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News-Medical-Net
Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goalscountries where progress is less impressive. Writing in a linked Comment, Devi
Global study assesses countries on health-related Sustainable Development Goals
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countries where progress is less impressive. Writing in a linked Comment, Devi Sridhar, Professor of Global Health at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK discusses whether the SDG index is relevant and useful to donors, academics,... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Signposton the origins of AIDS will take place Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ewart Angus
Signpost
Dundas Star News / Posted yesterday
on the origins of AIDS will take place Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ewart Angus Centre Room 1A6 at McMaster University Medical Centre. Register for the talk by Paul Sharp of the University of Edinburgh at 905-525-9140 ext 24667 or macdouml@mcmaster... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists discover the tardigrade's survival secretradiotherapy and radiation workers in the far future,” protecting them during c
Scientists discover the tardigrade's survival secret
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
radiotherapy and radiation workers in the far future,” protecting them during cancer treatments or from cosmic rays. University of Edinburgh Professor Mark Blaxter, who was not involved in the research, said that the findings were... Read more
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Scotsman
Converge Challenge unveils winning university start-upsmark Scotland’s year of innovation, architecture and design, was a prize worth
Converge Challenge unveils winning university start-ups
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
mark Scotland’s year of innovation, architecture and design, was a prize worth £24,500 handed to Dr Alexander Enoch of the University of Edinburgh with Robotical, a company that creates robots that “inspire and engage the next generation of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Software can detect deadly food poisoning bacterialearn to predict strains of bacteria likely to cause food poisoning outbreaks,
Software can detect deadly food poisoning bacteria
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
learn to predict strains of bacteria likely to cause food poisoning outbreaks, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK used a software that compares genetic information from bacterial samples isolated from both... Read more
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CNET
Meet Scotland's real Nessie, the Storr Lochs MonsterTodd Marshall/University of Edinburgh The legend of Nessie is one of Scotland'
Meet Scotland's real Nessie, the Storr Lochs Monster
CNET / Posted yesterday
Todd Marshall/University of Edinburgh The legend of Nessie is one of Scotland's most enduring folktales. The famous story of a massive sea monster hiding in the murky depths of Loch Ness has been fed on blurry photographs and even blurrier anecdotal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Astronomers peer back to the Golden Age of galaxy formationearliest galaxies formed and evolved. Share this article Professor Jim Dunlop
Astronomers peer back to the Golden Age of galaxy formation
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
earliest galaxies formed and evolved. Share this article Professor Jim Dunlop, head of the institute for astronomy at the University of Edinburgh, who led one of the teams involved in the work, said the images had provided some key... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
University of Manchester is ranked one of the best in the worldImperial College London 15. University College London 25. London School of Ec
University of Manchester is ranked one of the best in the world
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Imperial College London 15. University College London 25. London School of Economics and Political Science 27. University of Edinburgh 36. King’s College London 55. University of Manchester 71. University of Bristol 82. University... Read more
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heraldscotland
University finds 'Knox Bible' in libraryLibrary Special Collections Professor Jane Dawson of the University of Edinburg
University finds 'Knox Bible' in library
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Library Special Collections Professor Jane Dawson of the University of Edinburgh, an authority on Knox’s life, believes the bible could well have belonged to the reformer. She said: “Knox had returned to Scotland in 1559 and would have been dependent... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Benefits of studying humanities and social sciences in the UKgraduate prospects in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.COL
Benefits of studying humanities and social sciences in the UK
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
graduate prospects in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES – UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH Image courtesy of the University of Edinburgh Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is... Read more
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Scotsman
Five Scottish universities in world’s top 200The University of Edinburgh has been ranked among the top 30 universities in th
Five Scottish universities in world’s top 200
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
The University of Edinburgh has been ranked among the top 30 universities in the world. The capital institution was named 27th in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings, down three places from last year. In total, five... Read more
