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Stem cell cure for badly damaged liver could spell the end to a need for transplants
Mirror
Liver disease: Damage can be caused by drinking too much Dr Rob Buckle, of the University of Edinburgh team, said: “This has the potential to revolutionise patient care by finding ways of co-opting the body’s resources to repair damaged or diseased ...

Study Says Warming Slow-Down Is Climate Pause
reportingclimatescience.com
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh analysed real-world historic climate records from 1782 to 2000, comparing them with computerised climate models for the same timescale. They were able to separate the influence on climate trends of man-made ...

Breakthrough could signal end of liver transplants
Edinburgh News
Researchers at Edinburgh University have repaired a damaged liver in a mouse using stem cells grown in the laboratory – the first time the organ has ever been restored in a living animal using the technique. Their groundbreaking findings pave the way for ...

Liver regrown from stem cells
PharmiWeb
Researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh transplanted liver stem cells into mice with liver failure. They found that over several months major areas of the liver were regrown from ...

Will taking a BTec help or hinder your university application?
theguardian.com
“Straight A stars and Duke of Edinburgh gold – that’s the usually story as ... According to a spokesperson from the University of Oxford, around 30% of their accepted students come with qualifications other than A-levels. While the university admits ...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – Phaedra’s Love
the Edinburgh Reporter
Formed by students and graduates of the University of Glasgow’s theatre department ... Cleansed is also being performed at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ticket prices: £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50 C venues ...

Birmingham acts you can see at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Birmingham Mail
A comedy show with sketches, songs and monologues guides us round Birmingham, the home city of lifelong friends and Oxford University students Kieran Ahern and Tom Dowling. Tom Dowling and Kieran Ahern who have written and are performing the Edinburgh ...

Cell transplant 'regenerates' liver
BBC
Even if half of the organ is removed, it can grow back. The team, based at the University of Edinburgh, has been investigating the regenerative potential of the liver. Normally, the main type of cell in the liver - hepatocytes - is able to restore the organ.

UK and Canada in unique link-up to develop tidal energy projects
Click Green
The project involving FloWave will carry out research in both UK and Canadian waters, including the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility. This facility hosts a one-of-a-kind, 25-metre diameter circular wave and current tank ...

Warming slow-down not the end of climate change, study shows
Deadline News
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh analysed real-world historic climate records from 1782 to 2000, comparing them with computerised climate models for the same timescale. They were able to separate the influence on climate trends of man-made ...



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