapted the technology found in babies’ nappies to take sharper images of cancer cells.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘The fact that she’s been diagnosed twice makes the journey even longer’ – Alyssa’s story

Category: Science blog September 21, 2018 0 comments

Alyssa shares the story of her younger sister, Alayna, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in September 2012.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘I’m so proud of what he’s done and how far he’s come’ – James’s story

Category: Science blog September 19, 2018 0 comments

James shares the story of his younger brother Max, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia, a type of blood cancer, in May 2003.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘It’s one of those moments when time kind of stands still’ – Meg and Beth’s story

Category: Science blog September 17, 2018 0 comments

Meg and Beth share the story of their younger sister Eve, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in July 2015.

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Unlocking new insight into brain tumours using neuroscience

Category: Science blog June 28, 2018 4 comments

From targeting cancer stem cells to reawakening sleeping cells, research is finding the answers to how brain tumours develop.

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Misconceptions about e-cigarette safety might be stopping smokers using them to quit

Category: Science blog February 7, 2018 32 comments

Public Health England has released its latest report on e-cigarettes – here are 4 things you need to know.

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New study comes the closest yet to proving that e-cigarettes aren’t as dangerous as smoking

Category: Science blog February 6, 2017 63 comments

A new study has looked at the long-term safety of e-cigarette use.

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Stoptober 2016: Could E-cigarettes help Stop Smoking Services beat addiction?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2016 9 comments

We look at how e-cigarettes are helping people quit smoking with the help of local Stop Smoking Services.

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