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Using Twitter to discover how language changes

Using Twitter to discover how language changes

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Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, have studied more than 200 million Twitter messages to try and unravel the mystery of how language evolves and spreads.
Date:
Thursday 15th February 2018
New evidence suggests a role for Curcumin and related compounds in the treatment of cancer and Alzheimer's disease

New evidence suggests a role for Curcumin and related compounds in the treatment of cancer and Alzheimer's disease

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In a new paper published today in Disease, Models and Mechanisms, Professor Robin SB Williams from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, has identified a way that curcumin may have therapeutic effects and has identified related compounds with the same effect that may provide better bioavailability.
Date:
Monday 29th January 2018
Researchers develop artificial chromosomes which could reverse the genetic defects in people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers develop artificial chromosomes which could reverse the genetic defects in people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, along with colleagues at UCL, have developed a novel artificial human chromosome which could be used to reverse the genetic defect in muscle stem cells from patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Date:
Thursday 25th January 2018
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