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Honey traps set in the battle to beat killer disease leishmaniasis

Honey traps set in the battle to beat killer disease leishmaniasis | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Robin McKie reports on a British project to control a potentially fatal disease, most commonly spread by sand flies
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Wellcome Trust research project using pheremones to lure and kill sand fly populations that spread leishmaniasis.

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Open access: six myths to put to rest

Open access: six myths to put to rest | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Open access to research is still held back by misunderstandings repeated by people who should know better, says Peter Suber
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Children at Risk Despite Malaria Treatment

Children at Risk Despite Malaria Treatment | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Repeated bouts of malaria may leave children vulnerable to other deadly infections and even cardiovascular disease later in life. Now, a new study may explain why.


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Bubble brains: Scientists plot biological responses that broke the economy

Bubble brains: Scientists plot biological responses that broke the economy | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Five years since the financial crisis, we have had ample occasion to ask the question: what were the people on the trading floors of global finance thinking?
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How people who suffer from cold sores lack key protein that keeps viru

How people who suffer from cold sores lack key protein that keeps viru | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Scientists from Edinburgh University discovered that serial cold sore sufferers lack the Interferon-lambda protein, which blocks the ailment.
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Wellcome - The Spectator

My plans exist in my mind like a jigsaw puzzle ... and gradually I shall be able to piece it together(Sir Henry Wellcome, 1853-1936) As though a neolithic arrowhead he’d…
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Here's a little poem about our founder and his collections.

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Art and politics - can photos of Corby change public policy? - Channel 4 News

Art and politics - can photos of Corby change public policy? - Channel 4 News | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Corby's deindustrialisation left a terrible legacy for some of the town's inhabitants. Artist Mark Neville hopes his latest project will raise awareness of the issue of contaminated land.
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One of our Arts Awards projects has an exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery in London at the moment. Find out how Mark Neville is attempting to change public policy through his art in this Channel 4 News piece.

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The City high-flier who wrote a guide for dementia carers after losing her mother - Telegraph

The City high-flier who wrote a guide for dementia carers after losing her mother - Telegraph | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
After Jan Hall lost her mother to dementia, she wrote a guide to help others in her position
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'Molecular basis' for jet lag found

'Molecular basis' for jet lag found | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Scientist believe they have figured out why it takes us so long to adapt when we travel to new time zones.
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Interesting research from the Wellcome-funded Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute at Oxford University.

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BBC World Service - Health Check: Surgical Safety Checklist

BBC World Service - Health Check: Surgical Safety Checklist | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
The neurological patient with amnesia who contributed to our understanding of memory
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Dr Emmilie Aveling from the University of Leicester explains why a widely promoted checklist to reduce complications and deaths during surgery is no magic bullet.

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A deadly disease could travel at jet speed around the world. How do we stop it in time?

A deadly disease could travel at jet speed around the world. How do we stop it in time? | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Silent and deadly, a virus will leap from an animal to a human and literally fly round the world. Millions of lives will depend on the skills of scientists.
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Dispatches from the Wellcome Trust's Vietnam Research Programme in this week's Observer.

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The ethics of animal tests: inside the lab where marmosets are given Parkinson's

The ethics of animal tests: inside the lab where marmosets are given Parkinson's | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
As a national debate is launched on animal research, Robin McKie meets the London scientists whose work goes to the heart of an ethical controversy
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Thought-provoking article from the Observer this weekend on the ethics of animal research. It's not strictly 'Wellcome Trust in the news' but it's certainly relevant for us.

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BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific, Sophie Scott

BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific, Sophie Scott | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Jim Al-Khalili talks to neuroscientist Sophie Scott about the science of laughter.
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The brilliant - and very funny - Sophie Scott from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging.

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Inside choreographer Wayne McGregor's brain

Inside choreographer Wayne McGregor's brain | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Wayne McGregor is one of the most important people in British dance, and one of the busiest.
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Thinking with the Body - Wellcome Collection's new exhibition opens this Thursday.

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How the diminutive Zebrafish is having a big impact on medical research

How the diminutive Zebrafish is having a big impact on medical research | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
It shares 70% of our genetic code, is transparent and can repair its own heart: little wonder that the zebrafish has become one of scientists' best allies in the fight against devastating disease
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Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute are using zebrafish to model human disease.

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How anti-smoking campaigns should focus on money-saving and health imp

How anti-smoking campaigns should focus on money-saving and health imp | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust research suggests that young people have greater difficulty in learning from bad news to interpret their risk of future events.
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Panda formula milk hopes

Panda formula milk hopes | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
SCIENTISTS at two Scottish universities are pioneering work into developing a
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How researchers at the University of Glasgow Polyomics facility, supported by the Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund, are helping the fight to save pandas from extinction...

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A disease as old as humanity itself: How TB took over the world

A disease as old as humanity itself: How TB took over the world | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
Perhaps no other disease has had such a dramatic influence on art, music and literature. Now science has shown that tuberculosis is as old as humanity itself.
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Researchers at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute contributed to this sequencing study that reveals the origins of TB.

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J&J hunts for dengue fever drugs in tie-up with academia | Reuters

J&J hunts for dengue fever drugs in tie-up with academia | Reuters | Wellcome Trust in the news | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson is joining the hunt for drugs to treat dengue fever - the world's fastest-spreading tropical disease - by linking with academic researchers in Belgium and the Wellcome...
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Exciting news from one of our Seeding Drug Discovery projects. See original release here: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2013/WTP053792.htm

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