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Feature on early life iron at sciencenews.org

Laura Sanders, who writes the blog Growth Curve at ScienceNews has just written a great piece talking about my early life iron exposure work, with comments from several experts in the field. Thanks Laura! Head on over here to have a read.

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Tonight’s main event: Testicles versus the brain for selenium bragging rights

The good folks over at Science News asked me to comment recently on a new paper in the Journal of Neuroscience discussing the competition between the brain and testes for selenium in mice, with ballgame firmly in favour of the, ahem, underdog when selenium levels

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Hit us where it hurts, Einstein…

From Homebrewed Tees

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Our zinc in serum research featured in Chemistry World

Our latest research has been written up as a research highlight by the good folks over at Chemistry World, the Royal Society of Chemistry’s monthly publication. Head on over and check it out, and you can read our own write up

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Roll for Zinc Research

Friend of the blog A/Prof Paul Adlard teamed up over the weekend with Kingsley Just to attempt a new Guinness World Record for the most consecutive rolls completed by an aircraft. Kingsley attempted this feat to help raise money for research

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Imagine a world without zinc…

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