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2020

Researchers find way to target cancer while protecting healthy tissue

Posted on Friday 24 June 2022

Researchers have discovered how to target stem cells affected by leukaemia without causing harm to healthy stem cells, paving the way for new, safer treatments for the disease.

Scientists solve problem of industrial waste from sugarcane processing in India

Posted on Friday 13 May 2022

Scientists have discovered how to significantly improve the sustainability of the sugarcane industry by turning a major by-product into a valuable chemical used in food, medicines and cosmetics.

Scientists discover how salt in tumours could help diagnose and treat breast cancer

Posted on Tuesday 26 April 2022

Analysing sodium levels in breast cancer tumours can give an accurate indication of how aggressive a cancer is and whether chemotherapy treatments are taking effect, new research has shown.

Many UK protected areas are failing to deliver benefits for nature, according to new report

Posted on Monday 25 April 2022

Many of the UK’s protected areas are not delivering for nature and are in poor ecological condition, a new report has found.

York academics to lead pioneering blood cancer research

Posted on Wednesday 20 April 2022

Academics from the University of York will use a share of £22m from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to improve our understanding of blood cancer.

York researchers to use physics to transform our understanding of life

Posted on Friday 18 February 2022

A University of York academic will co-lead on two new projects that will demonstrate how physics can transform our understanding of life.

The University of York becomes a new Strategic Partner University with the BBSRC

Posted on Monday 7 February 2022

The university will be an additional strategic partner for the next three years.

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