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2012

Purchase deal over Hepatitis drug

9 January 2012

American pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed the purchase of US biotech company Inhibitex, in a $2.5Bn (£1.6bn) deal which includes the promising new anti-hepatitis C drug INX-189, first designed and prepared in Cardiff University.

Toddler communication

9 January 2012

Infants can understand the difference between intentional and accidental actions from tone of voice alone, new research by the School of Psychology has shown.

Ensuring essential metals supply

4 January 2012

Wales’ bid to become a leader in low carbon technologies could be ‘at risk’ unless action is taken to address the short-fall in the supply of essential metals used in low-carbon transport and wind power supply, an international Cardiff conference hosted by Cardiff University and Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales will hear this week.

Fighting the UK’s deadliest cancer

3 January 2012

A promising line of attack against pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer is to be explored further at Cardiff, thanks to substantial new funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC)

Potential boost for IVF success

3 January 2012

A new technique successfully used in mice to identify embryos likely to result in a successful pregnancy could be used in humans, according to University scientists.

Britain’s urban rivers bounce back

29 June 2011

Study shows dramatic improvement in water colour and wildlife.

Why do golf balls have dimples?

25 January 2003

Ever wondered why golf balls have dimples or if bungee jumping can really make your eyes fall out – well, one award winning University science communicator thinks she has the answers.