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Scientists find strongest evidence yet of ‘migration gene’

3 March 2021

Researchers combined satellite tracking and genome sequencing to pinpoint specific gene

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Computer-designed cancer drug to prevent breast cancer metastasis

2 March 2021

A computer-aided drug design tool has successfully created a new potential therapy to inhibit this fatal spread of the disease.

Nearly half of people with potential cancer symptoms in first wave of pandemic did not contact GP, study finds

25 February 2021

New research highlights impact of COVID-19 pandemic on UK public attitudes to cancer

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Let the immune cell see the virus: Scientists discover unique way to target common virus

15 February 2021

New type of antibody marks infected cells so immune system can see – and kill them

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Broken String Biosciences joins global accelerator

12 February 2021

Genomics startup teams with Illumina

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Women better at reading minds than men – new study

12 February 2021

Psychologists develop first ‘mind-reading questionnaire’ to assess how well people understand what others are really thinking

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Women in STEM: Dr Sally Hayes

11 February 2021

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we wanted to provide an insight into life as a woman working in vision sciences research.

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Major funding secured to assess the role of community optometry in monitoring eye disease

4 February 2021

A study to investigate the value of monitoring people with long standing eye conditions in the community, rather than in hospitals, has secured a significant research grant.

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New education resources launched to mark World Cancer Day and inspire next generation of researchers

4 February 2021

Teachers, researchers and poets join forces to educate schoolchildren about cancer

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Cardiff University student gets first author on research paper – before she’s even finished her first degree

4 February 2021

Neurosciences student was inspired into brain research after struggling with depression as a teenager