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A new role for the brain’s support cells in controlling circadian rhythms of animal behaviour

10 January 2019

Researchers at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology have found that support cells called astrocytes can actually lead the tempo of the body’s internal clock and have been shown for the first time to be able to control patterns of daily behaviour in mammals.

Scientists find a new way to target norovirus family

9 January 2019

MRC scientists have taken a major step forward in understanding how a family of viruses, including norovirus, initiate infections.

New Year's Honours 2019

3 January 2019

Individuals closely connected with the MRC have been recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list.

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