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Old Joe turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns pink this evening to mark the start of Breast Cancer Now's annual awareness month.
Date:
30/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham Speakers' Corner at Conservative Party Conference 2016

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Join our world-leading experts aboard a hydrogen barge at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham this week to discover how our world-class academics are providing pioneering solutions to challenging present and future dilemmas.
Date:
30/09/2016
Categories:
Research

University of Birmingham scientists 'stand up to cancer' as disease strikes close to home

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A University of Birmingham scientist who is researching new ways to improve cancer treatment has teamed up with Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 to launch Stand Up To Cancer after surviving the disease herself.
Date:
28/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

AltaBioscience announces UKAS accreditation of new 'hormone fingerprint' test: application as an aid to diagnosis of adrenal cancer

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A new analytical test has been launched in the UK that provides sensitive, specific and efficient predictive analysis of a rare form of cancer from a simple urine sample. The ACC steroid analysis service will be marketed by Birmingham-based AltaBioscience, which has an exclusive licence on this patented technology from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
21/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand, say scientists

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A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world's three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas.
Date:
20/09/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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