LMB In The News


Nobelist Steitz: Smart lunches can lead to great science

“At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, 2009 chemistry laureate Thomas Steitz recalled the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge in the 1960s, and how informal conversations helped nurture great science.” More…

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Scientists make brain signal discovery

“Scientists are closer to understanding why early brain development is so critical to mental health and function in the long term. Research started at LMB by Sarah Etherington, now at Murdoch University, Australia, has discovered that there are important changes in the flow of information within the visual cortex during very early development.” More…

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A Nobel prize-winning culture

“Science Careers article talks to LMB Scientists about what makes a successful research laboratory.” More…

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Alcohol damages DNA of unborn children beyond repair

“LMB scientists have identified the precise molecular mechanism leading to the breakdown of the body’s natural defences that protect DNA against harm from excessive alcohol.” More…

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Alcohol may damage a babys DNA

“Excessive drinking while pregnant is known to cause foetal alcohol syndrome, which can cause life-long learning disabilities, behavioural problems and sometimes physical abnormalities in affected babies. Researchers at LMB say that their current study provides a potential biological link between DNA damage and this syndrome.” More…

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Tim Hunt in conversation with Hugh Pelham

“In the third of the Biochemical Society’s video interviews with Honorary Members, Tim Hunt talks to Hugh Pelham about discovering the protein that disappeared.” More…

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Jason Embleton takes to water in boat made of bottle tops

“The LMB’s Jason Embleton has successfully built and sailed a boat made from milk bottle tops to raise money for the WRVS.” More…

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New drug Benlysta in Lupus treatment

“Benlysta emerges as a direct approach in lupus treatment. Developed by Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmith Kline, the drug is based on research done at the LMB and the Scripps Research Institute.” More…

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Heptares and AstraZeneca collaborate on drug development

“LMB spin-out company, Heptares Therapeutics, have entered a four-year collaboration with AstraZeneca on the development of new drugs targeting proteins.” More…

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Honours for outstanding contributions to science

“LMB scientists, Sean Munro and Andrew McKenzie, have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of medical sciences.” More…

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