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Government reneging on food policy plans, say experts

Benchtop NMR spectroscopy can accurately analyse pyrolysis oils

Cautious welcome to UK’s new Biomass Strategy

ChatGPT could free doctors to spend more time with patients

Machine learning helps manage demand for emergency beds

Mental health of children suffered during pandemic

NHS geospatial app saves vital staff time

Multiple factors delay timely endometriosis diagnosis, study shows

Improve reading skills to help transition to secondary school, says report

Ovarian cancer study identifies key genes for potential treatments

Ukrainian employment remaining stable despite war, study finds

World’s first picture of the molecular machinery that makes cilia beat

Mixing with better educated families improves life chances of lower income children

Personal finances increasingly play second fiddle to personality, finds study

New glass sensors could make commercial nuclear fusion viable

World Water Quality Alliance calls for urgent action on world’s damaged lakes

Loch Leven monitoring data now available through new online portal 

Urine gene test can predict bladder cancer years before diagnosis

Difference between “growers” and “showers” revealed

New technique reduces postoperative complications in prostate cancer surgery

UK study finds vasectomies are even safer than reported

Male or female urologist? Depends how much it hurts, research shows

Advanced imaging may help in clinical treatment of prostate cancer

Digital rectal examination is not useful to early detect prostate cancer

Long Covid smell loss linked to changes in the brain

Neighbourly cooperation can ensure your genes survive, new research finds

Wildlife recording is good for people, as well as for science

UK’s Overseas Territories at risk from wide range of invasive species

New study shows gap between rich and poor has increased more quickly in the US than in Europe

Split-second of evolutionary mutation could have led to mammals, says UCL researcher

New therapy for bile duct cancer extends patients’ lives

More effective protected areas needed to halt biodiversity loss

COVID-19 increased the vulnerability of people living with obesity

Signal processing algorithms improved turbulence in free-space optic tests

Mountain ecosystems should be prioritised in biodiversity policies

Brexit changes caused 22.9% slump in UK-EU exports into Q1 2022

Less intensively managed grasslands have better soil health

Low-traffic neighbourhoods reduce pollution in surrounding streets

Half of replanted tropical trees don’t survive, new study finds

Trial shows benefits of two forms of ankle surgery for osteoarthritis

New gene therapy could lead to treatments for immune system errors

SME competition offers Franklin expertise for research challenge

Simple 20-20-20 screen rule really does help with eye strain, research shows

Much-loved ladybirds overlooked by conservation efforts

Smart technology aids research into a nationally important seabird colony

Potential long-term treatment for asthma found

Ey up! Northern dialects are holding their own, study shows

Could eating fruit more often keep depression at bay?

New imaging technology less accurate than MRI at detecting prostate cancer, trial shows

Atezolizumab translates into survival benefit for bladder cancer patients with ctDNA positivity

Only through international cooperation can AI improve patient lives

Machine learning goes with the flow

New research supports risk-based prostate cancer screening  

Gut microbes differ in men with prostate cancer

University of York offers beginner course in Ukrainian for refugee hosts

Single brain scan can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

AI traffic light system could make traffic jams a distant memory

Dual membrane offers hope for long-term energy storage

Kisspeptin hormone can enhance human bone activity

Trial identifies most effective breathing support for children in intensive care

Nuclear energy research to address barriers to innovation

Antibacterial bioactive glass doubles down on microbial resistance to antibiotics

Less healthy foods and drinks also damage climate

Plastic shields reduce COVID risk for motorbike taxis

New approach provides potential vaccine and treatment for Alzheimer’s

Diet research could cut hip fracture risk

Industry ‘must prepare now’ for green electricity

No “silver bullet” for UK reaching net zero carbon emissions for electricity

Climate predictions build resilience in African tea plantations

Ground-breaking trial cuts pandemic loneliness

Llama antibodies have “significant potential” as potent Covid-19 treatment

Fund future fertility for childhood cancer patients fairly, say experts

Research finds marker to predict prognosis in rare bone cancer

Reducing antibiotic use in primary care may be insufficient alone to curtail antimicrobial resistance

