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from or mentioning Southampton, England

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Research to improve MRI scans

Enhanced MRI scans, producing brighter and more precise images, and potentially allowing the detection of cancerous cells before they cause health problems may result from leading-edge research bei...

15 Dec '11 | MRI | Southampton

Global honey bee decline and diesel pollution

Honey bees are estimated to contribute billions to the world's economy - £430 million a year to the UK alone - by pollinating crops, producing honey and supporting employment. Unfortunately winter ...

07 Oct '11 | Animal News

Nanopatterned surface to improve stem cell expansion

A new nanoscale plastic can cheaply and easily solve a problem which has previously made the expansion of stem cells for therapeutic purposes impossible. At the moment, when adult stem cells are ha...

18 Jul '11 | Stem cells

Mother's diet affects child's likelihood of obesity

Epigenetic change has been found to be important in explaining recent research about the diets of expectant mothers and the likelihood of their offspring developing obesity issues as they grow up. ...

18 Apr '11 | Pregnancy

UK's first totally implanted hearing aid

In the past the microphone and battery were on the outside of the patient, held in place over the implanted part of the device by a magnet. This external part was still visible and prone to being k...

07 Feb '11

Key step in the development of a norovirus treatment

Noroviruses are recognised world-wide as the most important cause of epidemic nonbacterial gastroenteritis (stomach bugs) and pose a significant public health burden, with an estimated one million ...

01 Feb '11

Watercress may *turn off* breast cancer signal

New scientific research from Southampton University (England, UK) has revealed that a plant compound in watercress may have the ability to suppress breast cancer cell development by 'turning off' a...

Women with osteoporosis suffer more if they have previously broken a bone,

A study of more than 60,000 women living in many different countries around the world has increased knowledge about the relationship between osteoporosis and fractures. Osteoporosis is more common ...

18 Aug '10 | Osteoporosis | International Study

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