As Donald Trump denounces the removal of Confederate statues at the heart of a US race relations row Professor Tim Lockley reviews the statues origins
Scientists in the US have altered defective human DNA to prevent heart disease. The success of the trial may pave the way for preventing other inherited conditions from being passed down. Professor Kevin Moffat, School of Life Sciences, saysit's a real step forward for the possibility of repairing genetic diseases in human embryos.
Dr David Webber of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, a researcher of the economy of football, said: "It is an astonishing amount of money - more than twice that Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba last summer and two and a half times that paid to United by Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo.
"Of course, while a lot of people will be discussing whether any footballer is worth *that* much money - let alone how any club can afford it - it does also raises a number of issues that demonstrate the close ties between football, finance and politics."
"I would overwhelmingly welcome the introduction of safe standing", argues Dr David Webber - economy of sport researcher from the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies - after poll shows 88% support from Liverpool fans.
Many people take vitamin C with a view to preventing, treating or helping with various conditions. However Dr Lena Al-Khudairy from Warwick Medical School has found more research is needed to determine whether vitamin C can prevent heart disease. You can listen to her findings here.
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