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2014-03-28 13:39:33

A new chemical messenger that is critical in protecting the brain against Parkinson's disease has been identified by scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at the University of Dundee.

2013-11-27 09:57:23

UK researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking.

2012-02-03 12:24:36

Researchers have identified fexinidazole as a possible, much-needed, new treatment for the parasitic disease visceral leishmaniasis.

Face-to-face With An Ancient Human
2011-10-21 03:29:42

A reconstruction based on the skull of Norway’s best-preserved Stone Age skeleton makes it possible to study the features of a boy who lived outside Stavanger 7,500 years ago.

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2011-05-10 10:45:01

Who would want to steal thousands of bees? That is what police in the Scottish region of Tayside would like to know.

2010-06-02 13:19:00

LONDON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization, announced its latest collaboration with Tayside Academic Health Sciences Centre (TAHSC), a joint venture between UK's NHS Tayside and the University of Dundee.

2010-03-31 13:41:02

Scientists from the Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) at the University of Dundee - working together with partners at the University of York and the Structural Genomics Consortium in Toronto - have made a major breakthrough in identifying new treatments for a fatal disease which infects tens of thousands of Africans each year.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.