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New programme set to start transforming healthcare for children and young people

New programme set to start transforming healthcare for children and young people

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190,000 children and young people in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark will see their local health services transformed by an innovative change programme funded by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity and delivered in partnership with King's College London.
How Cell Nuclei Squeeze into Tight Spaces

How Cell Nuclei Squeeze into Tight Spaces

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As cells move throughout our bodies, they often have to squeeze through tight nooks and crannies in their environment, reliably springing back to their original shape. The structures involved in this process are still a mystery, but researchers in the Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics have found one protein responsible for giving a cell's nucleus its durable, deformable nature. These results may explain the invasiveness of certain cancer cells. The findings have been published in the journal Developmental Cell.
Forensic study of 'mutineer' pigtails

Forensic study of 'mutineer' pigtails

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Ten pigtails of hair thought to be from seven mutineers of "Mutiny on the Bounty" fame and three of their female Polynesian companions will be analysed in a new collaboration between the Pitcairn Islands Study Centre at Pacific Union College (California, US) and the forensic DNA group in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine.
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Cardiovascular Division Special Seminar

Cardiovascular Division Special Seminar

Date
2 Sep 2016
Description
Professor Barry Halliwell, National University of Singapore, presents 'Antioxidants: fact and fiction?'
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