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New test detects drug use from a single fingerprint

Research published today in the journal Analyst has demonstrated a new, non-invasive test that can detect cocaine use through a simple fingerprint. For the first time, this new fingerprint method can determine whether cocaine has been ingested, rather than just touched. 

Labels on the front of food packaging can enable healthier choices, new research finds

In a new study published today in the British Journal of Nutrition, a team of researchers led by the University of Surrey, has found that front of package nutrition labels can enable consumers to make healthier food choices.

University of Surrey launches crowdfunding platform

The University of Surrey has announced a new partnership with Crowdfunder to give enterprising students and staff the opportunity to get their ideas off the ground.

Launch of new partnership arrangement for future operation of the National Physical Laboratory

Today the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) formally signed a partnership agreement with the Universities of Strathclyde and Surrey which will set a new strategic direction for the future of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL).

International collaboration essential in fight against rabies, new study finds

A new study, published today in the journal PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases has given new insights into the spread of rabies in the Middle East, showing that the deadly disease regularly moves between countries in the region.

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