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Beckie Port
Potential new treatment for Parkinson's GDNF, gains new support from major pharma company @pfizer parkinsons.org.uk/news/16-septem…
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It's a far-gone conclusion that eggcorns will brighten up your Tuesday. I'm internally grateful for these crackers theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
You are 3 times more likely to get Cancer than to get a grant to cure it: phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1… pic.twitter.com/xCYafwNGoJ
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"PDs are being trained for jobs that don't exist" @nprnews: Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists n.pr/1qfKRax
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Pranksters set up spoof passport control checkpoint on Scottish border dailym.ai/1qXhaLX via @MailOnline
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Around a third of people with moderate to advanced #parkinsons may be at risk of malnutrition @karolinskainst iospress.nl/ios_news/few-m…
Celebrate #sciart this September - "like nails on a chalk board" featuring Cacophony by @artcoholic blogs.scientificamerican.com/symbiartic/201… @sciamblogs
#QandA is convincing me that better science communication skills are what we need most right now. @QandA
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It's the third & final day of #TEDMED. I'll keep tweeting highlights of talks but will be doing more dot-connecting about what I've learned.
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Dave, oi @ParkinsonsWorm...it's squirrel appreciation day. Here are some squirrely facts -> mnn.com/earth-matters/…. When's worm day?
The Art and Science of Communicating Science (great list of articles) ow.ly/Bnk48 via @AmSciMag #scicomm
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Less than 5 hours of sleep leads to false memories ti.me/1nOphXF
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Google buys Lift Labs, maker of tremor-cancelling spoon for people with Parkinson's ind.pn/1uxsQ9w pic.twitter.com/tjND7iIgKQ
How much does the public support animal research? Depends on the question... bit.ly/1pFxs7T Great piece from @NewsfromScience
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Got to love a 50p coffee from @giraffetweet - best way to start Wednesday. And a small coffee is only £1.25 normally pic.twitter.com/B7MKtp04X1
Greatest fake typing ever seen on a news item vine.co/v/OzzXqAlP29H
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Animating in the digital marketing eva - why brands should use animation wideo.co/blog/animating… #digitalmarketing
LinkedIn, congratulating people on a number of years in the same job isn't a thing. If we tried it'd come off as sarcasm. Stop pretending.
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How neuroscience is being used to spread quackery in business and education theconversation.com/how-neuroscien… via @ConversationUK
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Chill out zones, natural light, lovely soft furnishings, bright colours, you can take your DOG & they have nap pods! pic.twitter.com/3GK8goeppO
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OMG, I think the offices at @GoogleUK are my actual idea of heaven: free gym, masseuse, free restaurant (lovely fresh, healthy food)....
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RT @lily_dwek: "Who needs technology when you have a bookbook." Brilliantly retro marketing campaign from @IKEAUSA youtube.com/watch?v=MOXQo7…
From our first #BSF14 press conf RT @ITPro: Smartphones pioneered for use in Parkinson's disease detection itpro.co.uk/mobile/23058/s…
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In @Forbes today, could wearable technology transform #Parkinsons research ? Find out more: onforb.es/1sY6e21@Michae…
. @PardisSabeti writes about her colleagues who died in the discovery of the origin of the Ebola outbreak. nytimes.com/2014/09/07/opi…
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There's not just science at the @BritishSciFest, @guidedogs are here too with their #talkingbuses pic.twitter.com/X2NtCYy0Zf
Science busker @Cascade21 takes cover from the impending rocket launch at the @BritishSciFest #BSF14 pic.twitter.com/Da2c6xZZTN
Now @ProfBenW is having a go "neutralising" infected cells. Find out how immune cells work: @CR_UK cell trail #BSF14 pic.twitter.com/j2OUklgpVv
Here's @ClaireDJames "neutralising" enemy invaders, but what type of cell is she? @CRUKBirmingham #BSF14 pic.twitter.com/VU6CDqBxIO
Today @CR_UK scientists are dressed up as cells. Can you tell what type of cell @Ed_Strenk is? #BSF14 @CRUKBirmingham pic.twitter.com/FGotQ6MVG0
Our cell images gallery all set up @BM_AG ready for #BSF2014. Open Sat 6-Weds 10 Sept, pop in and see us! @CR_UK pic.twitter.com/uL35M22kT2
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Minister for Civil Society thinks his job is to help me do my job? Great! I've been struggling with purl, Brooks... tinyurl.com/p9lcz5g
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Blimey! Am I the model for Lego lady Scientist? Here is some Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) I made earlier! #LEGO pic.twitter.com/AXCfilAhvn
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Why you need people who are willing to challenge your ideas: on.ted.com/e0JLG
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Accepting but not well-informed - latest results from the government survey on public attitudes to #animalresearch gov.uk/government/pub…
Happy Birthday @Sciencewise, 10 years of #publicengagement. Here are some of the lessons they've learnt sciencewise-erc.org.uk/cms/assets/Upl… HT @AMRC
Name and shame - a list of journals that don't comply with the @wellcometrust's #openaccess policy has been published figshare.com/articles/List_…