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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are ancient frog fossils, even more collisions planned for the Large Hadron Collider, and humans forcing animals to become nocturnal.

Article written by Lindsay McGregor

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include a breakthrough in artificial limb development, 3D printed corneas and finally some evidence that us fast walking Londoners are in the right! 

By Willow Hight-Warburton

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A day in the life (2nd year PhD student)

Hello! I’m Gintare (Gin for short, and yes, I like gin…) and I’m a second year PhD student here at Randall. I work at Jim McDonnell’s lab and we’re curious how the molecules involved in the allergic response all work together. So I get to study both human proteins (a special class of antibodies, called IgEs) and allergens from pollen and use a bunch of biophysical techniques to see how they interact and how it leads to allergic response. 

7:10 am

Good morning, London! Mornings are slow, but it’s always exciting to see where my experiments will take me today, so better get going!

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include crowdsourced brain mapping, ants take the road less travelled (if it’s faster) and big data used to create a brain tumour atlas.

By Gintare Bucaite

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include seeing stars, the brain rewarding us when we do good thinking, and robots in a maze!

By Fuad Mosis

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include a breakthrough in treating neurodegeneration, how fasting keeps your stomach young, and further insight in to how those beers and burgers  might be making us fat. 

By Grace Chan

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include a new age in 3D printing, new microscopes give scientists more clarity and boosting drug production using genetic modification

By Iveta Ivanova

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include a new hope in the battle against carbon dioxide, a British made Mars rover is on it’s way and space diamonds give scientists clues to what our solar system may have looked like

By Federico Dona

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Top three of the week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories include proof we actually do grow new brain cells into old age, a breakthrough in the contagious facial tumors devastating the Tasmanian Devil, and a warning about taking that post-doc position. 

By Brooke Lumicisi

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