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Gene edited pigs are resistant to billion dollar virus

Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world’s most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code. Tests with the virus – called Porcine Reproductive…

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MRC Award of £53M to MRC Human Genetics Unit at The University of Edinburgh

The MRC Human Genetics Unit has secured an MRC funding award for 5 years. This award comprises £53M for 17 scientific programmes, including training for 24 PhD students. Hear from Professor…

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Inaugural lecture of Professor Neil Mabbott: Prions - ninja pathogens and immune system hijackers

Prion diseases are a unique group of brain diseases in animals and humans which cause extensive damage to nerve cells in the brain, to which there is currently no effective treatment or cure. Some…

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Academic Support and the Institute for Academic Development

Postgraduate students talk about the academic support they have accessed during their studies and their experiences with the Institute for Academic Development.

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Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

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Bill Gates and Secretary of State visit the Easter Bush Campus

The event included showcasing of work on improving livestock production in Africa and the announcement of a £4 million boost from the UK Government.Bill Gates at the Easter Bush Campus.…

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Vitamin D: hope or hype?

Speakers Richard Mellanby, and Iris Mair, MRC Centre for Inflammation ResearchInterest in vitamin D has rapidly grown in recent years with numerous studies linking a lack of vitamin D to the…

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Inaugural lecture: Confronting the microbial menace in our food

Farmed animals are vital to global food security but can transmit harmful microbes to humans through the food chain.Among these are bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli that cause…

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The Roslin Institute - Open Day 2017 (short)

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Using Wikidata as an open, community maintained database of biomedical knowledge - Andrew Su

Using Wikidata as an open, community-maintained database of biomedical knowledge Andrew Su…

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The Roslin Institute

The Roslin Institute - cutaways

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CVS Symposium, Tuesday 20th July 2017, Keynote lecture: Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD “Evolving Scientific Approaches to the Promotion of Cardiovascular Health”

CVS Symposium, Tuesday 20th July 2017 Keynote Lecture: KW Donald Memorial Lecture Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD: Physician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, USA; Director, Mount Sinai Heart in NY,…

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Adding and consuming citation corpora to Wikidata - Andra Waagmeester at WikiCite 2017

WikiCite 2017 was a 3-day conference, summit and hack day hosted in Vienna, Austria, on May 23-25, 2017. It expands efforts started with WikiCite 2016 to design a central bibliographic repository, as…

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Inaugural Lecture of Prof Conchur O Bradaigh: Lightweight Composite Materials, How Far and How Fast?

Lightweight Composite Materials: How Far and How Fast? Lightweight composite materials, composed of polymers reinforced by advanced fibres made of carbon, glass and polymers, have come a long way…

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Inaugural Lecture of Prof Conchur O Bradaigh: Lightweight Composite Materials, How Far and How Fast? (MP3 Audio only)

Lightweight Composite Materials: How Far and How Fast? Lightweight composite materials, composed of polymers reinforced by advanced fibres made of carbon, glass and polymers, have come a long way…

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