Research

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Largest ever black hole merger detected

7 December 2018

Scientists observe gravitational waves emanating from the collision of two giant black holes roughly five billion light years from Earth

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Digital technology in management of Huntington’s

6 December 2018

£16 million European collaboration aims to improve quality of life for people with neurodegenerative diseases

Genes

Discovery of the first common genetic risk factors for ADHD

27 November 2018

Important step in understanding biological underpinnings of ADHD

22q team with mum and daughter

Awareness of 22q

22 November 2018

Study expanding knowledge of genetic condition

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Friendship among young people in Wales

19 November 2018

A good sense of humour is more important in a friend than being good looking, fashionable or popular, research with young people in Wales reveals

algorithms

Will algorithms predict your future?

19 November 2018

Study reveals how data scoring is commonplace when allocating vital services

Greenland meteorite

Giant meteorite crater found beneath Greenland’s ice sheet

14 November 2018

Scientists uncover 31 km-wide meteorite impact crater hidden deep beneath the Hiawatha Glacier

Alcohol, violence and the NHS

12 November 2018

The pressure alcohol and violence puts on the NHS, and what we can do to reduce it

Professor Simon Ward

Major investment to fund Fragile X Research

9 November 2018

Major research award to improve medication options for people with Fragile X syndrome