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3 scientists look at stem cells

New anti-cancer stem cell compound in development

7 May 2015

University scientists discover compound capable of fighting cancer on multiple fronts

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Could smell hold the key to ending pesticide use?

27 April 2015

Scientists recreate natural insect repellent.

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Genes influence survival in bowel cancer patients

24 April 2015

Welsh scientists have for the first time shown that common inherited genetic variants influence life expectancy in patients with colorectal cancer (CRC).

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Iceberg armadas not the cause of North Atlantic cooling

17 April 2015

Armadas of icebergs were probably not the cause of abrupt episodes of cooling in the North Atlantic over the past 440,000 years, according to new research published today in Nature.

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E-cigarette use among Welsh teenagers

16 April 2015

New research suggests many adolescents try e-cigarettes, but few become regular users

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Cardiff research on graphene ‘game changer’ for industry

16 April 2015

Tests on graphene by a Cardiff University researcher could open up global exploitation of the lightweight 'wonder material.'

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Children with type 1 diabetes at fivefold risk of hospitalisation

14 April 2015

Welsh data shows pre-schoolers and those from disadvantaged backgrounds most at risk.

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£17m ‘green light’ for UK’s first Compound Semiconductor Research Foundation

25 March 2015

A £17.3m award that will put Cardiff University at the cutting edge of semiconductor technology has been announced by UK Government.

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A hidden condition

17 March 2015

People living with chromosomal condition at high risk of multiple mental health problems.

Stem Cells

‘Stem cell’ test could identify most aggressive breast cancers

4 March 2015

New approach has the potential to identify women who might need intensive treatment to prevent breast cancer from recurring or spreading.