New research into breast cancer reclassifies the disease into 10 different subtypes
A single breast cancer cell
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The stripes experiment reaches Edinburgh Science Festival
The Science of Stripes
‘So You Want to Be a Scientist?’ finalist Val Watham is at the Edinburgh Science Festival. Together with her mentor, Dr Peter Thompson from the University of York, she’s putting their stripey clothes experiment to the test.
Are horizontal or vertical stripes more flattering? We join them as they gather data from over 500 visitors who are watching and rating videos of people wearing stripey clothes.
Next, Val and Peter have the daunting task of analysing the enormous spreadsheet of data they have collected, before revealing the results in June.
40 years since British scientist Godfrey Hounsfield invented the CT scan
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