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2012-07-16 04:20:06

Singapore, July 16, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), in collaboration with Newcastle University, UK, the Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences and

2012-06-27 12:01:09

A rare kind of mineral which scientists hope could be used to remove toxic metals and radioactive species from the environment played a similar, crucial role early in Earth's history.

2012-06-21 15:37:14

In work published in the open access journal PLoS ONE today, more than 500 8 to 10-year-olds wore activity monitors providing Newcastle University and University of Strathclyde researchers with a very accurate picture of how little time children spent being physically active.

Earth's Prehistoric Multiple Atmospheres
2012-03-19 09:50:20

Earth’s early atmosphere may have flipped between two sates before oxygenation, according to a new study.

Power From Space Superbugs
2012-02-22 10:16:50

Scientists from Newcastle University in Australia have incorporated the use of a microbe -- usually found high up in the Earth’s stratosphere -- and others found in the UK river estuary, to produce a new source of potential power for the world.

2012-02-17 10:20:18

Despite new regulations restricting UK TV advertisements for food, children are still exposed to the same level of advertising for junk foods which are high in fat, salt and sugar, researchers have found.

2012-01-24 11:09:57

Expansion of one of the world's most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim.

Researchers Claim Aspirin Reduces Risk Of Colon Cancer
2011-10-28 09:04:49

New research from the British universities Newcastle and Leeds suggest that taking two aspirin a day for two years reduces the long-term risk of hereditary colon cancer by as much as 60 percent.

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2011-07-29 08:30:00

Electronic ear tags are being used to provide an early warning system that will help farmers identify sick animals within a herd.

2011-07-26 12:07:50

A clinical trial led by Newcastle University shows that the drug, idebenone (Catena®), improved the vision and perception of colour in patients with Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON).


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