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Sleep in old age mimicked in mice

Old age affects our circadian clocks, disturbing our sleep at night and increasing how often we nap during the day. Investigating these...

Cilia growth regulator essential for lung development

MRC Harwell researchers have shown how stumpy cilia in mice can prevent proper lung development. This could have important implications for...

Cause of patient’s paralysis deciphered

Research led by Dr Abraham Acevedo-Arozena has determined the cause of muscle stiffness and periods of paralysis in a patient, using a mouse...

Third method for mitochondrial donation

In June 2014, MRC Harwell’s Dr Andy Greenfield chaired a panel to review two potential mitochondrial replacement therapies. Now new evidence...

Microscopy training course a success

We held a new training course on the 2-3rd October, 'Understanding and Using the Light Microscope', which introduced participants...

MRC Harwell at the british science festival

We travelled to Birmingham to run our ‘DNA Diagnosis’ workshop at the British Science Festival on Thursday 11th September, which focused on...

Sleep quality linked to circadian genes

Variation in genes that regulate our internal body clock has been linked to whether you are a morning person or an evening person, how long...

Atmin critical for normal kidney development

Collaborative research between colleagues at Imperial College London and MRC Harwell into mice with a mutation in Atmin has shown how this...

Harwell bioinformatics training workshop

On 17 July 2014, MRC Harwell hosted the training course 'Bioinformatics of Mouse Mutant Resources', which proved to be a great...

Mary Lyon Centre celebrates a decade

The Mary Lyon Centre’s tenth year was celebrated by staff on the 3rd July with tea, cakes and cricket. Staff from MRC Harwell sat, chatted...

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