April 6, 2012, by Fraser
29 March – 4 April: The big stories this week
This week’s roundup includes new research to suggest an award-winning high-tech replacement for the paging system in hospitals could free up nurses to spend more time with patients. In other news, scientists have identified a gene in a simple water-dwelling planarian worm that may play a key role in cancer. We also find out how the Writing our History and Digging our Past project is giving local community groups the chance to work with researchers for six months on specific archaeology or history topic. Read on for more
Wireless system to improve out-of-hours hospital care
Replacing the paging system in hospitals could free up nurses to spend more time with patients, research suggests.
Dig into your local history with our archaeologists
The Writing our History and Digging our Past project will give local community groups chance to work with researchers investigating a specific archaeology or history topic.
Trial to test cystic fibrosis lung infection treatment
Major new study will investigate whether antibiotics are effective in killing a germ that causes dangerous complications in cystic fibrosis patients.