Monitoring proves better than active treatment for low-risk prostate cancer

Beautiful VR setting could reduce pain in unpleasant medical procedure

Obesity increases survival in advanced prostate cancer

New use of old drug reduces risk of kidney cancer returning

New concept drug hunts down late-stage prostate cancer

Testosterone therapy reduces heart attack and stroke

Nicotine by-product can predict recurrence of cancer

Women with incontinence suffer poorer mental health, says new research

Men with low testosterone more likely to die from Covid-19

Unique microscope to film molecules in motion

Black and Asian patients were less likely to attend A&E in the first lockdown

UK’s unique national pancreas tissue bank opens for business

Covid-19 mental health demands could cost England £3bn, model shows

Severe morning sickness linked to depression, new study finds

Closer integration with GP practices can reduce unplanned hospital admissions, study shows

Steroid found to improve survival of critically ill COVID-19 patients

Glaucoma study findings emphasise need for regular eye checks

Engineered llama antibodies neutralise Covid-19 virus

High cortisol levels associated with greater risk of death from COVID-19

Study in twins finds our sensitivity is partly in our genes

Coastal Picts did not eat fish, research shows

Chronic illness in childhood linked to higher rates of mental illness

New study to identify highest risk factors for COVID-19

Antibodies could provide new treatment for OCD

Nanobodies hold the key to imaging COVID-19

Screening of zebrafish identifies gene involved in human nicotine addiction

Sharp rise in NHS negligence claims for lack of informed consent

Immune therapy reduces risk of recurrence in aggressive breast cancer

Help with medication reduces hospital admissions in older patients – study

Foot-and-mouth-disease virus could help target the deadliest cancer

Back to school for new teaching technique

Pulling the plug on calcium pumps in pancreatic cancer

UK urine test that can detect early-stage pancreatic cancer starts clinical study

Bones of Roman Britons provide new clues to dietary deprivation

Genetic factors influencing adult obesity take effect in early childhood

‘Electrochemotherapy’ shows promise as potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

‘Promising’ antibody therapy extends survival in mice with pancreatic cancer

How can you reliably spot a fake smile? Ask a computer

New drug compound could tackle major life-limiting kidney disease

New research building at Harwell will be unique in UK

New technology to revolutionise drug development

Study uncovers key step in cell protein production

Obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities

Half a face enough for recognition technology

Protein ‘spat out’ by cancer cells promotes tumour growth

New diagnostic clues found for life limiting lung condition

Scientists expose hidden risks of diarrhoeal disease

Fibres from old tyres can improve fire resistance of concrete

Marine bacterium sheds light on control of toxic metals

What happens when bombs explode?

Mysteries of the primrose unravelled

How catnip makes the chemical that causes cats to go crazy

Amazon turtle populations recovering well thanks to local action

‘Universal’ blood test for earlier diagnosis of cancer moves closer to market

Anti-psychotic drug could treat aggressive breast cancer

From the Kia Oval to Lord’s, 200 times! Mark’s 1000-mile run tribute to his dad

Stepfathers’ ‘Cinderella effect’ challenged by new study

Searching for new bridge forms that can span further

Previously grainy wheat genome comes into focus

Nanoparticle therapy could deliver double blow to cancer

Genetic ‘toolkit’ helps periwinkles gain advantage on the seashore

Cannabinoid improves survival rates of mice with pancreatic cancer

Faster photons could enable total data security

How a Mediterranean diet could reduce osteoporosis

City-level action is the right way to tackle emissions, study shows

Devastating plant virus is revealed in atomic detail

Deadly behaviour-modifying weapon identified in insect-world chemical arms race

Can business uphold human rights without breaking the law?

Antarctic seals can help predict ice sheet melt

‘Bi-sexual’ beetles are simply inept, new study finds

New diagnostic technique picks up the S in vision

Trichomonosis discovered amongst myna birds in Pakistan

UEA research paints underwater pictures with sound

Is your smile male or female?

