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kidney cancer

Blood Test Could Detect Kidney Cancer up to Five Years Earlier

This new findings, from Imperial College London, are published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research. The study, supported by Cancer Research UK, examined the blood of 190 people who...
heart failure

New Research Links Low Levels of Air Pollution with Serious Changes...

The study, led by Professor Steffen Petersen, was part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and published in the journal Circulation. It looked at data from around 4,000 participants...
batteries charge faster

New Materials Could Make Batteries Charge Faster

UK researchers have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries that are both high-powered and fast-charging. The research could be...
depression and sleep problems

Neural Link Between Depression and Bad Sleep Identified

Brain regions associated with short-term memory, self and negative emotions are strongly connected in depression sufferers and may lead to bad sleep quality ...
HIV virus

Trial of ‘Kick and Kill’ Approach to HIV Cure Leaves Puzzles...

The approach involves waking up and then killing the ‘sleeping’ HIV that is hiding in the body using an experimental approach known as ‘kick...
Overuse of antibiotics

Overuse of Antibiotics Not What the Doctor Ordered

With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact...
HIV-associated heart disease, robots, dementia and stroke, fatty liver, stroke, sleeping sickness, Sight Loss

Drug Hope for Dementia and Stroke

Studies with rats found the treatment can reverse changes in blood vessels in the brain associated with the condition, called cerebral small vessel disease. Treatment...
Tropical Rainforests

UK Urban Forest Can Store as Much Carbon as Tropical Rainforests

Pockets of urban forest can contain as much carbon as tropical rainforests, according to new research led by UCL. Protecting and planting urban forests is...
Quantum Network

UK’s First Quantum Network Launched

Researchers at the University of York have teamed up with colleagues at the University of Cambridge and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd to launch the...
Antarctic glacier

US and UK Join Forces to Understand How Quickly a Massive...

The collapse of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica could significantly affect global sea levels. As part of a new $25 million research collaboration,...
organ-on-a-chip

Queen Mary Awarded Funding to Establish Organ-On-A-Chip UK Network

The network will be part of a major new Research Councils UK (RCUK) funding venture, Technology Touching Life,which aims to foster interdisciplinary research into innovative...
Global carbon emissions

Global Carbon Emissions Could Be Cut 3% by Following the UK’s...

The UK achieved an unprecedented drop in carbon emissions in 2016 by making full use of natural gas over coal. Changes in the way...
obesity

Early Puberty Linked with Increased Risk of Obesity for Women

The researchers say their findings, published today in the International Journal of Obesity, strengthen existing evidence of a link between the onset of puberty and...
breast cancer

To Halt Breast Cancer’s Spread, Scientists Block Amino Acid Found in...

Scientists have discovered that an amino acid called asparagine is essential for breast cancer spread, and by restricting it, cancer cells stopped invading other...
trees

Laser Technology Reveals the Weight of Some of UK’s and World’s...

New laser scanning technology is being used by UCL scientists to provide fresh and unprecedented insights into the structure and mass of trees, a...
cancer drugs

Light-Activated Cancer Drugs Without Toxic Side Effects: Fresh Insight

Cancer drugs activated by light, minimizing toxic side-effects, are a step closer thanks to new research from University of Warwick and Monash University...
Intense laser

Intense Laser Experiments Provide First Evidence That Light Can Stop Electrons

Whenever light hits an object, some of the light scatters back from the surface of the object. However, if the object is moving extremely...
400G wavelength connectivity

UK’s Jisc Delivers World’s First 400G National Research and Education Network...

Jisc, which operates the busiest National Research and Education Network (NREN) in Europe by volume of data carried, is deploying Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) 6500 packet-optical platform...
Smart Specialisationvideo

Sixty European Regions Get Ready to Develop Joint Energy Projects

These regions have been working since 2015 through the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (S3PEnergy). This European Commission platform facilitates partnerships between EU regions that...
breast cancer

Survival for Young Women Treated for Breast Cancer Is the Same...

After treatment, young women diagnosed with breast cancer who carry a BRCA mutation have the same chances of survival as women without the mutation,...