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A new era in M.E. research: Interview with Grand Challenge epigenomics professor

In March I interviewed Professor Davey Smith to find out what his specialism of epigenomics could bring to the UK CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative’s Grand Challenge and how this method of research could get to the bottom of some of the mysteries of M.E. 160 more words


Research & Development

Wikipedia defines Research and Development, or R & D, as: “A general term for activities in connection with corporate or governmental innovation. R & D is a component of innovation and is situated at the front end of the innovation lifecycle.” 86 more words

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Monthly easy-read M.E. research round-ups

As part of my work as Volunteer Pharmacist & Research Officer for Action for M.E., I write a plain English summary of a selection of the month’s published research papers. 230 more words



In 1985 I was self employed, as I am now, as a consulting engineer.  That year, being my “rookie” year, was one in which I had a great deal to learn.  1,910 more words


What will the Budget bring for businesses?

With two Budgets in 2015 it does not feel like that long ago since we last had a Budget but the next one is not that far away and will take place on  Wednesday 16 March 2016. 142 more words

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R & D

Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: Ye must have faith. 13 more words


Research & Development

Always preoccupied with his profound researches, the great Newton showed in the ordinary-affairs of life an absence of mind which has become proverbial. It is related that one day, wishing to find the number of seconds necessary for the boiling of an egg, he perceived, after waiting a minute, that he held the egg in his hand, and had placed his seconds watch (an instrument of great value on account of its mathematical precision) to boil! 94 more words