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Human Brain Project wins major EU funding

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Active brain

The Human Brain Project has been officially selected as one of the European Commission’s two FET Flagship projects. The new project will unite European efforts to address one of the greatest challenges of modern science: understanding the human brain.

Community pharmacies could be NHS ‘third tier’

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School of Pharmacy

At the 2013 UCL School of Pharmacy annual lecture, Sue Sharpe, the Chief Executive of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC), presented a blue‐print for community pharmacies to serve as a ‘third tier’ in the NHS, alongside GP practices and hospitals.

Chemistry resolves toxic concerns about carbon nanotubes

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Carbon nanotube

Safety fears about carbon nanotubes, due to their structural similarity to asbestos, have been alleviated following research showing that reducing their length removes their toxic properties.

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