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Molecular machines – science fiction?

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Professor David Leigh from University of Manchester stood in front of the Newcastle University audience on Tuesday 8th October. He held a bright pink napkin in his right hand and...

S-pacific ecology projects gain lecturer charity patron status

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The environmental conservation educational charity Another Way has recently appointed Dr Alan Jamieson of Newcastle University as its first patron. Dr Jamieson, of the School of...

Survival rates of Advanced Skin Cancer soar with novel treatment

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Louise Elliott discusses changes in the treatment for melanomas that are improving survival rates. ...

Human-animal cimeras: the new future in studying human disease?

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A team of Spanish researchers based in China have stirred up an ethical debate once again as they were able to create chimeras of monkey embryos with human cells.   A chimera is...

Multi-sensory Eating

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Eating is not just about gobbling down food. Tasha Russell writes about the concept of multi-sensory eating. ...

Anti-retroviral drugs can prevent the transmission of HIV, study finds

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Could we be close to ending the HIV pandemic that has plagued the world for half a century?...

First-ever picture of a black hole

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A picture of a black hole? Read all about it!...

Beluga whale spy: Licence to krill?

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It’s something that you might read about in a sci-fi book. It’s safe to say a mysterious harnessed beluga whale isn’t something you’d expect to see every day. But, for a...

The Future of Fashion

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Miranda Stoner updates us on the latest innovations in Fashion technology....

Is alcohol the most harmful drug?

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Ecstasy and LSD may get a bad rap as far as their impact on the user and society is concerned, but alcohol can easily blow them both out of the water ...