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Sensor technology can improve accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis

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New research has shown how a smart sensor chip, able to pick up on subtle differences in glycoprotein molecules, can improve the accuracy and efficiency of prostate cancer diagnosis.
Date:
08/07/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation

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A building dedicated to the teaching of business students at the University of Birmingham will bear the name of a noted economist after his widow gave a generous £2 million gift in his memory.
Date:
06/07/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Shoppers confused by 'traffic light' food labels, says study

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Nutritional labels on food packaging are confusing to consumers and may be hindering attempts to promote healthy diets and reduce obesity, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Should we all escape to the country during a heatwave?

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A new way of mapping temperatures in a city will allow local authorities to consider areas with the most vulnerable people in future heatwave plans.
Date:
02/07/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences
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