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Department of Health to remove NHS staff safety body

NHS Protect will be ending its security management operations in hospitals by April this year, under order of the Department of Health, ...

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Finding the public's lost faith in science

In the famous words of Michael Gove, the public has “had enough of experts." A similar sentiment has been attributed to the ...

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Mobile app officially approved as form of contraception

A mobile fertility app has been granted medical approval to be used as female contraception within the European Union. The Natural Cycles app, ...

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Department of Health to remove NHS staff safety

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 1
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Finding the public's lost faith in science

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 2
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Mobile app officially approved as form of contraception

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 3
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Department of Health to remove NHS staff safety body

Another threat to the future of the flailing NHS has come as the body focussed on the safety of doctors is to be removed, despite a recent increase in attacks by patients

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Finding the public’s lost faith in science

Academics come together to discuss the issues surrounding public trust in science and ways to improve science communication

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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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Disabling brain cell tap causes neurodegeneration

Researchers from the University of Manchester have found that the deactivation of a neuron tap is a potential cause of neurodegeneration

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Earth Week’s climate change plea

Earth Week’ s climate change panel discussed ongoing climate change threats and their importance in social equality and justice

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Manchester’s Antarctic meteorite hunters

Manchester researchers set for 2020 Antarctica meteorite hunting expedition

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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 Science Festival 2017 announces first headliner

The unique ‘Robots’ exhibition, showcasing the 500-year evolution of robots, is to headline the annual science festival held at Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry

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British scientists advise May to welcome disaffected US counterparts

100 scientific researchers based in the UK have released statements urging Theresa May to be cautious of Trump’s administration, which may severely damage scientific research and data records