Researchers identify way to protect wheat
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Researchers identify way to protect wheat

A mechanism has been identified which could lead to healthier wheat crops worldwide.

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CRC celebrates 50 years in cleanroom design and build
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CRC celebrates 50 years in cleanroom design and build

Clean Room Construction is celebrating 50 years of cleanroom design and build success in 2017.

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Research centres are confirmed
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Research centres are confirmed

Two Cambridge institutes have been confirmed as major research centres by biomedical research charity Wellcome.

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Research funding is agreed
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Research funding is agreed

A total of £112 million has been agreed to support clinical research and trials.

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Team targets personalised cancer treatment
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Team targets personalised cancer treatment

A new personalised breast cancer programme has been launched to map patients’ DNA and RNA to tailor treatment.

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Centre is opened
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Centre is opened

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by The Duke of York, have opened the £650 million Francis Crick Institute in London.

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Food poisoning risks identified
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Food poisoning risks identified

Bioscientists have revealed that just a small amount of damage could massively stimulate the presence of the food poisoning bug Salmonella in ready-prepared salad leaves.

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HIV research provides cause for optimism
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HIV research provides cause for optimism

Research into vaccines to prevent HIV infection are offering new hope for those vulnerable to the condition, an international conference was told.

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New asthma treatment is a ‘game changer’
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New asthma treatment is a ‘game changer’

The first new asthma pill for nearly 20 years has the power to significantly reduce the severity of the condition, according to a study led by the University…

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Cancer course launched
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Cancer course launched

A new generation of cancer researchers are being taught at the University of Essex in a new course.

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Funding secured for stem cell work
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Funding secured for stem cell work

The University of Nottingham has secured £1.2m to develop injectable stem cell-carrying materials to treat and prevent fractures caused by osteoporosis and other bone-thinning diseases.

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Bioscience to play crucial role in Alzheimer’s research
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Bioscience to play crucial role in Alzheimer’s research

Bioscience is playing a key role in a new multimillion pound project which involves the most rigorous series of tests ever staged to detect Alzheimer’s disease.

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Drug ‘slows growth of breast cancer tumour’
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Drug ‘slows growth of breast cancer tumour’

Cancer Research UK scientists have found a new way to slow the growth of the most aggressive type of breast cancer.

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Automated DNA production opens
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Automated DNA production opens

Scientists in Edinburgh have opened the first fully automated DNA production facility in the UK.

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Genes discovery could save young lives
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Genes discovery could save young lives

Two genes that are switched on when a child is suffering from a bacterial infection have been discovered by scientists.

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Study offers new hope for cancer sufferers
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Study offers new hope for cancer sufferers

The largest-ever study to sequence the whole genomes of breast cancers has led scientists to declare that they now have the most comprehensive picture ever of how the…

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