University of Nottingham

Stem cell innovation at risk in UK: studies

Despite great hopes for stem cell therapy, major structural and cultural changes within the NHS are needed if it is to succeed in the UK. Currently the chances of getting effective treatments into routine use in the short-term ...

Apr 06, 2009 not rated yet 0

Untangling the genetic web

They are large, hairy and some are big enough to devour lizards, mice and birds. Despite their fearsome reputation spiders such as tarantulas — and even the tiny money spider — are now helping researchers at The University ...

Mar 26, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Hookworms in MS trial

Scientists from The University of Nottingham will study the potential health benefits of parasitic worms as part of a study investigating treatments for people with the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis (MS).

Mar 03, 2009 not rated yet 0

Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast

(PhysOrg.com) -- It lives all around us and is probably one of the earliest domesticated organisms. Humans have been using it for tens of thousands of years. There is evidence that the Ancient Egyptians used it for baking ...

Feb 12, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 1