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News-Medical-Net
Research strongly links smoking to bowel condition relapsesto try to prevent relapse but until now, it was not clear whether the therapy o
Research strongly links smoking to bowel condition relapses
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to try to prevent relapse but until now, it was not clear whether the therapy offers any benefit. Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh conducted a UK-wide trial of the therapy involving 240 people with Crohn's disease. Related... Read more
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Medical News Today
Early Parkinson's diagnosis moves closer with new protein testtests, but this can take years. Now, Dr. Alison Green, of the National CJD Res
Early Parkinson's diagnosis moves closer with new protein test
Medical News Today / Posted 13 hours ago
tests, but this can take years. Now, Dr. Alison Green, of the National CJD Research & Surveillance Unit at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, and colleagues reveal how a test originally developed to detect... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Scientists find signature of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in blood which suggests disease is the body going into hibernationscientists welcomed the research, but cautioned that it was too early to say wh
Scientists find signature of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in blood which suggests disease is the body going into hibernation
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
scientists welcomed the research, but cautioned that it was too early to say what was going on. Andrew McIntosh, from the University of Edinburgh, said: "It is difficult to know whether the changes reported are a cause or an e... Read more
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Psych Central
Test to Detect Early Parkinson’s Nears Completionis also found in healthy brains. It is only when the protein clumps together th
Test to Detect Early Parkinson’s Nears Completion
Psych Central / Posted 17 hours ago
is also found in healthy brains. It is only when the protein clumps together that it causes problems. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh made use of a highly sensitive technology that measures the stickiness of proteins. The approach,... Read more
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Scotsman
Nick Freer: Scotland’s tech sector is in good handsgood hands Dr Colin Adams is seen as the doyen of Scotland's tech scene. Pictur
Nick Freer: Scotland’s tech sector is in good hands
Scotsman / Posted 17 hours ago
good hands Dr Colin Adams is seen as the doyen of Scotland's tech scene. Picture: Jane Barlow In a dimly lit room at the University of Edinburgh’s Informatics Forum last week, the great and the good of Scotland’s technology community gathered... Read more
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Aljazeera
Using human shields as a pretext to kill civiliansvisiting fellow at SOAS, University of London. Nicola Perugini is lecturer at
Using human shields as a pretext to kill civilians
Aljazeera / Posted 18 hours ago
visiting fellow at SOAS, University of London. Nicola Perugini is lecturer at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. The views expressed in this article are the authors' own and do not necessarily reflect Al... Read more
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express
Parkinson's breakthrough: 'Promising' test could lead to earlier diagnosisknown as Lewy bodies within the brain cells of people with Parkinson's and some
Parkinson's breakthrough: 'Promising' test could lead to earlier diagnosis
express / Posted 21 hours ago
known as Lewy bodies within the brain cells of people with Parkinson's and some types of dementia. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh used highly sensitive technology to differentiate between healthy and harmful forms of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
New test could help early detection of Parkinson’s diseasea new test can detect Parkinson’s disease in the early stages of the illness, a
New test could help early detection of Parkinson’s disease
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
a new test can detect Parkinson’s disease in the early stages of the illness, according to a study published Monday by the University of Edinburgh. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive brain condition caused by the loss of nerve cells. The causes... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ottawa's for-profit health care battle comes with dire warningswould be worse off' But John Frank, a Canadian physician who is now chairman o
Ottawa's for-profit health care battle comes with dire warnings
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
would be worse off' But John Frank, a Canadian physician who is now chairman of public health research and policy at the University of Edinburgh, argues in his report that more private health care "would be expected to adversely affect Canadian... Read more
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Scotsman
Alan Roden named Scottish Labour communications directorEdinburgh Evening News covering local politics, transport, health and the envir
Alan Roden named Scottish Labour communications director
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Edinburgh Evening News covering local politics, transport, health and the environment. Mr Roden studied politics at the University of Edinburgh and journalism at Napier University, where Scottish Labour said he was an active member of the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
UK spends £1.1 billion every year on asthma careA University of Edinburgh study has said that the health service in the United
UK spends £1.1 billion every year on asthma care
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
A University of Edinburgh study has said that the health service in the United Kingdom spends at least 1.1 billion pounds annually on asthma-related care. The researchers found that at least three people die each day from asthma-related attacks.... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Detecting Parkinson's may just have become easierLondon: Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have said that they have deve
Detecting Parkinson's may just have become easier
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
London: Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have said that they have developed a way of detecting a molecule that can help them to detect the onset of Parkinson's faster than before. Using samples of spinal fluid from patients, the researchers... Read more
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express
Asthma 'costs NHS at least £1.1 BILLION' each yearin all the four nations of the UK.” Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director of the Ast
Asthma 'costs NHS at least £1.1 BILLION' each year
express / Posted yesterday
in all the four nations of the UK.” Professor Aziz Sheikh, Director of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research at the University of Edinburgh, said: “Even with conservative assumptions, we find almost 100,000 people are admitted to hospital... Read more
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New Kerala
UK spends GBP 1.1 billion annually on asthma care, says study - newkerala.com #111150London [UK], Aug.29 : A University of Edinburgh study has said that the health
UK spends GBP 1.1 billion annually on asthma care, says study - newkerala.com #111150
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
London [UK], Aug.29 : A University of Edinburgh study has said that the health service in the United Kingdom spends at least 1.1 billion pounds annually on asthma-related care. The researchers found that at least three people die each day from... Read more
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heraldscotland
Guess who is on the end of a kicking from Ed Balls for Labour's election defeat?10-minute GP consultations … Ed Balls describes Labour’s last General Election
Guess who is on the end of a kicking from Ed Balls for Labour's election defeat?