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Daily Record
Meet the scientist who is helping to give MND sufferers their voice backclinical researchers from the Euan MacDonald Centre and the Anne Rowling Regene
Meet the scientist who is helping to give MND sufferers their voice back
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
clinical researchers from the Euan MacDonald Centre and the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic working with the University of Edinburgh Centre for Speech Technology Research. Thomas climbed Kilimanjaro last October to raise funds for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can you really get drunk on coffee? These women swear they doare very similar. The most likely explanation is her genetic make-up, accordin
Can you really get drunk on coffee? These women swear they do
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
are very similar. The most likely explanation is her genetic make-up, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and University of Trieste in Italy studied the DNA of around 3,000 coffee-drinkers and discovered... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
SINAPSE network enhances strengths to develop world-class future in medical imaging for Scotlandfor clinicians and researchers. A CT image of the heart produced at the Clinic
SINAPSE network enhances strengths to develop world-class future in medical imaging for Scotland
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
for clinicians and researchers. A CT image of the heart produced at the Clinical Research Imaging Centre (CRIC) at the University of Edinburgh Scotland has utilised its heritage and used it as an opportunity to push its strengths further; this... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK promise of no Brexit borders in Ireland may not apply to independent Scotland, experts claimNicola McEwen, a University of Edinburgh professor and associate director of th
UK promise of no Brexit borders in Ireland may not apply to independent Scotland, experts claim
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
Nicola McEwen, a University of Edinburgh professor and associate director of the Centre on Constitutional Change, said that troubled recent history of Ireland, as well as its geography, meant it may be viewed more sympathetically. She said: "Clearly... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Doctors will know more by the time you forgetthings people can do to prevent Alzheimer's and dementia," said Craig Ritchie,
Doctors will know more by the time you forget
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
things people can do to prevent Alzheimer's and dementia," said Craig Ritchie, professor of the psychiatry of ageing at the University of Edinburgh, who is leading the trial. So, what do we know? Forget Sudoku, learn a language Brain stimulation,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
100,300 Deaths from Indonesia’s Fires During 2015, New Study Estimatesfor 10 days per year over 70 straight years, the number of likely cancer cases
100,300 Deaths from Indonesia’s Fires During 2015, New Study Estimates
CommonDreams.org / Posted 5 days ago
for 10 days per year over 70 straight years, the number of likely cancer cases would increase by nearly half. [5] University of Edinburgh researchers have shown that even short-term exposure to air pollutants increased the risk of... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Struggle, Suffering and Hope: Explorations in Islamic and Christian Traditions Professor Mona Siddiqui, University of Edinburgh, OBEOn In Aberdeen This series of five lectures are structured so as to explore t
Struggle, Suffering and Hope: Explorations in Islamic and Christian Traditions Professor Mona Siddiqui, University of Edinburgh, OBE
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 5 days ago
On In Aberdeen This series of five lectures are structured so as to explore the theme of human struggle,... Read more
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Ekklesia
Events announcement: 'Creative Conversations: beliefs shopping action for change'Cambridge, former Archbishop of Canterbury) and Prof Mona Siddiqui (Professor o
Events announcement: 'Creative Conversations: beliefs shopping action for change'
Ekklesia / Posted 5 days ago
Cambridge, former Archbishop of Canterbury) and Prof Mona Siddiqui (Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies, University of Edinburgh). Chaired by Simon Barrow (director of Ekklesia). * Wednesday 24th May 2016, 6.45-8.30pm TO BE... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study finds optimal cryostorage and thawing temperatures of bioengineered liver tissuesstorage process," says BioResearch Open Access Editor Jane Taylor, PhD, Edinbur
New study finds optimal cryostorage and thawing temperatures of bioengineered liver tissues
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
storage process," says BioResearch Open Access Editor Jane Taylor, PhD, Edinburgh Medical School and Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. "This article highlights some of the issues that need to be considered for the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The danger with men like Madala Thepaher MA in Cultural Reporting and Criticism at New York University. She has a Ba
The danger with men like Madala Thepa
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
her MA in Cultural Reporting and Criticism at New York University. She has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh. In addition to cultural criticism, she writes short fiction and poetry. Follow her on Twitter:... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Be More Brave!Struggle, Suffering and Hope: Explorations in Islamic and Christian Traditions
Be More Brave!
