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Scientists in Cornwall are making a second appeal for people to take part in research that will shed light on the health effects of marine pollution.

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University of Exeter Business School and ACCA offer free business course to people of Devon and Cornwall

A new initiative, due to launch in September, will allow anyone in the South West or anywhere in the world to study business for free at the top ten ranked University of Exeter Business School, thanks to a collaboration between global accountancy body ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and online learning platform FutureLearn. 

Epigenetic breakthrough bolsters understanding of Alzheimer’s disease

A team led by researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and King’s College London has uncovered some of the strongest evidence yet that epigenetic changes in the brain play a role in Alzheimer’s disease.

New study takes the shine off magpie folklore

Magpies are not attracted to shiny objects and don’t routinely steal small trinkets such as jewellery, according to a new study.

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