11 September 2014
Scientists have successfully ‘reset’ human pluripotent stem cells to the earliest developmental state. These ‘pristine’ stem cells may mark the true starting point for human development, but have until now been impossible to replicate in the lab.
12 September 2014
Research into Africa’s growing problem of non-communicable diseases, such as cancer and diabetes, has received a £2.5m boost from the MRC - part of a £5m collaboration with pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the South African Medical Research Councils.
3 September 2014
Women with severe mental illness are up to five times more likely than the general population to be victims of sexual assault and two to three times more likely to suffer domestic violence, reveals new research led by UCL and King’s College London.