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A fire has broken out in a third floor chemistry laboratory at the University of East Anglia.

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A loss of protein stability has been linked to muscle-destroying disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by American researchers.

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Just like Hansel and Gretel followed the trail of breadcrumbs to the witch’s house, melanoma cells follow the trail of a naturally-occurring molecule allowing it to metastasise in the body.

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Parkinson’s gut origin given boost

A disputed hypothesis which pinpoints the gut as the origin of Parkinson’s disease has gained support thanks to new research from Lund University.

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New type of stem cell discovered

The naïve-like stem cell – a type so elusive it was thought not to exist – has been found by scientists from Bath and Berlin in what they have termed a Eureka moment.

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