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Professor Dame Kay Davies receives William Allan Award

29 June 2015

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Professor Dame Kay Davies, Director of the MRC Functional Genomics Unit at the University of Oxford, the 2015 recipient of the annual William Allan Award

Bloodless malaria test passes first test in humans

23 June 2015

A new laser test that can detect malaria in seconds with a simple skin scan is the first in-human device to diagnose the disease without drawing blood.

Lab-grown organs to liver tests: a look back at our successes in 2013/14

19 June 2015

A look back at some of our successes in 2013/14, featuring interviews with scientists behind a selection of our most interesting and important discoveries.

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Max Perutz competition now open!

This year’s MRC Max Perutz Science Writing Award, in association with BBC News, has now opened to all MRC-funded PhD students.

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