Opera Lwowska

A life on the opera stage

17 May 2007

One of the most distinguished sopranos of her generation will visit Cambridge this evening to speak about her life and career with the world's foremost opera companies.

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Cells make meal of Huntington's disease

08 May 2007

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a novel strategy to tackle neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease: encouraging an individuals own cells to “eat” the malformed proteins that lead to the disease.

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Functional MRI scan

Why are we so fat?

01 Apr 2007

For some people, the urge to eat is uncontrollable. Cambridge scientists have taken us a step closer to understanding the causes of obesity by studying a group of patients for whom overeating is an everyday event.

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French Fries

Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research

01 Apr 2007

Unravelling the complex interactions between the food we eat, our genetic make-up and the environment around us is important for addressing key public health issues. Research at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Collaborative Centre for Human Nutrition Research (HNR) aims to do just this – by combining observational population-based studies and controlled dietary intervention with mechanistic research at the physiological, metabolic, cellular and genomic levels.

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