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By Nancy Powell On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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3D imaging: the heart of the matter

The heart is the most studied organ in our body, its general anatomy has been known for 100 years. Recently scientists at Liverpool University uncovered the heart’s complex and irregular three-dimensional geometry. More...

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By Nancy Powell On Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
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New International Venture for University Science

The year of 2012 continues to be a year of positive and prosperous advances in health care and science developments at Liverpool University with the launch of a new global health research unit opening at the women’s More...

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By Nancy Powell On Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
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Moonlighting proteins and Human cell shut down

This week the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Translational medicine has published a paper in the journal PNAS. The news of the paper’s acceptance broke whilst I was working in the same lab led by Dr. More...

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By Nancy Powell On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Dirty Bombs and Physics

Dirty bombs, often made from nuclear and radioactive material are at the centre of attention in our world now more than ever. This month the University of Liverpool has been involved in a new £3 million international More...

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By Nancy Powell On Monday, March 5th, 2012
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The Dysfunctional Relationship between Science and Government Policy

Is there a way we can better communicate in the UK science to the public? Since January, Chris Tyler and Rob Doubleday from the University of Cambridge centre for science and Policy, have tried to answer this question. Policy More...

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By Nancy Powell On Monday, March 5th, 2012
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Liverpool uncovers a new risk for mums to be

It’s a health problem we are all aware of and it’s becoming more common. You are born with it or develop it in later life, Diabetes is on the increase with type two diabetes in correlation with the Nation’s More...

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By Nancy Powell On Friday, February 17th, 2012
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University of Liverpool celebrates 75 years of Wellcome Trust research

This week the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have reached the 75th Anniversary of Wellcome Trust funded research. The Wellcome trust has allowed both schools to join together in More...

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By Nancy Powell On Sunday, February 12th, 2012
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Celebrate Science with The Guardian Open Weekend

The Guardian are welcoming the public with big open arms in March for two days of exciting host talks and debates in the frontiers of particle physics, law and neuroscience. This weekend will allow the interaction More...

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By Nancy Powell On Sunday, February 12th, 2012
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A new physiological marker points to false memory

How good is your memory? Or should we be asking; how accurate is your memory? When we bring together our recollections, how true are they? What is it that makes us experience false memories? These questions have More...

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By Nancy Powell On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
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Could the use of magic mushrooms tackle depression?

It’s January, the most depressing month of the year, in keeping with this theme we bring you news of tackling depression and report some exciting breakthrough new science into antidepressants. Leading scientists More...