18 December 2014 Daily Telegraph
Controversial laws to allow three parents babies will be voted on by Parliament and could come into force next year. Scientists at Newcastle University, who developed one of the techniques, have welcomed the move.
18 December 2014 ITV
Professor Simon Thomas comments on the toxicity of "legal highs" after samples were analysed.
18 December 2014 Wired
Dr. China Hanson, Dr. Casey Hubert and colleagues have found new evidence that is helping to unravel the distribution patterns of microbes across the planet.
18 December 2014 BBC online
Mark Tewdwr Jones, professor of town planning, said the Sage, which is 10 years old this week, is "loved" by visitors.
18 December 2014 The Conversation
Dr Volodymyr Bilotkach gives an overview of the influences on air fares and airline operating expenses.
17 December 2014 Northern Echo, Business
Prof Stephanie Glendinning has just been awarded a fellowship - the highest grade of membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) North East.
16 December 2014 Daily Mail
A ground-breaking study reveals that seemingly healthy-weight people can have a high amount of fat in their internal organs and this can trigger type 2 Diabetes, indicating a personal fat threshold.
16 December 2014 The Barbados Advocate
A new study has been launched in the Caribbean to tackle Type 2 diabetes, building on the work of Professor Roy Taylor who is providing scientific leadership for the study.
16 December 2014 The Journal
Eating foods such as Brazil nuts, seafood and egg yolk could help reduce your chances of developing cancer, according to a study jointly led by Newcastle University, the International Agency for research on Cancer and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
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16 December 2014 Northern Echo
Traditional methods of modelling traffic pollution could be under-estimating emissions by as much as 60 per cent, according to Newcastle University researchers.