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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.

Genetic signature linked to cancer prognosis identified

10 October 2016

Researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Cancer Unit at the University of Cambridge have identified a genetic signature related to metabolism associated with poor patient prognosis.

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