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2018 Max Perutz Science Writing Award shortlist announced

11 September 2018

Ten outstanding articles have been shortlisted for this year’s Max Perutz Science Writing Award, the MRC’s annual writing competition

Study of one million people leads to major advance in blood pressure genetics

17 September 2018

Over 500 new gene regions that influence people’s blood pressure have been discovered in the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date. The research was co-funded by the MRC.

Cutting-edge microscope revealed at opening of new £5m structural biology centre

11 September 2018

The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) opened an innovative new structural biology centre today, home to a cutting-edge JEOL CryoARM 300, the first cryo-electron microscope of this model in the United Kingdom.

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