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Printing the future: 3D printing and intellectual property

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, Dr Dinusha Mendis is hosting an event which will bring together industry experts, social scientists, policymakers, lawyers, economists and manufacturers of 3D printing to discuss the latest developments and understand the implications for users and consumers.

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Battle metaphors for cancer can be harmful

Media portrayals of cancer as a battle to be fought, and its focus on 'brave fighters' beating the odds, can lead to feelings of guilt and failure in people with a terminal diagnosis, according to research.

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