Lisa Melton

  • Feature

    How to kill your RNA

    2007-12-20T14:51:55

    Switching off problematic genes with RNA interference promises treatments for a huge range of disease - if investigators can get it to where it's needed. Lisa Melton reports

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    Courtroom chemistry

    2007-10-26T12:17:05

    When analysing the smallest traces of evidence at a crime scene, chemistry is key. Lisa Melton finds out how chemists can play their part in the justice system

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    There's more to quitting than nicotine

    2007-07-18T15:20:39

    As England joins the growing list of nations to ban smoking in enclosed public places, Lisa Melton explores the medicinal arsenal that could help to kick the habit

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    Chinese medicine in western packaging

    2007-04-27T09:25:50

    The past decade has seen a global awakening to the truly curative powers of many ancient medicines, from black bear bile to the Asian plant Epimedium. Lisa Melton delves deeper

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    Nicotine rehab

    2006-09-26T14:50:59

    Nicotine has amazing powers as an anti-inflammatory. Now researchers are hunting for a nicotine surrogate that bypasses its nasty side effects, as Lisa Melton finds out

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    Cracking the cancer code

    2004-04-01T00:00:00

    The chemical groups that decorate histones are revolutionising cancer therapy at an epigenetic level. Lisa Melton finds out there is more to genetics than genes.

  • News

    Oestrogen on the brain

    2003-03-01T00:00:00

    Lisa Melton looks at work to extend the beneficial effects of the female hormone oestrogen to men as well as women