Live demonstration of Social Robotics in Wellcome Collections' Friday Late Spectacular - Body Language Event, 4 Nov. 2016 (19:00-23:00), Euston, London, UK

Evolving with the robots

25 May 2018

Demystifying how social and human-like robots work is vital so that we can understand and shape how they will affect our future, Dr Hatice Gunes will tell the Hay Festival next week.

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The menace of monolingualism

18 May 2018

Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett will speak at the Hay Festival about her research into the health and social benefits of multilingualism.

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Method to predict drug stability could lead to more effective medicines

05 Mar 2018

Researchers from the UK and Denmark have developed a new method to predict the physical stability of drug candidates, which could help with the development of new and more effective medicines for patients. The technology has been licensed to Cambridge spin-out company TeraView, who are developing it for use in the pharmaceutical industry in order to make medicines that are more easily released in the body. 

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How incurable mitochondrial diseases strike previously unaffected families

15 Jan 2018

Researchers have shown for the first time how children can inherit a severe – potentially fatal – mitochondrial disease from a healthy mother. The study, led by researchers from the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit at the University of Cambridge, reveals that healthy people harbour mutations in their mitochondrial DNA and explains how cases of severe mitochondrial disease can appear unexpectedly in previously unaffected families.

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