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The most common cause of cardiac arrest in young athletes is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) –a disease in which the heart muscle becomes thickened (hypertrophied).
Offering major new clue to better understand the disease
A Kent team, led by Professors Ben Goult and Jen Hiscock, has created and patented a ground-breaking new shock-absorbing material that could revolutionise both the defence and planetary science sectors.
Researchers from the School of Biosciences have been awarded funding of over £300, 000 from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to develop a new approach to using fruit waste to create new healthy foods, while reducing food waste and carbon emissions.
Scientists at Kent and in Ukraine have provided novel insight into the shape and thickness of birds’ eggs, with references back to Euclid, the ancient Greek mathematician and father of geometry.