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August Research News

Breast cancer cells' sugar craving is target for new type of treatment.
1 August 2013
A new way to target a breast cancer cells’ appetite for over-indulging in sugar, that could provide an alternative treatment for chemotherapy resistant breast cancer, is being developed by Breast Cancer Campaign scientists at the University of Southampton.

Gold ‘nanoprobes' hold the key to treating killer diseases.
7 August 2013
Researchers at the University of Southampton, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Cambridge, have developed a technique to help treat fatal diseases more effectively. Dr Sumeet Mahajan and his group at the Institute for Life Sciences at Southampton are using gold nanoprobes to identify different types of cells, so that they can use the right ones in stem cell therapies.

Engineers gain new insight into turbulence that could lead to significant global energy savings.
7 August 2013
Scientists have developed a new understanding of how turbulence works, which could help to optimise vehicle performance and save billions in global energy costs.

Setting the scene for new disaster management.
8 August 2013
Global internet outage, a virus outbreak and global warming are just some of the hypothetical disaster scenarios set to be created by an unusual collaboration between researchers at the University of Southampton and newly-appointed Leverhulme artists-in-residence.

New hope for improved TB treatments.
8 August 2013
Researchers at the University of Southampton have identified new markers of tuberculosis (TB) that may help in the development of new diagnostic tests and treatments.

Funding boost to help tackle major health challenges in the South.
9 August 2013
Health researchers from Southampton have been given £9million to help them tackle some of the South’s most pressing health problems.

Study finds cost of future flood losses in major coastal cities could be over $50 billion by 2050.
19 August 2013
Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050.

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