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The most detailed scan of the wiring of the human brain

11 July 2017

BBC’s medical correspondent visits Cardiff University’s Brain Imaging Centre

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Cosmic “dust factory” reveals clues to how stars are born

10 July 2017

Scientists find new molecules within remnants of an exploded star for the very first time

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Lack of peer support for breastfeeding mums

7 July 2017

Peer support for breastfeeding mothers is not available in many areas of the UK

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Gene mutation can cause brain malformation in children

5 July 2017

Link between Dmrta2 gene and rare nervous system disorder

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Cardiff science on show at annual Royal Society exhibition

4 July 2017

Thousands of members of the public set for a unique insight into Cardiff University’s cutting-edge research

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Rising stars of microstructural MRI

3 July 2017

A hat trick of first class international fellows coming to CUBRIC

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Developing sustainable agri-business

29 June 2017

Welsh scientific expertise to boost rural Ugandan farming

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Detecting riots with Twitter

26 June 2017

Cardiff University research shows that events from the London riots in 2011 could be automatically detected over an hour quicker than they were reported to the police

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Tackling the threat of cyber-security

23 June 2017

New research from Cardiff and Coventry universities to underpin policy-making

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The religious lives of international seafarers

23 June 2017

New research examines experience of seafarers, port chaplains and welfare workers