Scientists in our region have found a chemical in opium poppies which is currently being considered as a potential anti-cancer drug.
Biologists at the University of York have discovered the genes that produce a chemical called Noscapine, which in the future could be used to treat patients with tumours.
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The team behind Hull City of Culture 2017 have announced their programme of events for the next six months.
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Beverley Robinson, aged 43, of Moldgreen, died on Sunday as a result of her injuries.