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‘The right to know’: International Day for Universal Access to Information

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Chris Temple: Partnership Executive at Research Features

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Research Features – Issue 142: Water pirates, STARFISH, and rural Mexico

Wei Yue explores the relationship between hypertension, breast cancer, and the enzyme GRK4 as the enzyme is linked to breast cancer cell proliferation in women. This means it could be a good therapeutic target for breast cancer. Health & Medicine

A link between GRK4, hypertension, and breast cancer

Dr Dongdong Zhang has conducted a literature review of the research into the adoption of various technology that would enable Smart Energy Systems (SESs) to be used in a broader sense, leading to the use of sustainable energy and carbon neutrality in smart cities. Earth & Environment

Obstacles and opportunities for key technologies of smart energy systems

Dr Laura Poe designed a case study to test the efficacy of a biometric credit card, and how good it would be at preventing credit card fraud. Business & Economics

A case for biometric credit cards

Dr Victoria Timichenko researches the use of differently shaped gold nanoparticles in the effort to treat cancer using thermal therapy or hyperthermia Health & Medicine

Using irradiated gold nanoparticles to treat cancer

Professor emeritus Richard Santen started a programme of retired endocrinologists serving under-served areas in Virginia for patients with diabetes through telehealth Health & Medicine

‘Rebooting’ retired endocrinologists to provide vital diabetes care

A typical selection of microplastic contamination including fibres, fragments and microbeads from the riverbed of the River Tame in Manchester. Professor Jamie Woodward has researched the presence of microplastic contamination in UK rivers to understand the geography of contamination and how microplastics enter river channels. Earth & Environment

Microplastic contamination of riverbeds: Tracing the sources and tackling the problem

Professor Hansheng Wang talks about his research in statistical analysis Thought Leaders

Professor Hansheng Wang on the importance of statistical analysis

A flooded town, with a yellow building at its centre. Professor Miah Adel examines upstream water piracy and its consequences for downstream communities, as well as its environmental impact. Earth & Environment

Upstream water piracy threatens communities and environments

Two children are sitting in a kitchen. The boy is eating an apple, the girl is eating a yellow fruit. On the counter in front of them is a large selection of colourful fruit and vegetables. Lu and colleagues assessed dietary pesticide intake and potential health effects in children of school age. Health & Medicine

Dietary pesticide exposure, the metabolome, and a renewed case for the benefits of an organic diet