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Cancer cells destroyed with dinosaur extinction metal

Cancer cells can be targeted and destroyed with the metal from the asteroid that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, according to new research by an international collaboration between the University of Warwick and Sun Yat-Sen University in China.

Wed 08 November 2017, 16:11 | Tags: cancer research

Two Wolfson Awards for Skin Cancer Research & Digital Cancer Imaging

Two University of Warwick academics have been recognised by the Royal Society’s Wolfson Merit Award scheme, awarded to outstanding scientists to support their research careers at UK universities.

Dr Emma Pickwell-MacPherson, of the Ultrafast and Terahertz Photonics Group in the Department of Physics, and Professor Nasir Rajpoot, an expert in cancer histology image analysis, will receive additional funding to support their research at Warwick over the next five years.

Wed 27 September 2017, 10:42 | Tags: skin cancer, pathology, cancer research

Cells programmed like computers to fight disease

Led by Professor Alfonso Jaramillo in the School of Life Sciences, new research has discovered that a common molecule - ribonucleic acid (RNA), which is produced abundantly by humans, plants and animals - can be genetically engineered to allow scientists to program the actions of a cell.

Tue 19 September 2017, 15:02 | Tags: cancer research

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