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Posted 23 August 2017
Research led by the University of Birmingham, has discovered that a drug, commonly used to treat patients with either obesity or Type II diabetes, could be used as a novel new way to lower brain pressure.
Physicists have described how observations of gravitational waves limit the possible explanations for the formation of black holes outside of our galaxy.