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Tardigrades DNA reveals new secrets

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DNA studies have shed light on the origins and extraordinary survival ability of microscopic creatures known as tardigrades.

Published 2 August.

New antimicrobial resistance lab

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A team of scientists are to pool their expertise to tackle antimicrobial resistance - one of the biggest global health challenges, which threatens to turn medical progress back a century.

Published 27 July.

New liver repair mechanism

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A new study reveals bile duct cells can switch to become normal liver cells to help repair the liver after severe damage. Understanding how this back-up system is controlled could pave the way for new liver therapies, say the authors in Nature.

Published 18 July.

Student blog: Biodesign Challenge

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On June 23rd University of Edinburgh students Eva Auer, Sean Greaves and Joe Revans showcased their project "UK2029" at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, winning the runner-up prize in the international Biodesign Challenge (BDC). But as they describe below the road to success held many challenges...

Published 12 July.

Student win at Biodesign Challenge

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On June 23rd University of Edinburgh students Eva Auer, Sean Greaves and Joe Revans showcased their project "UK2019" at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, winning the runner-up prize in the international Biodesign Challenge (BDC).

Published 11 July.

 

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