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Five projects shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

13 October 2017

Five MRC projects have been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize, an annual £1 million fund awarded for the best research or innovation that promotes the economic development and social welfare of developing countries.

Research Councils sponsor Science Museum Superbug exhibition

12 October 2017

A new Science Museum exhibition that will highlight the urgent need to tackle antibiotic resistance is being sponsored by the UK’s seven research councils, soon to become part of UK Research and Innovation.

Genes critical for hearing identified

12 October 2017

Fifty-two previously unidentified genes that are critical for hearing have been found by testing over 3,000 mouse genes. The newly discovered genes will provide insights into the causes of hearing loss in humans, say scientists.

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