Study supports vitamins re-think
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Study supports vitamins re-think

In the first ever study of its kind using low doses of vitamin D in fortified food, researchers investigated which of the two types of vitamin D, D2…

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Funding to speed up innovation
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Funding to speed up innovation

The Government has announced new funding of up to £86 million for UK firms to develop medical breakthroughs.

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Brand new blending facility at Brenntag Lutterworth
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Brand new blending facility at Brenntag Lutterworth

Brenntag Blending Solutions has expanded with a brand new state-of-the art facility at Brenntag Lutterworth, providing additional blending capabilities across the Middle and South of the UK.

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Artificial bile ducts could help treat childhood liver disease
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Artificial bile ducts could help treat childhood liver disease

Artificial human bile ducts have been grown and transplanted into mice by Medical Research Council-funded scientists, paving the way for the improved treatment of childhood liver diseases.

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Alzheimer’s research unlocks secret
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Alzheimer’s research unlocks secret

Silk research offers hopes of new treatments
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Silk research offers hopes of new treatments

Microscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworms have been manufactured by a team of researchers.

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Cell research could lead to more targeted cancer treatment
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Cell research could lead to more targeted cancer treatment

Scientists at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge have found a way to detect large-scale changes to the structure of the genome in cancer cells, which could enhance cancer…

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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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