News archive: Mar 2012

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NIMR work experience student wins international accolade

A teenager from north London who took part in a placement at the National Institute for Medical Research, has won a prestigious award for the work she did while at the institute.
30 March 2012

Cancer genes differ in different parts of a tumour

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that taking a sample from just one part of a tumour may not give a full picture of its ‘genetic landscape’.
07 March 2012

Students question top scientists

Resurrecting mammoths and the effect of water and oxygen in creating genetic mutations were among the topics raised by an audience of more than a hundred students from schools in Camden when they questioned the Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt and his colleague Julie Cooper about science.
07 March 2012