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  • Tyneside’s Genetic Pioneers: How the NHS changed our world – BBC

    Ground-breaking work by genetic and medical experts at Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals, housed at the Centre for Life, features in a BBC programme celebrating 70 years of the NHS.

    published on: 20 June 2018

  • Coral reef ‘oases’ offer glimmer of hope

    Small ‘oases’ in the world’s oceans where corals appear to be thriving, could offer vital insights in the race to save one of the world’s most threatened ecosystems.

    published on: 19 June 2018

  • Comment: The forgotten journey of the Windrush

    Writing for The Conversation, Professor James Procter discusses how he discovered a document which sheds new light on the history of the Empire Windrush.

    published on: 14 June 2018

  • Fast Fix: reversing type 2 diabetes

    Five patients embark on a very low calorie diet, developed at Newcastle University, in order to reverse their diabetes in a new ITV programme.

    published on: 13 June 2018

  • One-step test for the detection of herbicide resistance in blackgrass

    Newcastle University and Mologic launch pioneering new diagnostic for black-grass resistance at Cereals 2018

    published on: 13 June 2018

  • How stem cells move

    Scientists from Newcastle University have shown that human embryonic stem cells move by travelling back and forth in a line, much like ants moving along their trails.

    published on: 12 June 2018

  • The battle between night and day

    The growth of cities and technology is ‘fragmenting’ the border between night and day with implications for our health, the environment and society, argues a Newcastle University academic.

    published on: 11 June 2018

  • Former VC and experts recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    Former Vice-Chancellor Professor Chris Brink, top liver and speech experts Profs Dave Jones and James Law, and zero carbon expert Prof Colin Herron are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

    published on: 8 June 2018

  • Honour recognises scientific expertise

    A world-leading academic from Newcastle University has been honoured with a prestigious award for his work in helping patients with hereditary diseases.

    published on: 1 June 2018

  • First 3D printed human corneas

    The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University.

    published on: 30 May 2018