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With the New Year upon us and healthy living at the top of many people's resolutions, we delve into the greasy world of fats and lipids with our Image of the Week: Pure Cholesterol Crystal 
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It seems like Christmas has come early for some, as a new data protection law was agreed by EU institutions last week. But how will this law impact research and the researchers we fund? Beth Thompson explains: http://blog.wellcome.ac.uk/2015/12/22/eus-christmas-present-for-researchers/
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The last Research Round-Up of 2015! Read about the latest studies we've funded on humour and dementia, understanding conditions of painlessness, and a computer programme detecting antibiotic resistance: wellc.me/1NH903r
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This week, Tim Peake became the first British astronaut to visit the international space station. We took a closer look at space sickness through an advertisement for anti-sickness medication tucked away in our archives (available through Wellcome Images). http://blog.wellcome.ac.uk/…/image-of-the-week-avoiding-sp…/
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One Science: Life at the Interface - supporting interdisciplinary research. How can funders help to facilitate interdisciplinary working? http://wellc.me/1MgxLBo
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How are changing attitudes to mental health affecting the way it is treated? Dr Martyn Pickersgill is our spotlit researcher this week - find out more about his work and what he'd like to have been if not a scientist! http://blog.wellcome.ac.uk/2015/12/14/researcher-spotlight-dr-martyn-pickersgill/
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Take a break from Christmas chaos with our Image of the Week: Milarepa in a Mountain Cave. This particular statue of Milarepa dates from the 18th century and features in Wellcome Collection's latest exhibition, ‘Tibet’s Secret Temple’.
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Our Research Round-Up this week covers Wellcome Trust-funded research in multiple areas and across continents. Read about kidney cancer in the UK, HIV in South Africa, caesarian section in Aberdeen, and malaria in Vietnam. wellc.me/1lnrwXt
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Paracetamol - like you've never seen it before. Find out more about one of the world's most frequently used painkillers in our Image of the Week: http://wellc.me/1YNcGri
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DANCE! For SCIENCE! Check out how you can get involved in the Science of Disco and a host of other events this month! http://wellc.me/1jwKRnl
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