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Study discovers proteins which suppress the growth of breast cancer

Study discovers proteins which suppress the growth of breast cancer
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that a type of protein could hold the secret to suppressing the growth of breast cancer tumours.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat leaving them at an increased risk of stroke

Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat leaving them at an increased risk of stroke
Description
A study by the University of Birmingham has revealed a treatment gap in patients suffering from a heart condition that causes an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham's VR experience boosts visitor understanding of oceans

Birmingham's VR experience boosts visitor understanding of oceans
Description
Academics from the University of Birmingham are to work with researchers at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth in a bid to create new types of virtual reality technology aimed at enhancing visitor experience.
Date:
09/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Visitors can win sports centre membership at University of Birmingham's free festival

Visitors can win sports centre membership at University of Birmingham's free festival
Description
Visitors to the University of Birmingham's Community Festival can travel the globe in a day and win a free family membership to the University's iconic new sport and fitness centre.
Date:
07/06/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development
Description
A new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a group of cells that function as a 'brain' for plant embryos capable of assessing environmental conditions and dictating when seeds will germinate.
Date:
05/06/2017
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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