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The psychological effects of the environment

Spending as little as 45 minutes in a high-crime, deprived neighbourhood can have measurable effects on people’s trust in others and their feelings of paranoia.


published on: 15th January 2014

thumbnail Fresh faced: Looking younger for longer

Newcastle University researchers have identified an antioxidant Tiron, which offers total protection against some types of sun damage and may ultimately help our skin stay looking younger for longer.


published on: 10th January 2014

thumbnail New grant for leukaemia research

Newcastle scientists are hoping to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with the most common form of adult leukaemia, after being awarded a grant by the blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.


published on: 9th January 2014

thumbnail Miracle twins born thanks to egg donation

A woman who received an extra round of IVF treatment because she donated eggs for medical research has given birth to twins.


published on: 24th December 2013

thumbnail Brain connections may explain why girls mature faster

Newcastle University scientists have discovered that as the brain re-organises connections throughout our life, the process begins earlier in girls which may explain why they mature faster during the teenage years.


published on: 20th December 2013

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