From farm to pharm: how chickens are giving rise to anti-cancer drugs

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute have genetically modified chickens to produce medical drugs in their egg whites, and hope this method could one day revolutionise the way in which pharmaceuticals are manufactured. Protein based therapies can be lifesaving treatments for a range of diseases, and are currently the fastest growing segment of […]

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Dinner in a dash

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, especially where food is concerned. In spite of this I’ve realised that I desperately need to cook for myself more after Michaelmas saw me spend a terrifying amount on college food and takeaways. Cooking in a crowded and ill-equipped communal kitchen can be challenging but it becomes bearable […]

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