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The battle to stay ahead of flu

The battle to stay ahead of flu | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
For the past century experts at the Medical Research Council (MRC) have been studying the flu virus to develop new vaccines.
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Trial to cure blindness to begin

Trial to cure blindness to begin | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
Clinical trials in London could soon begin in a project aimed at restoring sight for some patients.
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MRC Centenary | MRC Centenary poll

MRC Centenary | MRC Centenary poll | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
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To mark the Centenary year of the Medical Research Council, we surveyed a range of people in the public eye – scientists and non-scientists alike – and asked two important questions:

 

Q1: What medical advance from the past 100 years has had the greatest impact?

Q2: What do you think will be the most important medical discovery in the next 100 years?

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Strictly Science: Future Debate

Over the past 100 years we’ve made huge leaps forward in medical research, from understanding the causes of diseases such as TB and rickets and finding ways to cure…
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Prof Ian Deary, CCACE Director talks about his hopes for the future of science: Strictly Science

CCACE Director Ian Deary answers the question "If you fell asleep and woke up at some point in the next century, what year would you choose, and what would t...
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Tweet from @MRCcomms

Tweet from @MRCcomms | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
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12ft inflatable lungs spotted on London’s Southbank... @KingsCollegeLon @asthmauk http://mrc.io/17oUrlg #100MRC pic.twitter.com/HjseY7gIdi
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MRC Centre celebrates fifth anniversary - YouTube

A video to celebrate the five-year-anniversary of Cardiff University's MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, which highlights its world-lead...
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Does the Wisdom of Age Trump the Speed of Youth - YouTube

CCACE MRC Centenary Debate This entertaining debate, featuring Sally Magnusson and veteran MP Sir Tam Dalyell marks 100 years of the Medical Research Council...
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In pictures: the MRC Centenary Festival

In pictures: the MRC Centenary Festival | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
Last weekend we kicked off our Centenary Open Week with a festival at London’s Science Museum. Scientists from 10 MRC-funded units and centres took part in ‘Life: A healthy game of chance and choic...
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A century of fighting diseases

A century of fighting diseases | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
The impact of its research has been seen across the world and this year the London-based Medical Research Council (MRC) is celebrating its centenary.
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The Story of César Milstein and Monoclonal Antibodies: Introduction

The Story of César Milstein and Monoclonal Antibodies: Introduction | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
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Tweet from @Beccatheleigh

Tweet from @Beccatheleigh | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
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Very proud to work for such an inspiring organisation in our centenary year @MRCcomms#100mrcpic.twitter.com/zwil2VVq6O

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The greatest medical advance: will it be antibiotics or a dose of the unexpected? | The Times

The greatest medical advance: will it be antibiotics or a dose of the unexpected? | The Times | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
Medical Research Council marks its centenary with a poll asking nominations for the biggest advance in medicine since 1913
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Well she does qualify for a bus pass ... the Queen hops on a single decker as she tours Cambridge 'Nobel Peace Factory' (and true to form, it turned up 15 minutes late)

Well she does qualify for a bus pass ... the Queen hops on a single decker as she tours Cambridge 'Nobel Peace Factory' (and true to form, it turned up 15 minutes late) | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
The visit marked the official opening by the Queen of the institute's new £212 million building which provides better facilities and equipment for the 600 scientists and support staff.
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Queen tours 'Nobel Prize factory'

Queen tours 'Nobel Prize factory' | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
The Queen has toured a world-leading research institute in Cambridge dubbed the "Nobel Prize factory".

Peering down a powerful microscope to look at tiny mice eggs, the Queen appeared fascinated as scientists explained their work trying to discover why some women trying to conceive produce abnormal eggs.

About 10 perfectly circular mice eggs had been readied for viewing by Dr Melina Schuh and her team from the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge.
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BBC Radio 4 - Material World, MRC; Snails; Applause

BBC Radio 4 - Material World, MRC; Snails; Applause | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
Quentin Cooper looks back at 100 years work of the MRC.
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VIDEO - Liverpool celebrates 100 years of the Medical Research Council - University of Liverpool News

VIDEO - Liverpool celebrates 100 years of the Medical Research Council - University of Liverpool News | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have celebrated 100 years of the Medical Research Council (MRC) at a public event at the Victoria Gallery and Museum.
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MRC | 100 Years of Life Changing Discoveries - YouTube

The University of Bristol & Life Media UK Present MRC | 100 Years of Life Changing Discoveries
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University of Glasgow :: Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation :: MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research :: Viruses: a century of discovery

University of Glasgow :: Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation :: MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research :: Viruses: a century of discovery | MRC Centenary | Scoop.it
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King's College London: MRC SGDP Open Day

In celebration of the Medical Research Council's (MRC) 100th birthday, King's College London's MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre...
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