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 9 days ago
Struggle, Suffering and Hope: Explorations in Islamic and Christian Traditions Professor Mona Siddiqui, University of Edinburgh, OBEFrom 20 Sep 2016 To 29 Sep 2016(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)This series of five lectures are structured so... Read more
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The Columbian
Scottish sea monster getting its just desertsare in museums for a long time before they’re studied, so it’s easy to go back
Scottish sea monster getting its just deserts
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
are in museums for a long time before they’re studied, so it’s easy to go back to that trope,” said Steve Brusatte of the University of Edinburgh. And sometimes fossils really are forgotten on some neglected shelf — tucked away in an unmarked box,... Read more
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International Business Times
Why we travelled to Greece to build solar-powered phone charging stations at refugee campsit yesterday and not one, but four." Part of Miroyiannis's vision is to soon b
Why we travelled to Greece to build solar-powered phone charging stations at refugee camps
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
it yesterday and not one, but four." Part of Miroyiannis's vision is to soon be able to power the flagship camp in Lesvos entirely by using solar energy. Sam Kellerhals is a third year environmental sciences student at the University of Edi... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Create perfect bedtime routine in autumn with BetterYou transdermal magnesium, recommends sleep expertslow march to the end of October where the clocks change and the days suddenly
Create perfect bedtime routine in autumn with BetterYou transdermal magnesium, recommends sleep expert
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
slow march to the end of October where the clocks change and the days suddenly get shorter” says James. “Research from the University of Edinburgh and the University of Cambridge has shown that there is a relationship between our cells magnesium... Read more
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PhysOrg
Tame your Oobleck: Researcher able to control thickeninglab of associate professor Itai Cohen, and Chris Ness a theoretical physics gra
Tame your Oobleck: Researcher able to control thickening
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
lab of associate professor Itai Cohen, and Chris Ness a theoretical physics graduate student in the lab of Jin Sun from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have proposed a technique to do just that in a paper, "Tunable shear thickening in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Family bonds are key to helping at-risk species, study suggestslifetimes and do not spend energy caring for offspring that are inbred and ther
Family bonds are key to helping at-risk species, study suggests
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
lifetimes and do not spend energy caring for offspring that are inbred and therefore less healthy. Scientists from the University of Edinburgh say their study reinforces the importance of parental care in the survival prospects of wild animals... Read more
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PhysOrg
Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologiesis comparable to some of the best porous framework materials in the literature.
Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
is comparable to some of the best porous framework materials in the literature. In collaboration with researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Center for Neutron Research at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and (Defence... Read more
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Christian Today
Muslim academic will speak on 'Struggle, suffering and hope' in theology lecture series29. Prof Siddiqui is Professor of Islamic and Inter-religious Studies and Assi
Muslim academic will speak on 'Struggle, suffering and hope' in theology lecture series
Christian Today / Posted 11 days ago
29. Prof Siddiqui is Professor of Islamic and Inter-religious Studies and Assistant Principal Religion and Society at the University of Edinburgh. She is well known for her regular contributions to a wide range of national and international media... Read more
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Scotsman
How technology will transform Scotland’s banking sectorNapier University’s cyber academy, Abertay University’s ethical hacking course
How technology will transform Scotland’s banking sector
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
Napier University’s cyber academy, Abertay University’s ethical hacking course and the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh – which produce talented graduates and carry out research,” he said. • For anyone interested in... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Come on! Nat takes on TV’s toughest quiz show challenge « Jersey Evening PostUniversity, joined three fellow brainiacs on the show. The Durham team pitted
Come on! Nat takes on TV’s toughest quiz show challenge « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 12 days ago
University, joined three fellow brainiacs on the show. The Durham team pitted their wits against the finest minds from the University of Edinburgh. The former Victoria College student, who is not the first Islander to appear on the show, which has... Read more
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Scotsman
On the move: Latest appointments and promotionsagency Coulters has announced the appointment of Lauren Miller to its growing l
On the move: Latest appointments and promotions
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
agency Coulters has announced the appointment of Lauren Miller to its growing legal team in Edinburgh. Miller, a University of Edinburgh graduate, will take the position of associate solicitor. Her addition to the team follows the recent... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Students praised for installing solar-powered mobile phone charging units in refugee campsKellerhals are helping refugees make vital contact with family and friends in a
Students praised for installing solar-powered mobile phone charging units in refugee camps
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Kellerhals are helping refugees make vital contact with family and friends in areas where electricity is hard to find. The University of Edinburgh environmental science students have spent the summer in Greece installing units at several... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Students praised for installing solar-powered mobile phone charging units in refugee campsKellerhals are helping refugees make vital contact with family and friends in a
Students praised for installing solar-powered mobile phone charging units in refugee camps
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Kellerhals are helping refugees make vital contact with family and friends in areas where electricity is hard to find. The University of Edinburgh environmental science students have spent the summer in Greece installing units at several... Read more
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Boise Weekly
TIFF 2016: The Secret Scripture is an Emerald in the Roughfilm is still in search of a North American distributor). The film is based on
TIFF 2016: The Secret Scripture is an Emerald in the Rough
Boise Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
film is still in search of a North American distributor). The film is based on a 2008 novel of the same name that won the University of Edinburgh James Tait Black Memorial Prize, one of Britain's top literary honors and the oldest prize of its... Read more
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heraldscotland
Top academics rail against historic graduation gate auctionMcCall Smith, Professor Emeritus of Medical Law, Edinburgh University. The let
Top academics rail against historic graduation gate auction
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
McCall Smith, Professor Emeritus of Medical Law, Edinburgh University. The letter said: “We are disappointed that the University of Edinburgh, established by the city in 1582 as the ‘tounis college’, should associate itself with an act which... Read more
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Times of Malta
Flat-faced cat breeds 'more likely to have breathing difficulties'to have flat faces are more likely to suffer from breathing difficulties, accor
Flat-faced cat breeds 'more likely to have breathing difficulties'
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
to have flat faces are more likely to suffer from breathing difficulties, according to a study. The research led by the University of Edinburgh found flat-faced cat breeds were more likely to have breathing problems after exercise and while... Read more
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heraldscotland
Top academics rail against historic gate auctionMcCall Smith, Professor Emeritus of Medical Law, Edinburgh University. The let
Top academics rail against historic gate auction
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
McCall Smith, Professor Emeritus of Medical Law, Edinburgh University. The letter said: “We are disappointed that the University of Edinburgh, established by the city in 1582 as the ‘tounis college’, should associate itself with an act which... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Map To Help Cancer Doctors Find Their Wayupdate the maps to factor in advances in cancer research as well, says Giulio C
A Map To Help Cancer Doctors Find Their Way
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
