University of Nottingham

Possible link found between X-rays and prostate cancer

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have shown an association between certain past diagnostic radiation procedures and an increased risk of young-onset prostate cancer โ€” a rare form of prostate cancer which affects ...

Jul 15, 2008
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The emerging story of plant roots

An international group of European and US scientists led by the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology at The University of Nottingham have uncovered a fascinating new insight into the unseen side of plant biology โ€” the root.

Jul 15, 2008
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New drug trial for serious blister disease

It's itchy, very painful and potentially fatal but a new clinical trial by University of Nottingham scientists is hoping to give sufferers of a rare skin condition a safe and effective treatment at last.

Jun 20, 2008
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Improving understanding of cell behavior in breast cancer

The invasion and spread of cancer cells to other parts of the body, known as metastasis, is a principal cause of death in patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Although patients with early stage, small, breast tumours have ...

Jun 18, 2008
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The breathing lifeline that comes at a price

The ventilators on an intensive care ward of a hospital offer a vital lifeline to the sickest and most vulnerable patients, providing the oxygen that keeps them alive when they are unable to breathe for themselves.

Jun 03, 2008
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Moving molecules within molecules

Experts in the field of nanoscience have discovered a way of controlling the motion and detecting the forces that move molecules within molecules.

May 29, 2008
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Life, but not as we know it?

Researchers at The University of Nottingham have taken some important first steps to creating a synthetic copycat of a living cell, a leading science journal reports.

May 28, 2008
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