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Author archives: sarahneidler

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    Tumour Heterogeneity and Cancer Therapy Challenges

    June 4, 2016 • Life Sciences, Snippets • Views: 856

    Sarah Neidler explores tumour relapse after initial response to therapy and explains how recent technological developments may help to overcome this problem.

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    How Longevity Varies Across Europe

    March 19, 2016 • Snippets • Views: 1132

    Sarah Neidler looks at the surprising differences in longevity across Europe.

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    Who is your friend – fat or carbohydrate?

    October 26, 2015 • Snippets • Views: 1878

    Sarah Neidler discusses an investigation on the effect of a carbohydrate- or fat-restricted diet on body fat loss.

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    Editing the Genome of a Human Embryo

    May 16, 2015 • Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Snippets • Views: 2461

    The purpose of gene editing is to repair a defective gene which is responsible for a medical condition. Traditionally, gene therapy involves delivering a gene that is missing or defective to a certain part of the body using viral particles. However, targeted

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    Differences in Gene Regulation Between Mice and Humans

    November 29, 2014 • Life Sciences, Snippets • Views: 1530

    Mammalians have around 25,000 genes, but only 62% of the human genome is transcribed in one or more cell types . Considering this, it’s possible to understand that the performance of a cell is not only determined by its gene set, but rather by which genes

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    Explorathon Videos V

    October 27, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1246

    The GIST at Explorathon’14, interviewing researchers and giving them the opportunity to explain their research in 1 minute. As 2 500 members of the public descended on the Glasgow Science Centre to hear about cutting edge European research, we asked

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    Explorathon Videos IV

    October 21, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1154

    The GIST at Explorathon’14, interviewing researchers and giving them the opportunity to explain their research in 1 minute. As 2 500 members of the public descended on the Glasgow Science Centre to hear about cutting edge European research, we asked

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    Explorathon Videos III

    October 17, 2014 • Multimedia, Videos • Views: 1208

    The GIST at Explorathon’14, interviewing researchers and giving them the opportunity to explain their research in 1 minute. As 2 500 members of the public descended on the Glasgow Science Centre to hear about cutting edge European research, we asked