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Landmark research in Huntington’s disease

9 January 2018

A major step forward has been made in the quest to find a therapy for Huntington’s disease.

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Common drugs could prevent almost a million osteoarthritis cases

3 January 2018

Repurposing anticonvulsants for treatment of injury-induced osteoarthritis

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Even wild mammals have regional dialects

13 December 2017

Wild otters from different regions have distinct odour dialects

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Sequencing the otter genome to improve environmental monitoring

6 December 2017

Cardiff University’s Otter Project aims to get the genome of the otter sequenced.

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Accelerating tree ageing to save endangered species

30 November 2017

Accelerating the aging process in trees will help to save Britain’s endangered species, according to research at Cardiff University.

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Can citizen scientists locate the world’s seagrass?

24 November 2017

Public can help save world’s threatened seagrass meadows, say researchers in new study

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Global importance of seagrass-based fishing

22 November 2017

Research provides first evidence of the world-wide impact of seagrass meadows

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Cardiff University students recognised at global science competition

21 November 2017

Cardiff University students have been recognised in a global science competition.

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Gold particles allow detection of nanoscale processes

7 November 2017

A new method of tracking chemical and biological processes at a nanometre scale have been uncovered.

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New great ape species uncovered in Indonesia

2 November 2017

New species of orangutan, and most endangered great ape on earth, discovered in North Sumatra