Ancient DNA reveals impact of the “Beaker Phenomenon” on prehistoric Europeans

Countries with greater gender equality have a lower percentage of female STEM graduates

Parasite mimics human proteins to provide ‘ready meals’ from the gut

Proceed to checkout? Not on your mobile, say researchers

New ‘checkpoint’ model that could identify potential drugs to treat genetic disorders

Sporting heroes may not have elite vision

UK great tits may be adapting their beaks to birdfeeders

Lawyers and governments can do more for people with disabilities, says report

Ground-floor insulation in homes can reduce floor heat loss by up to 92%

Completing the drug design jigsaw

Prison smoking ban could increase tensions behind bars

Bacterial in-fighting provides new treatment for hospital infections

University of Bradford academics work to transform city services across Europe

Drug hope for acute myeloid leukaemia

Hunger hormone causes appetite to plummet for climbers

New gene therapy treatment routes for Motor Neurone Disease uncovered in new study

Greening the city – a measurement for a mindful environment

Simple step to protect people with type 1 diabetes against heart disease

Dementia survey asks how ready we are to care

CBT could help stress in sport, study finds

Fluid flow in the brain unravelled for the first time

Obese people have lower pain threshold, new research shows

Research targets better support for young people with dementia

Nanoparticle paves the way for new triple negative breast cancer drug

Heart monitoring technology reveals risks for climbers at high altitudes

Mothers are the unseen force behind honour-based crime

Role of rogue protein PAK4 confirmed in pancreatic cancer cells

Speciation is not all about good looks – for stick insects, the right partner should smell good too

Africa trial for remote water monitoring system

New study estimates frequency of volcanic eruptions

Fighting anti-microbial resistance – through education

A new pathway towards treatments for inflammatory diseases

UK’s first liquid gallium SAXS instrument opens in Sheffield

Blocking Ran protein reverses resistance of lung and breast cancers

Global review of research confirms thyroid cancer overdiagnosis

Operating temperature key to polymer-steel friction

Your pictures can do more than preserve the memory of world heritage

Over 750 biomarkers identified as potentials for early cancer screening test

‘Pain paradox’ discovery provides route to new pain control drugs

Gene signature in ovarian cancer predicts survival and offers new drug target

Plant-based vaccine among front runners in search for new polio jab

Detailed digital human models could hold key to future clinical research

Modified flu virus can ‘resensitise’ resistant pancreatic cancer cells to chemotherapy

Nobel Prize winner to start a new conversation in Leeds

Police and academia unite to tackle online crime

New drug hope for Mesothelioma

War-time censorship provides lessons for media freedom today

Dietary supplements could help the elderly get fitter and stronger

World’s first national tissue bank for pancreatic cancer research

Bigger not always better to spot rugby league talent

Cancer drug shows promise for treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Equestrian dress: archaic or part of a rich tradition?

Sheffield researchers launch project to build first complete fly brain model

The solution to faster computing? Sing to your data.

Fighting fakes with the first integral 3D barcode

Neolithic skeleton reveals early history of rickets

Slipping and sliding to major tennis success

Archaeologists plan to bring to life ancient land lost under the sea

Urine test for early stage pancreatic cancer now possible after biomarker discovery

Bomb-proof lining contains explosion in luggage hold of aircraft

New class of compounds shrinks pancreatic cancer tumours and prevents regrowth

Leaky pipes can allow contaminants into our drinking water

Bradley Wiggins’ handlebars 3D printed by Sheffield’s Mercury Centre

3D printing goes high speed and high volume

£10k of prizes awarded to two university entrepreneurs

Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children

Bury nuclear waste down a very deep hole, say UK scientists

Glow in the dark tampons identify sewage pollution

Pants, plants and smart metering technology

Beware the rise of the data oligarchy

3D-printed guides can help restore function in damaged nerves

The first 3D printed wedding bouquet

Sheffield programme tackles engineering leadership skills gap

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