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
10-minute GP consultations … Ed Balls describes Labour’s last General Election campaign as “astonishingly dysfunctional” … University of Edinburgh scientists working on test for Parkinson’s Disease. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Discovery 'may improve diagnosis for Parkinson's patients'known as Lewy bodies within the brain cells of people with Parkinson's and some
Discovery 'may improve diagnosis for Parkinson's patients'
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
known as Lewy bodies within the brain cells of people with Parkinson's and some types of dementia. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh used highly sensitive technology to differentiate between healthy and harmful forms of the... Read more
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SKY News
Test For Parkinson's Disease Moves Step Closerwith the majority of them aged over 50. Dr Alison Green, from the National CJD
Test For Parkinson's Disease Moves Step Closer
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
with the majority of them aged over 50. Dr Alison Green, from the National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit at the University of Edinburgh, said: "We have already used this technique to develop an accurate test for Creutzfeldt Jacob Disease... Read more
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SKY News
Asthma Report: '1,000 Needless Deaths A Year'focus on basic care to cut the rates of severe attacks. The team, led by the A
Asthma Report: '1,000 Needless Deaths A Year'
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
focus on basic care to cut the rates of severe attacks. The team, led by the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research at The University of Edinburgh, found that there were around 6.4 million GP and nurse consultations for asthma each year and more... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New test may help detect Parkinson's disease in early stages of illnessis also found in healthy brains. It is only when the protein clumps together th
New test may help detect Parkinson's disease in early stages of illness
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
is also found in healthy brains. It is only when the protein clumps together that it causes problems. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh made use of a highly sensitive technology that measures the stickiness of proteins. Related... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers estimate asthma costs the UK health care £1.1 billion every yearEngland, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK-wide team, led by the As
Researchers estimate asthma costs the UK health care £1.1 billion every year
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK-wide team, led by the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research at The University of Edinburgh, found that there were around 6.4 million GP and nurse consultations for asthma each year. More than... Read more
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News.com.au
Parkinson's diagnosis 'a step closer'known as Lewy bodies within the brain cells of people with Parkinson's and some
Parkinson's diagnosis 'a step closer'
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
known as Lewy bodies within the brain cells of people with Parkinson's and some types of dementia. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh used highly sensitive technology to differentiate between healthy and harmful forms of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Asthma is costing the NHS at least £1.1BILLION every yearand admissions and freeing up care for those who need it most.” The Asthma UK
Asthma is costing the NHS at least £1.1BILLION every year
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and admissions and freeing up care for those who need it most.” The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research at The University of Edinburgh, who carried out the research, found there are around 6.4 million GP and nurse consultations for... Read more
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express
New hope in early diagnosis of Parkinson’s, research suggestsof it form sticky clumps in the brain cells of people with Parkinson’s and some
New hope in early diagnosis of Parkinson’s, research suggests
express / Posted 2 days ago
of it form sticky clumps in the brain cells of people with Parkinson’s and some types of dementia. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are now able to differentiate between healthy and harmful forms of this molecule. In early studies... Read more
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Scotsman
£1.4m helps keep Edinburgh mapping firm on right trackEnterprise, enabling it to create jobs in the Scottish capital and develop its
£1.4m helps keep Edinburgh mapping firm on right track
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Enterprise, enabling it to create jobs in the Scottish capital and develop its software. The company, a spin-out from the University of Edinburgh, is focused on software that offers universal location and navigation data to locate users and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington-area churches build followings in storefront sanctuariesBridge Presbyterian. "It's the kind of place you can go where it feels like hom
Wilmington-area churches build followings in storefront sanctuaries
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Bridge Presbyterian. "It's the kind of place you can go where it feels like home." Purves, who earned a doctorate from the University of Edinburgh and who taught at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, thinks traditional churches could learn a lesson... Read more
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chroniclelive
Corbridge pioneer who helped create the laptop dies in USof Economics, where he came into contact with computers. After working for the
Corbridge pioneer who helped create the laptop dies in US
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
of Economics, where he came into contact with computers. After working for the Ferranti computer firm, he lectured at the University of Edinburgh, before moving to Palo Alto, near San Francisco in California’s Silicon Valley, to work for Xerox... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Fresh calls for defibrillators at sports grounds after death of schoolboy who collapsed during football trainingarrest victim decreases by as much as 10 per cent. Dr Andrew Murray, a consult
