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donderdag 8 maart 2018

MRC: Survey finds UK cannabis market dominated by high-potency skunk

Survey finds UK cannabis market dominated by high-potency skunk

The first comprehensive survey of cannabis strength published in the UK for almost 10 years finds that high-potency varieties made up 94% of police seizures in 2016. It highlights the potential threat posed to mental health by a market dominated by strong cannabis.

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New insight into body's response to killer fungus

MRC scientists have made a new discovery that could help in the fight against a fungus that kills around 200,000 people every year and causes lung and allergic diseases in millions of others.

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New blood test could quickly predict if the drug palbociclib will help breast cancer patients

A new study has found a blood test for cancer DNA could predict if a woman is responding to the breast cancer drug palbociclib, months earlier than current tests. Scientists say the test could detect in two to three weeks whether the drug is working.

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Boost your neuro research State-side

MRC is encouraging early career researchers in neurodegeneration to apply for the 2018 MRC-NIH Partnering Awards Scheme. Funded by the Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the call aims to kick-start new USA collaborations and strengthen existing parterships

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Alzheimer's researchers win world's top brain research prize

The 2018 Brain Prize is being awarded to four neuroscientists for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer's researchers win world's top brain research prize

The 2018 Brain Prize is being awarded to four neuroscientists for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer's disease.

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Government position on UK participation in Horizon 2020

The UK government has (March 5 2018) issued a document to clarify the UK's eligibility to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

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