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2011-12-08 23:22:30

Scientists from the University of Leicester and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have announced a major advance towards developing drugs to tackle dangerous, or 'bad', cholesterol in the body.

2011-12-06 12:40:25

A ground-breaking international study into the ways lungs grow and develop has challenged existing medical understanding that our lungs are completely formed by the age of three.

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2011-12-05 21:07:23

A study shows that worms infecting fish grow 4 times faster at higher temperatures and manipulate the behavior of fish.

Breakthrough In The Battle Against Malaria
2011-11-30 05:54:45

An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.

2011-11-18 07:01:13

Women's personal testimonies of cervical smear testing in the UK show that their experiences are often far from positive.

2011-11-09 10:40:32

Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members.

The Genetics Of High Blood Pressure
2011-11-09 09:20:02

A researcher from the University of Leicester's Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has been involved in a ground-breaking study into the causes of high blood pressure.

2011-11-08 21:14:47

A major study calling for levels of obesity among South Asians to be recalculated has been published by researchers from the University of Leicester.

Image 1 - Satellites Reveal Lost Cities Of Libya
2011-11-08 04:02:54

Satellite imagery has uncovered new evidence of a lost civilization of the Sahara in Libya's south-western desert wastes that will help re-write the history of the country.

Image 1 - EU Biofuels Are As Carbon Intensive As Petrol
2011-11-05 03:53:53

University of Leicester research into greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm plantations provides robust measures now being used to inform international policies on greenhouse gas emissions.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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