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Insights into the mechanisms of primary brain tumour invasion

Thomas Daubon, Clotilde Billottet and Andreas Bikfalvi at the Angiogenesis and Tumor Microenvironment-INSERM U1029, Université Bordeaux provide insights into the mechanisms of primary brain tumour invasion.
TB research discovery, Gulu Referral Hospital, aspergillosis

TB research discovery could now save over 10,000 lives

Around 1 in 15 people affected by Tuberculosis (TB) are likely to get the treatable fungal infection Aspergillosis, according to TB research by The University of Manchester and Gulu Referral Hospital, Uganda.
IVF baby birthweight, St Mary's hospital

IVF baby birthweight has increased by 200g

University of Manchester scientists found that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester have increased in birthweight by nearly 200g over the past 25 years.
cardiovascular disease, Arterial hypertension

Research on cardiovascular disease and the link with noise

Thomas Münzel MD, Omar Hahad PhD and Andreas Daiber PhD discuss the link between noise and cardiovascular disease, in this report about their research in the field.
polder project, coastal regions of bangladesh

Polder project: Coastal zone of Bangladesh

Professor Robert Aiken discusses work on food networks in this report, specifically the Polder project.
home chemical pollutants, fertility of men and dogs

Home chemical pollutants harm fertility of men and dogs

The University of Nottingham suggests that environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs.
find earth like planets, space weather mission

UK to face dangerous solar wind and find Earth-like planets

New £7 million funding will ensure UK scientists play a leading role in a new space weather mission and finding Earth-like planets, Science Minister Chris Skidmore announced on the first day of British Science Week.
UK jobs at risk, No deal brexit

‘No deal’ Brexit could put 20% of UK jobs at risk

The Government needs to avoid a hard Brexit to protect UK jobs at risk and ensure that leaving the EU does not disproportionately hurt weaker regions of the UK, experts have warned.
new parents face, disrupted sleep

New parents face six years of disrupted sleep

The University of Warwick found that the birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth for new parents.
violent video games, teenage aggression

Violent video games are not connected to teenage aggression

Researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, have found no relationship between aggressive behaviour in teenagers and the amount of time spent playing violent video games.
search for the origin of life, SETI institute

A new turn in the search for the origin of life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute, explores a fascinating new discovery in the search for the origin of life, here.
the future of europe

Science and innovation: Vital for the future of Europe

Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation believes that science and innovation are vital for the future of Europe, more of which is detailed here.
life insurance for Europe

Research and science: Life insurance for Europe in an era of globalisation

Dr Paul Rübig MEP from the Scientific Committee of the European Parliament (STOA) states the case for research and science as forms of life insurance for Europe in an era of globalisation.
trade and investment, Industrial trade

Industrial, trade and investment cooperation: A new era for the EU and Japan

Masanori Osumi, Japan-side General Manager and Philippe de Taxis du Poët, EU-side General Manager of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, explain why a new era begins now when it comes to promoting industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan.
psychological practice wrong, University of Manchester psychologists

Theories underpinning psychological practice ‘wrong’

A computer game devised by University of Manchester psychologists has called into question the theories which have been used for over a century, suggesting psychological practice has been wrong.
skype hypnotherapy, severe irritable bowel

Skype hypnotherapy as an effective treatment for IBS

The University of Manchester has found that Skype hypnotherapy is an effective treatment for people with severe irritable bowel syndrome.
The European Research Area, Education science and research

The European Research Area (ERA) in Austria: The mirror has two faces

Christian Naczinsky from the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research explains his stance on the European Research Area (ERA) in Austria.
neurobiological research, treat mental illness

Neurobiological research drives the ability to treat mental illness

Jeffrey Borenstein, of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation argues that research drives the ability to treat mental illness and why funding innovative neurobiological research is a priority.
geckos walk on water, gecko acrobatic ability

Study solves mystery of how geckos walk on water

Despite being just a few centimetres long, the gecko is known for its superior acrobatic skills and ability to power through the most challenging terrain: climbing trees, running across ice and walking on water: but how do they do these things?
adolescent mental health, technology use

Technology use only explains 0.4% of adolescent mental health

Researchers at the University of Oxford have performed the most definitive study to date on the relationship between technology use and adolescent mental health, examining data from over 300,000 teenagers and parents in the UK and USA.

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