Fresh calls for defibrillators at sports grounds after death of schoolboy who collapsed during football training
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
arrest victim decreases by as much as 10 per cent. Dr Andrew Murray, a consultant in sports and exercise medicine at the University of Edinburgh, said having a defibrillator in place at sports grounds can “make a real difference”. He added:... Read more
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heraldscotland
Fresh calls for defibrillators at sports grounds after death of schoolboy Kieran McDadearrest victim decreases by as much as 10 per cent. Dr Andrew Murray, a consult
Fresh calls for defibrillators at sports grounds after death of schoolboy Kieran McDade
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
arrest victim decreases by as much as 10 per cent. Dr Andrew Murray, a consultant in sports and exercise medicine at the University of Edinburgh, said having a defibrillator in place at sports grounds can “make a real difference”. He added:... Read more
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Medical News Today
Coffee intake depends on gene variation, study suggestsmay be down to a genetic variant, researchers suggest. Study co-author Dr. Nic
Coffee intake depends on gene variation, study suggests
Medical News Today / Posted 3 days ago
may be down to a genetic variant, researchers suggest. Study co-author Dr. Nicola Pirastu, from the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, and colleagues publish their findings in the journal Scientific Reports. But... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Study identifies gene related to coffee urgeof cells to break down caffeine, causing it to stay in the body for longer. Ac
Study identifies gene related to coffee urge
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
of cells to break down caffeine, causing it to stay in the body for longer. According to the study published Friday by the University of Edinburgh, the team analyzed genetic information from 370 people living in a small village in south Italy and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Selective recovery of gold from secondary resources by a simple extraction methodAddressing the issue that the chemistry of solvent extraction of gold is still
Selective recovery of gold from secondary resources by a simple extraction method
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Addressing the issue that the chemistry of solvent extraction of gold is still poorly understood, Jason Love at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and collaborators have now developed a rather simple chemical compound that binds gold... Read more
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heraldscotland
Battle against superbug 'needs £3.8bn funding each year'The call has come from researchers at the University of Edinburgh; the US Centr
Battle against superbug 'needs £3.8bn funding each year'
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
The call has come from researchers at the University of Edinburgh; the US Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy; New York University and Fudan University in China, who have outlined their proposals in the journal Science. Scientists say... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Your coffee habit may be written in your DNAadd to existing research suggesting that our drive to drink coffee may be embed
Your coffee habit may be written in your DNA
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
add to existing research suggesting that our drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” first author Nicola Pirastu, a genetics researcher at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, said in a statement. And you thought you were just tir... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Your coffee habit might be in your genesadd to existing research suggesting that our drive to drink coffee may be embed
Your coffee habit might be in your genes
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
add to existing research suggesting that our drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” first author Nicola Piratsu, a genetics researcher at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, said in a statement. And you thought you were just tir... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Phoning home helps threatened languages live onShe has a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and has previously taught at
Phoning home helps threatened languages live on
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
She has a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and has previously taught at Cornell University, University of Hawai’i, University of Edinburgh and University of Auckland, where she remains an Honorary Fellow. She is also a Visiting Professor at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Study reveals why some people need more coffee than othersnext one, that quest for a caffeine hit might be due to your genes. As part of
Study reveals why some people need more coffee than others
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
next one, that quest for a caffeine hit might be due to your genes. As part of an in-depth new study, researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the University of University of Trieste, Italy, looked at the DNA of around 3,000 coffee drinkers... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Study reveals why some people need more coffee than othersnext one, that quest for a caffeine hit might be due to your genes. As part of
Study reveals why some people need more coffee than others
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
next one, that quest for a caffeine hit might be due to your genes. As part of an in-depth new study, researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the University of University of Trieste, Italy, looked at the DNA of around 3,000 coffee drinkers... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Coffee cravings? It may be in your DNAdrive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” said study author Nicola P
Coffee cravings? It may be in your DNA
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” said study author Nicola Pirastu. He is a chancellor’s fellow at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. “We need to do larger studies to confirm the discovery and also to clarify the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Research suggests drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genessupport. The study is published in the journal Scientific Reports. Dr Nicola P
Research suggests drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
