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Patients regain sight after being first to receive retinal tissue engineered from stem cells

20 March 2018

The first patients to receive a new treatment derived from stem cells for people with wet age-related macular degeneration have regained reading vision.

Scientists study how environmental and social change affects the spread of infection

13 March 2018

MRC-funded research is shedding light on how change in our natural, physical, and social environments through globalisation, urbanisation, deforestation, changing food production and lifestyles may be inadvertently altering the patterns of disease spread.

Scientists discover a new way humans can estimate distances from sound

13 March 2018

A study has revealed a new mechanism that allows humans to use hearing to estimate their relative distance from sound sources. The research reveals that humans can perform this task more efficiently when they are allowed to move.

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