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Tuesday 25th March 2014

University of Birmingham launches trial to fight cancer caused by a common virus

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The trial of a vaccine which can treat some forms of cancer caused by a common herpes virus known as the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) has been launched by Cancer Research UK's Drug Development Office (DDO) at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 25th March 2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Friday 21st March 2014

New use for an old 'trouble maker'

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A 'trouble maker' from a bygone method of glass production could find a new use as an optical diffuser in medical laser treatments, communications systems and household lighting.
Date:
Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

What do we know about the Vikings now?

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University of Birmingham historian Dr Chris Callow is curating a series of films as part of the British Museum's 'Vikings: Life and Legend' exhibition.
Date:
Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

New test to deduce diabetes risk in polycystic ovary syndrome sufferers

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have uncovered a new method to identify and test women with polycystic ovary syndrome who are at high risk of going onto develop diabetes.
Date:
Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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