Micro-organs to shape the future of personalised medicine
Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but also provide doctors with a way to personalise treatment for patients with diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer. Ben Gruber has more
The United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have called for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine after talks in Geneva. But as Sonia Legg reports the prospect of further sanctions is being clouded by divisions within Europe and big companies.
Britain's troubled Co-operative Group is preparing to cash in on nearly 18,000 acres of farmland in one of the biggest UK land sales in decades. As Ivor Bennett reports, the market timing couldn't be better, with farmland prices soaring over 270 percent in the last 10 years.
THE A-TEAM follows the exciting and daring exploits of Hannibal Smith and his colorful team of former Special Forces soldiers who were set up for a crime they did not commit. Going ‘rogue,’ they utilize their unique talents – and eccentricities – to try and clear their names and find the true culprit.
In cinemas 30th July 2010, for summer blockbuster action – there is no plan B.
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The Relentless Boardmasters is Europe's ultimate action sport and music festival, held over 5 days in the UK's original surf town – Newquay. The festival features the world’s best surfers who entertain the masses on the beach, and the huge crowds at the three music stages where the likes of Plan B, Newton Faulkner and Leftfield will perform.