update the maps to factor in advances in cancer research as well, says Giulio Caravagna, a computational biologist at the University of Edinburgh who participated in the research project. As new medical data become available, researchers can rerun... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Map To Help Cancer Doctors Find Their Wayupdate the maps to factor in advances in cancer research as well, says Giulio C
A Map To Help Cancer Doctors Find Their Way
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
update the maps to factor in advances in cancer research as well, says Giulio Caravagna, a computational biologist at the University of Edinburgh who participated in the research project. As new medical data become available, researchers can rerun... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Holoxica develops world’s first ever holographic 3D Anatomy Atlas prototypebetween Holoxica and Professor Gordon Findlater, Professor of Translation Anato
Holoxica develops world’s first ever holographic 3D Anatomy Atlas prototype
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
between Holoxica and Professor Gordon Findlater, Professor of Translation Anatomy at The School of Biomedical Sciences, the University of Edinburgh. The Atlas looks like a book, with physical pages that you can turn, and an integrated light. The... Read more
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express
YOUR pedigree cat 'could end up suffering breathing difficulties' if it has a flat faceKitters with flat faces like the Persian could have difficulties breathing The
YOUR pedigree cat 'could end up suffering breathing difficulties' if it has a flat face
express / Posted 15 days ago
Kitters with flat faces like the Persian could have difficulties breathing The research led by the University of Edinburgh found flat-faced cat breeds were more likely to have breathing problems after exercise and while asleep. Researchers say... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Here's why we shouldn't be breeding pedigree cats to have flat facesto have flat faces are more likely to suffer from breathing difficulties, accor
Here's why we shouldn't be breeding pedigree cats to have flat faces
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
to have flat faces are more likely to suffer from breathing difficulties, according to a study. The research led by the University of Edinburgh found flat-faced cat breeds were more likely to have breathing problems after exercise and while... Read more
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NBC News
Georgetown University's New HIndu Priest Is Ready to Serveup such a role, according to the Washington Post, and has undertaken priest tra
Georgetown University's New HIndu Priest Is Ready to Serve
NBC News / Posted 15 days ago
up such a role, according to the Washington Post, and has undertaken priest training across India as well as while at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, where he earned a doctorate in Sanskrit. "Part of the foundation of the Jesuit faith is... Read more
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Psych Central
Mice Study Shows that New Experiences Improve Memoryof a president or the twin towers attack in New York. New research now reveals
Mice Study Shows that New Experiences Improve Memory
Psych Central / Posted 15 days ago
of a president or the twin towers attack in New York. New research now reveals why that may be the case. In the study, University of Edinburgh researchers used mice to capture the biological mechanisms that drive this process — known as... Read more
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New Kerala
Asthma news .:. Latest News Update on Asthmain children, a study has found. UK spends GBP 1.1 billion annually on asthma c
Asthma news .:. Latest News Update on Asthma
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
in children, a study has found. UK spends GBP 1.1 billion annually on asthma care, says studyLondon [UK], Aug.29 (ANI): A University of Edinburgh study has said that the health service in the United Kingdom spends at least 1.1 billion pounds... Read more
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International Business Times
Flashbulb memory: New experiences boost memory formation, say scientiststhey were and what they were doing when a significant event happened – say 9/11
Flashbulb memory: New experiences boost memory formation, say scientists
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
they were and what they were doing when a significant event happened – say 9/11, for example. Now, new research led by the University of Edinburgh and published in the journal Nature, is uncovering why this might be the case. The work has shed... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Moms who were pregnant during 9/11 share their storiesaftermath of Sept. 11 didn't do more damage to her child, but others weren't as
Moms who were pregnant during 9/11 share their stories
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
aftermath of Sept. 11 didn't do more damage to her child, but others weren't as lucky. A 2005 study by researchers at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York found that babies born to women in the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Edinburgh technology firm develops 3D 'atlas' of the human bodyof parts of the inner body. The company developed the atlas with Gordon Findlat
Edinburgh technology firm develops 3D 'atlas' of the human body
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
of parts of the inner body. The company developed the atlas with Gordon Findlater, professor of translation anatomy at the University of Edinburgh. The company hopes the atlas will be used by universities around the world as a teaching aid for... Read more
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express
What are statins? Treatment with widely-prescribed drugs can continue for LIFEreliability of some medical studies. 10 facts about statins David Webb, Profes
What are statins? Treatment with widely-prescribed drugs can continue for LIFE
express / Posted 16 days ago
reliability of some medical studies. 10 facts about statins David Webb, Professor of Therapeutics & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Edinburgh, and President, British Pharmacological Society, said: “In recent years, those of us who manage the... Read more
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