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Serena Holloway

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Controversy: Animal testing

This week, Senior Science & Technology Reporter, Serena Holloway, tackles the ongoing debate on animal testing in pharmaceutical development

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Manchester drug testing lab accused of manipulating police evidence

Hundreds of people may have been wrongly prosecuted as investigation reveals manipulation of 500 drug test results in a forensic lab in Manchester

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Mobile app officially approved as form of contraception

A new mobile app, called Natural Cycles, has been found to be just as effective as the contraceptive pill, without any of the side effects

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Smokers have 72 per cent risk of fatal lung disease

A new study finds that smokers with specific genes have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Manchester reveals world’s first graphene dress

Fashion, science, and technology come together to produce a graphene dress that changes colour when you breathe

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New drug cocktail provides hope for Leukaemia therapy

A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Manchester has revealed a potentially more effective treatment for leukaemia

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New developments in Alzheimer’s treatment

A team of scientists at Imperial College London have revealed that they successfully used gene therapy to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s Disease in mice