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Human genome-editing research should proceed, say leading UK science bodies

2 September 2015

A group of leading UK research organisations has issued an initial joint statement in support of the continued use of CRISPR-Cas9 and other genome editing techniques in preclinical research.

A decade of changes to the UK health research landscape

20 August 2015

Public and charity funders of medical research have successfully co-ordinated funding to support discovery science, translation and work in areas of clinical need.

Heart attack deaths could be cut if hospitals stuck to guidelines

18 August 2015

Fewer heart attack patients die after treatment in Swedish hospitals than in UK ones, and that could be down to differences in how patients are treated, MRC research suggests.

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