Our unprecedented ability to collect, store and analyse data is opening up new frontiers in science and the humanities.

Wheat stem rust

Defending crops with maths

18 March 2011

A mathematical toolkit could dramatically reduce crop losses from pests and pathogens, helping to safeguard future food security.

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Cards

Cancer: what's on the cards?

04 January 2010

Scientists at Strangeways Research Laboratory are leading the search for the ‘genetic cards’ that determine an individual’s risk of cancer.

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Data mining

Data mining the complex cancer landscape

04 January 2010

Computational biology is helping scientists to navigate through the data deluge generated from the analysis of cancer genomes.

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Bio Lab

Sharing critical results in the biomedical sciences

10 September 2009

Sharing the fruits of research in the biomedical sciences is critical for the advancement of knowledge, yet with the advent of large-scale data...

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Dr Mate Lengyel 'in search of lost memories'

In search of lost memories

01 February 2008

‘I raised to my lips a spoonful of the tea in which I had soaked a morsel of the cake. […] And suddenly the memory returns.’ À la Recherche du...

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