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Eleanor Mackle

Eleanor Mackle is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She is studying for a PhD in Medical Physics and Bioengineering at University College London (UCL). Eleanor’s research is currently focused on building ultrasound compatible models of coronary artery structures, with the aim of developing new blood flow sensors for heart surgery. Previously, she studied Natural Sciences at UCL.  
BioNews Review articles written by Eleanor Mackle:
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Radio Review: The Viking Code – BBC Radio 4
17 December 2018 - by Eleanor Mackle
Nearly everyone in modern day Europe is descended from the Vikings: this was the revelation I discovered when listening to a recent episode of BBC Radio 4's 'The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry'... [Read More]

BioNews News articles written by Eleanor Mackle:
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Loss of crucial protein could explain endometriosis and infertility link
14 January 2019 - by Eleanor Mackle
A protein has been identified as the reason why endometriosis causes infertility, according to a new study... [Read More]
UK surrogates call for immediate transfer of parenthood after birth
7 January 2019 - by Eleanor Mackle
Most surrogates think they should be able to claim reasonable expenses for carrying a child for someone else, a new report from Surrogacy UK has found. They also felt that legal parenthood should rest with the intended parents immediately after birth... [Read More]
Woman sues UK hospital over Huntington's inheritance
3 December 2018 - by Eleanor Mackle
A lawsuit brought against a London hospital by a woman whose father's doctors failed to inform her of her risk of Huntington's disease could result in major changes to the laws surrounding patient confidentiality... [Read More]
Genetic 'reshuffling' by brain cells may link to Alzheimer's disease
26 November 2018 - by Eleanor Mackle
For the first time, genetic 'reshuffling' has been shown to occur in cells in the human brain. This could shed light on the development of Alzheimer's disease and may even explain why current treatments for the disease have been so unsuccessful... [Read More]
Long life has little to do with genetics
12 November 2018 - by Eleanor Mackle
Your genetics may have less impact on how long you will live than previously thought, according to research using family trees consisting of more than 400 million individuals... [Read More]
Children of older fathers have more medical problems
5 November 2018 - by Eleanor Mackle
Older men are more likely to have children born prematurely, a study in the USA has found, while their partners are at higher risk of developing gestational diabetes... [Read More]