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Newsmax
Scientists: Anthropocene Epoch, the 'Age of Humans,' Has Begunbehind after nuclear bomb tests, unburned carbon spheres ("The Earth has been s
Scientists: Anthropocene Epoch, the 'Age of Humans,' Has Begun
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
behind after nuclear bomb tests, unburned carbon spheres ("The Earth has been smoked," Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the University of Leicester and chair of the WGA, said, according to The Guardian), plastic pollution, aluminum particles, and... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced agea different trajectory for the Earth system, of which we of course are part,” s
The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted yesterday
a different trajectory for the Earth system, of which we of course are part,” said Prof Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the University of Leicester and chair of the Working Group on the Anthropocene (WGA), which started work in 2009. “If our... Read more
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CNET
A new human-led epoch: Scientists recommend officially declaring the AnthropoceneCongress in Cape Town, South Africa. "Our working model is that the optimal bo
A new human-led epoch: Scientists recommend officially declaring the Anthropocene
CNET / Posted yesterday
Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. "Our working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century," said University of Leicester geologist Jan Zalasiewicz. "If adopted -- and we're a long way from that -- the Holocene would finish... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Humans shove Earth into a new epochregistered. "Our working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th ce
Humans shove Earth into a new epoch
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
registered. "Our working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century," said Jan Zalasiewicz of the University of Leicester. "If adopted, and we're a long way from that, the Holocene would finish and the Anthropocene would... Read more
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The Hindu
The Anthropocene is here, propose scientists“Our working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century,” said
The Anthropocene is here, propose scientists
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
“Our working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century,” said Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the University of Leicester. “If adopted — and we’re a long way from that — the Holocene would finish and the Anthropocene would... Read more
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express
THE HUMAN AGE: Earth has entered its first new era in more than 11,500 yearsthe last ice age.Related articles It is affecting the functioning of the whole
THE HUMAN AGE: Earth has entered its first new era in more than 11,500 years
express / Posted 2 days ago
the last ice age.Related articles It is affecting the functioning of the whole Earth system Prof Jan Zalasiewicz of the University of Leicester said: "Human action has certainly left traces on the Earth for thousands of years. "The difference... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The Anthropocene is here: Scientists declare dawn of human-influenced eraworking model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century,” said Jan Z
The Anthropocene is here: Scientists declare dawn of human-influenced era
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century,” said Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the University of Leicester. “If adopted -- and we’re a long way from that -- the Holocene would finish and the Anthropocene... Read more
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PhysOrg
The Anthropocene is here: scientistsworking model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century," said Jan Z
The Anthropocene is here: scientists
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
working model is that the optimal boundary is the mid-20th century," said Jan Zalasiewicz, a geologist at the University of Leicester. "If adopted—and we're a long way from that—the Holocene would finish and the Anthropocene would... Read more
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metro
Nasa's JunoCam completes closest Jupiter flyby everabout Jupiter’s composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa's JunoCam completes closest Jupiter flyby ever
metro / Posted 3 days ago
about Jupiter’s composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter’s powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mission's end for the real-life Martiansgravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds will also be
Mission's end for the real-life Martians
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds will also be analysed. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key part in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's magnetic field and dynamic... Read more
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Bury Times
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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The News and Star
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Northern Echo
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Gazette
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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guardian-series
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Harrow Times
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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This is West Country
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Gazette News
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Bolton News
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking close approach to Jupiterabout Jupiter’s composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking close approach to Jupiter
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter’s composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter’s powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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heraldscotland
Juno spacecraft to make record-breaking Jupiter approachabout Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its rag
Juno spacecraft to make record-breaking Jupiter approach
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
about Jupiter's composition, gravity, magnetic field, and the source of its raging 384mph winds. A British team from the University of Leicester is playing a key role in the mission, focusing on Jupiter's powerful magnetic field, its spectacular... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
French pollen that triggers extreme hay fever sweeps across the Channel£13 million on treatment last year, mainly antihistamines, cortisone and anti-a
French pollen that triggers extreme hay fever sweeps across the Channel
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
£13 million on treatment last year, mainly antihistamines, cortisone and anti-asthma drugs. Already scientists at the University of Leicester have found ragweed pollen counts in the East Midlands high enough to cause substantial bouts of hay... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists search for the moment humans triggered the Anthropocene eraprevious study published in the journal Earth's Future, was also led by Profess
Scientists search for the moment humans triggered the Anthropocene era
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
previous study published in the journal Earth's Future, was also led by Professors Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz of the University of Leicester. Researchers spotted the pattern when studying the Anthropocene phenomenon - a proposed epoch where... Read more
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This is West Country
What do Mars and Watchet have in common?AS every resident knows, Watchet is simply out of this world – and there’s now
What do Mars and Watchet have in common?
