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...
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Functional MRI scan

Why are we so fat?

01 April 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...

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Camp Fire

A strange way to share food

01 April 2007

Close scrutiny of the ancient remains of our ancestors’ meals gives us some sense of the development and rationale behind our strange food-sharing behaviour.

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Dr Chris Smith

Dr Chris Smith

01 April 2007

Public engagement with science is top of Dr Chris Smith's agenda. His trailblazing approach to making scientific issues interesting, interactive and informative to the general...

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Tour Hassan, Rabat, Morocco

The palatial language of power

01 April 2007

By sifting through medieval Arabic chronicles from Islamic Spain and Morocco, a picture emerges of how the evocative, but frequently abandoned, palatial remains we see...

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