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Air pollution: can we fix it?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
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PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
A final year PhD student got in touch with me recently to get some advice about career options outside academia....
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Overeating: food waste that kills
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Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life