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Could Faecal Transplants end IBS misery?

Poo. We all do it, it’s a natural bodily function and while most of us find the idea of doing anything other than flushing utterly revolting, the humble poo may be the answer that many sufferers of bowel problems are looking for.

Pioneering work on proteins wins Nobel Prize

his year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work harnessing the power of evolution to develop new proteins used in drugs and medical treatments.

Clean but not lean?

Could commonly-used, household cleaners be making children overweight? New study suggests that everyday disinfectants and surface cleaners might be altering the bacteria in their guts.

Beware the Beard

Have you noticed how everyone has a beard these days? Well not everyone, but face fur is definitely ‘in’. The question for scientists is: ‘do you want that facial hair in a laboratory setting, particularly a microbiological lab?’

The Science of Running

With the running season truly upon us, and several Jumpstarters taking part in a charity 5K in May, we consider the science behind running, and what us humans gain from it (apart from the blisters!).

The rewards of investing in life sciences

Despite uncertainty in global financial markets and around the impact of Brexit on R&D funding, workforce and medicines regulation, the UK’s Life Sciences sector has continued to grow and attract investors.

Jumpstart appoints new sales director

Edinburgh-based research and Development (R&D) tax credit experts, Jumpstart, have appointed Chris Anderson as their new sales director.

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