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thumbnail Could bacteria help protect our environment?

New insight into methanotrophs, bacteria that can oxidise methane, may help us develop an array of biotechnological applications that exploit methane and protect our environment from this potent greenhouse gas.


published on: 26th August 2015

thumbnail Could aspirin reverse increased cancer risk in overweight people?

Professor Sir John Burn writes for The Conversation to explain in detail the findings of a study showing that aspirin reduces the risk of cancer in those who are overweight with a family history of the disease.



published on: 21st August 2015

thumbnail Aspirin reverses obesity-related cancer risk

Research has shown that a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in those who are overweight in an international study of people with a family history of the disease.


published on: 17th August 2015

thumbnail Focus on finding cure for childhood condition

Scientists at Newcastle University have received funding to focus on finding a cure for Graves' hyperthyroidism in young patients.


published on: 10th August 2015

thumbnail Strokes of the Brush: Art and Aphasia

An art project which helps give people with aphasia more confidence is going on tour.


published on: 10th August 2015

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