support. The study is published in the journal Scientific Reports. Dr Nicola Pirastu, a Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Edinburgh's Usher Institute, said: "The results of our study add to existing research suggesting that our drive... Read more
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FOX News
US pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other storesother cigarettes varied by race or neighborhood income and age profiles. Amand
US pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
other cigarettes varied by race or neighborhood income and age profiles. Amanda Amos, professor of health promotion at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, told Reuters Health by email that she was "shocked and bemused" to learn pharmacies in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This might be why you can't get through the day without a coffeewithout the variation - the equivalent to around one fewer cup of coffee per da
This might be why you can't get through the day without a coffee
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
without the variation - the equivalent to around one fewer cup of coffee per day on average. Read More Paul ChappellsUniversity of Edinburgh scientists have been working on the research It was replicated in 1,731 Dutch with similar results... Read more
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CBS News
Coffee cravings? It may be in your DNAdrive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” said study author Nicola P
Coffee cravings? It may be in your DNA
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” said study author Nicola Pirastu. He is a chancellor’s fellow at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. “We need to do larger studies to confirm the discovery and also to clarify the... Read more
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International Business Times
Two big earthquakes hit Italy and Myanmar on the same day - can we predict quakes?predict individual earthquakes with current knowledge," says Ian Main, a profes
Two big earthquakes hit Italy and Myanmar on the same day - can we predict quakes?
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
predict individual earthquakes with current knowledge," says Ian Main, a professor of seismology and rock physics at the University of Edinburgh. "Sadly, and despite a huge effort to find reliable precursors, individual earthquakes still cannot... Read more
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Daily Mail
Do YOU love coffee? It could be written in your genesin their PDSS2 gene are more likely to have an extra cup of coffee each day, re
Do YOU love coffee? It could be written in your genes
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in their PDSS2 gene are more likely to have an extra cup of coffee each day, researchers found Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the University of Trieste, Italy, studied the DNA of around 3,000 coffee drinkers in the... Read more
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Scotsman
Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contestof Aberdeen: Alasdair Mort, MIME Technologies; Leigh Cassidy, ENREN University
Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contest
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
of Aberdeen: Alasdair Mort, MIME Technologies; Leigh Cassidy, ENREN University of Dundee: Deborah Wake, MyDiabetesMyWay University of Edinburgh: Alexander Enoch, Robotical; Andrew Herbert, H Guard University of Glasgow: Susanne Mitschke,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Your coffee habit may be written in your DNAthat our drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” first author Nico
Your coffee habit may be written in your DNA
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
that our drive to drink coffee may be embedded in our genes,” first author Nicola Piratsu, a genetics researcher at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, said in a statement. And you thought you were just tired. The happiest people are the... Read more
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International Business Times
Coffee consumption associated with new gene variant that affects how body processes caffeinecoffee consumption, and whether it could be inscribed in our DNA. Genes and co
Coffee consumption associated with new gene variant that affects how body processes caffeine
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
coffee consumption, and whether it could be inscribed in our DNA. Genes and coffee questionnaire The scientists, from the University of Edinburgh, analysed the genetic data of 370 people living in a small village in south Italy and 843 people from... Read more
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heraldscotland
Christ, there's two of them! Trump and Farage join forces on US campaign trailexcitement for you, former deputy PM John Prescott is in conversation on the Fr
Christ, there's two of them! Trump and Farage join forces on US campaign trail
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
excitement for you, former deputy PM John Prescott is in conversation on the Fringe with a gig at 18.00 at the University of Edinburgh Business School, George Square. “If I was an American citizen I wouldn’t vote for Hillary Clinton if... Read more
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heraldscotland
Christ, there's two of 'em! Trump and Farage join forces on campaign trailexcitement for you, former deputy PM John Prescott is in conversation on the Fr
Christ, there's two of 'em! Trump and Farage join forces on campaign trail
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
excitement for you, former deputy PM John Prescott is in conversation on the Fringe with a gig at 18.00 at the University of Edinburgh Business School, George Square. “If I was an American citizen I wouldn’t vote for Hillary Clinton if... Read more
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International Business Times
Italy earthquake: What is a 6.2-magnitude quake and what are aftershocks?of mainly historical masonry buildings that remain vulnerable", Ian Main, Profe
Italy earthquake: What is a 6.2-magnitude quake and what are aftershocks?
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
of mainly historical masonry buildings that remain vulnerable", Ian Main, Professor of Seismology & Rock Physics at the University of Edinburgh, added.Firemen and rescuers inspect damaged buildings in Amatrice on 24 August 2016Filippo... Read more
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