This is West Country / Posted 14 days ago
AS every resident knows, Watchet is simply out of this world – and there’s now the science to prove it. A team from the University of Leicester and the Open University, working on a complex study of the red planet, have found that a type of rock... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pulsar-based spacecraft navigation system one step closer to realitytaken a leap forward, thanks to a study conducted by U.K. scientists from the N
Pulsar-based spacecraft navigation system one step closer to reality
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
taken a leap forward, thanks to a study conducted by U.K. scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Leicester. Current spacecraft navigation systems rely on global network of large ground-based radio antennas... Read more
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DW
Obama unlikely to change US nuclear weapons policy |change "I think it's more symbolic than anything else," said Andrew Futter, a
Obama unlikely to change US nuclear weapons policy |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
change "I think it's more symbolic than anything else," said Andrew Futter, a scholar of nuclear weapons issues at the University of Leicester. "To mean anything there need to be changes in the actual force posture that reflect the move toward... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A dream and its discontentsthe Middle Eastern dream? Will the dream remain indefinitely discontented and
A dream and its discontents
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
the Middle Eastern dream? Will the dream remain indefinitely discontented and sporadic violence against civilians be the only weapon against the West? The writer holds a PhD in international relations and teaches at the University of Leicester,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
100 per cent pass rate joy for Nelson and Colne College studentsRidehalgh will study sports coaching at Liverpool John Moores University, Zamee
100 per cent pass rate joy for Nelson and Colne College students
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Ridehalgh will study sports coaching at Liverpool John Moores University, Zameer Ejaz will study Computer Science at the University of Leicester and Amy Finn will study photography at the University of Central Lancashire after a gap year. Ali... Read more
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Boston Globe
Self-service checkouts can turn customers into shoplifters, study saysof retailers in the United States, Britain and other European countries, profes
Self-service checkouts can turn customers into shoplifters, study says
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
of retailers in the United States, Britain and other European countries, professor Adrian Beck and Matt Hopkins of the University of Leicester in England said the use of self-service lanes and smartphone apps to make purchases generated a loss... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Self-service checkouts can turn customers into shoplifters, study saysa study of retailers in the U.S., Britain and other European countries, profess
Self-service checkouts can turn customers into shoplifters, study says
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
a study of retailers in the U.S., Britain and other European countries, professor Adrian Beck and Matt Hopkins of the University of Leicester in England said the use of self-service lanes and smartphone apps to make purchases generated a loss... Read more
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Boston Globe
Self-service checkouts can turn customers into shoplifters, study saysof retailers in the United States, Britain, and other European countries, profe
Self-service checkouts can turn customers into shoplifters, study says
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
of retailers in the United States, Britain, and other European countries, professor Adrian Beck and Matt Hopkins of the University of Leicester in England said the use of self-service lanes and smartphone apps to make purchases generated a loss... Read more
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redOrbit
New Pill Could Change Asthma Treatment Foreverof how the new drug works,” study author Christopher Brightling, a clinical pro
New Pill Could Change Asthma Treatment Forever
redOrbit / Posted 21 days ago
of how the new drug works,” study author Christopher Brightling, a clinical professor in respiratory Medicine at the University of Leicester, told The Telegraph. “Most treatments might improve some of these features of the disease, but with... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Study: Stores losing money from self-checkout lineswith those self-checkout lines. And the stores are losing profits because of th
Study: Stores losing money from self-checkout lines
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
with those self-checkout lines. And the stores are losing profits because of them. Criminologists at the United Kingdom’s University of Leicester looked over data from nearly 12 million shopping trips from four major British retailers, as well... Read more
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Daily Mail
The surprising health benefits of Pokemon Goin search of creatures to hunt, it may help combat obesity and stave off type 2
The surprising health benefits of Pokemon Go
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
in search of creatures to hunt, it may help combat obesity and stave off type 2 diabetes, says Dr Deidre Harrington of the University of Leicester Participants will train three to five times a week for 30 minutes on the augmented-reality... Read more
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Medical News Today
New asthma pill reduces troublesome symptomsshows promise in significantly reducing the severity of asthma. The research w
New asthma pill reduces troublesome symptoms
Medical News Today / Posted 23 days ago
shows promise in significantly reducing the severity of asthma. The research was led by Prof. Chris Brightling, from the University of Leicester in the U.K., who says the pill "could be a game changer for future treatment of asthma." The results... Read more
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Newsmax
Asthma Pill Hailed in Early TestFriday. "This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma,
Asthma Pill Hailed in Early Test
Newsmax / Posted 23 days ago
Friday. "This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma," said Chris Brightling, a professor at the University of Leicester, central England, who led the study. Asthma is a long-term disease in which the immune system in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
New asthma pill hailed in early trialsFriday. “This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma,
New asthma pill hailed in early trials
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
Friday. “This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma,” said Chris Brightling, a professor at the University of Leicester, central England, who led the study. Asthma is a long-term disease in which the immune system in the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Asthma pill hailed in early testFriday. "This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma,
Asthma pill hailed in early test
iafrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Friday. "This new drug could be a game-changer for future treatment of asthma,” said Chris Brightling, a professor at the University of Leicester, central England, who led the study. Asthma is a long-term disease in which the immune system in the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New drug could help decrease symptoms of asthmacould be a game changer for future treatment of asthma" - Professor Chris Brigh
New drug could help decrease symptoms of asthma
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
could be a game changer for future treatment of asthma" - Professor Chris Brightling, NIHR Senior Research Fellow at the University of Leicester The first new asthma pill for nearly 20 years has the power to significantly reduce the severity of... Read more
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