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Maternal blood test may predict birth complications

24 October 2016

A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on early elective deliveries, according to an early study funded by the MRC and led by QMUL.

Max Perutz Science Writing Award 2016 – winner announced

14 October 2016

MRC-funded PhD student Liza Selley has won this year’s Max Perutz Science Writing Award, recognised for outstanding communication of scientific work.

Royal Society hosts tribute to Mary Lyon

11 October 2016

In tribute to the eminent geneticist Mary Lyon, last week 100 researchers from nine countries attended a scientific meeting hosted by the Royal Society and MRC Harwell opened an exhibition on her life.

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