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Archive | December, 2016

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New study unravels critical genes to understand human diseases and support drug discovery

A network analysis of proteins that are most important in responding to environmental signals highlights potential targets for drugs and provides better information on the genetic basis of diseases.  Throughout evolutionary history, there have been genetic elements that have duplicated – giving rise to genes with different functions. These are called ‘paralogs’. They are able […]

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Andrew Watson (3rd right) with fellow scientists and staff from the Govt Office for Science

Scientists spend a week at Westminster

Two scientists from Norwich Research Park have taken part in a Royal Society scheme to bring the worlds of politics and science closer together. The initiative, run by the Royal Society – the UK’s national academy of science – with support from the Government Office for Science, enabled them to spend a week at Westminster […]

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