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Posted 28 February 2017
UK and Indian experts today joined forces with their counterparts in India to explore how 'clean cold' technology can provide people across the Indian subcontinent with fresher food whilst boosting incomes for farmers in India.
Posted 27 February 2017
Research led by University of Birmingham scientists has found that people suffering from the adrenal disorder known as Addison's disease suffer from an immune system defect which makes them prone to potentially deadly respiratory infections.