Life sciences

Health - Life Sciences - Oct 15
Health - Life Sciences
Researchers have discovered that a key cell type involved in liver injury and cancer consists of two cellular families with different origins and functions. The research by academics from the Universities of Edinburgh and Bristol and funded by the Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council, is published today [Tuesday 15 October] .
Life Sciences - Environment - Oct 14
Life Sciences - Environment

The first conclusive evidence of a rare whale species - the True's beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus) - inhabiting a region of the North East Atlantic has been confirmed by a research team involving UCL.

Life Sciences - Oct 11
Life Sciences

An ERC (European Research Council) Synergy grant of 11 million over six years (2020-2026) has been awarded to an international group of scientists coordinated by the University of Bristol to exami

Life Sciences - Oct 10

Professor Alan Thompson, Dean of the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences, writes about progress made in finding treatments for multiple sclerosis. Twenty-five years ago there were no treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) - a neurological condition that affects more than 100,000 people living in the UK.

Life Sciences - Linguistics - Oct 11

This week we catch up with Neuroscience PhD student Claudia, who shares with us her favourite musical in London, experience meeting fellow Neurology scientists in Paris and top spot in the city for finding inspiration to write.

Life Sciences - Oct 10

Neuroscientists at the University of Birmingham have proved how different parts of the human brain work together to create and retrieve episodic memory. Models suggested that, during formation of a memory, information is routed from cortex to hippocampus whilst retrieving a memory should see this information flow in reverse.

Life Sciences - Oct 10

The region of DNA associated with Huntington's disease has been shown to grow throughout life and contribute towards disease progression. New research, published in EBioMedicine, reveals that the DNA responsible for Huntington's disease is not stable throughout life, and that older individuals carry longer versions of the genetic mutation than younger individuals.


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