Air Cargo Safe and Cool with IATA standards
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Air Cargo Safe and Cool with IATA standards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the industry’s global trade association and represents some 290 airlines comprising 82% of global air traffic. Its mission is to represent,…

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Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival
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Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival

New Haven, Conn.— People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely…

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Changes in the eye connected to a decline in memory
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Changes in the eye connected to a decline in memory

Researchers in the US have found that changes in the blood vessels of the eye are associated with a greater decline in people’s memory and language skills over…

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New research reveals plant wonderland inside China’s caves
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New research reveals plant wonderland inside China’s caves

• SW China previously unexplored caves contain 418 vascular plants • 31 of the species documented are known only from caves • Habitat threatened from tourism, agriculture and…

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Antarctic Penguin hotspot discovery fuels need for marine reserve
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Antarctic Penguin hotspot discovery fuels need for marine reserve

Adélie penguins thrive where sea ice persists. Antarctica is not the uniform icy desert it is often portrayed as; studies of contrasting regions help us to understand threats…

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Scientists discover the secrets behind the cuttlefish’s 3D ‘invisibility cloak’
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Scientists discover the secrets behind the cuttlefish’s 3D ‘invisibility cloak’

An international team of scientists has identified the neural circuits that enable cuttlefish to change their appearance in just the blink to eye – and discovered that this…

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Ancient genome study identifies traces of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations
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Ancient genome study identifies traces of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations

A thousand-year-old tooth has provided genetic evidence that the so-called “Taíno”, the first indigenous Americans to feel the full impact of European colonisation after Columbus arrived in the…

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Toxin could help treat illnesses
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Toxin could help treat illnesses

Research in the laboratory of Dr Michelle Linterman at the Babraham Institute ‘s Lymphocyte Signalling programme has provided fresh insights into the potentially beneficial effects that a toxin,…

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Team devises way to kill tumour cells
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Team devises way to kill tumour cells

Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in the United States say they may have discovered a way to kill tumour cells…

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Vaccine offers hope of tackling horse virus
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Vaccine offers hope of tackling horse virus

An effective vaccine protecting against all nine strains of African Horse Sickness Virus (AHSV) is a step closer, according to new research.

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Research provides insight into Tourette Syndrome
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Research provides insight into Tourette Syndrome

Researchers have identified changes in two genes that may increase the risk of developing Tourette syndrome.

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Concern at low immunisation rates
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Concern at low immunisation rates

A total of 12.9 million children, nearly one in ten, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent estimations from the World Health Organisation…

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XBiotech announces research collaboration
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XBiotech announces research collaboration

XBiotech’s True Human product IL-1 alpha is to be used in researching treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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Grants are awarded
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Grants are awarded

Four teams of scientists at Rice University and other Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC) institutions in America have secured research grants from the John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Awards.

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Zika vaccine trial begins
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Zika vaccine trial begins

The first of five early stage clinical trials to test the safety and ability of a Zika vaccine candidate has begun in America.

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Research into Parkinson’s Disease turns focus on the gut
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Research into Parkinson’s Disease turns focus on the gut

Research carried out by a team of American researchers has suggested that gut microbes may play a critical role in the development of Parkinson’s Disease (PD).

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