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New medication curated to fight off superbugs has potential to become available through the NHS in England. 

5 April 2022

It’s a step in the right direction for wearable health technologies. Researchers at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) have produced a flexible, stretchable computing chip that absorbs information by replicating the human brain.

08 August 2022

July’s high temperatures have drawn attention to the increasing urgency to handle the climate crisis before it’s too late.

03 August 2022

Both GSK and Sanofi have detected positive efficacy data from the co-developed vaccine focusing on the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

02 August 2022

Both GSK and Sanofi have detected positive efficacy data from the co-developed vaccine focusing on the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

27 June 2022

Analysts from The University of Texas at Austin state that in Nature Microbiology the initial discovery of viruses infecting a group of microbes that could include the ancestors of all complex life.

28 June 2022

A new group of researchers are arguing that conventional evolutionary theory needs a serious overhaul very soon.

28 June 2022

For the first time, the movement of carbon atoms on the surface of the nanomaterial graphene was tested recently.

27 June 2022

Researchers have known for a long time now that memory is represented by changes in the part of the brain named the hippocampus.

06 June 2022

A regular dose of a diabetes drug to be taken on a weekly basis appears to result in significant weight loss in those with obesity, in a development experts have named game changing. 

05 June 2022

There are 780 confirmed cases of monkeypox in countries places the virus is considered uncommon, the World Health Organization explains.

05 June 2022

Leptospirosis, a disease that dogs can get when they’ve drank water contaminated with Leptospira bacteria, can lead to kidney failure, liver disease and severe bleeding into the lungs.

24 May 2022

Brain mapping involves locating the brain regions associated with different attribute, like diseases, cognitive functions, or behaviours, and is a large field of research in neuroscience.

24 May 2022

Monkeypox cases are increasing in Britain “on a daily basis”, a senior doctor has warned, amid reports that an infant has been sent to intensive care after contracting the disease.

22 May 2022

Between the 22nd and 26th day of pregnancy, a neural tube grows within the human embryo. Once this begins, the brain and spine will expand from the tube.

03 May 2022

Individuals with Parkinson’s disease, as well as their doctors, face a lot of uncertainty, especially when finding the answer to how DBS relieves the motor symptoms patients experience.

03 May 2022

Researchers have grown the first ever lunar soil plants – which is a monumental step in making long-term stays on the moon more likely.

13 May 2022

US discovery found an 80% reduction of COVID-19 deaths in highly vaccinated communities – tested in 2,558 counties.

03 May 2022

Scientists can find new developments in drugs and how they work, even up to half a century after they are discovered.

03 May 2022

Schizophrenia starts in the later stages of life or early in adulthood and affects around 1 in 300 people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.

29 April 2022

New medication curated to fight off superbugs has potential to become available through the NHS in England. 

5 April 2022

Researchers have found that the appliance which protein DELE1 detects organelle stress. This presents an opportunity to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

5 April 2022

Objects such as viruses, semiconductor devices and atoms can be detected under an electron microscopy. The electron beam is then sized to an atom, which is crucial for a successful the multidimensional resolution.

12 April 2022

FUJIFILM have successfully finished their multi-hundred million possession of Atara Biotherapeutics’ manufacturing facility in Thousand Oaks, California devoted to cell therapy.

5 April 2022

A recently published paper about Prof. MENG Guowen’s group at the Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences has curated an electrocatalytic substance to decrease the amount of nitrate in water to nitrogen gas which brings hope in order to degrade the concentration of nitrogen in the water.

5 April 2022

Research shows a data set which details surrounding COVID-19 vaccine deliveries and wastage in America, aiming to prompt new data analysis in order to improve vaccination efforts for years to come.

4 April 2022

New studies show that a treatment for Alzheimer’s might also help to improve the wellbeing of those with Down Syndrome.

30 March 2022

Researchers were able to use the drug successfully in order to eradicate MRSA, which is impenetrable to many widely known antibiotics. This test was carried out on mice, which will hopefully mean this could pave the way for humans as well.

29 March 2022

The procurement of manufacturing and development is quickly starting to become the norm across the entire pharmaceutical industry on a global scale.

21 March 2022

Saliva samples identify the SARS-CoV-2 virus much faster than nasal swab testing. The research was inspired by the issues caused in the early stages of the pandemic

22 March 2022

Many years of hard work in the laboratory have proven how a marine bacterium creates a powerful anticancer molecule. For the first time, scientists now know the enzyme-driven process that activates the molecule.

22 March 2022

We know that allergies are widespread, often with a complex diagnosis and often leaving an unclear prospect of success. University of Bern and Inselspital, Bern University Hospital researchers have curated a test that drastically eases the diagnosis of allergies along with a trustworthy prediction for the success of a therapy.

22 March 2022

Those aged 75 and above, residents in care and those with lower immune systems can book an additional booster jab in the UK.

15 March 2022

Piezo1 is key to assemble muscle stem cells’ own shapes and responses to injuries, it’s low in supply in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

21 March 2022

Inger Heimdal began to study the coronavirus in children in 2014, and at the time, the virus didn’t sound very interesting as it was considered harmless.

21 March 2022

P53 protein shields our cells from cancer and is a unique target for cancer treatments. However, it breaks down rapidly in the cell.

15 March 2022

Bilal Haider is exploring how different parts of the brain work together for visual perception. This could aid researchers knowledge as to whether neural activity “traffic jams” underlie all kinds of visual impairments.

14 March 2022

The first of India’s mobile biosafety level 3 labs has been announced and was established to help with the detection of potential outbreaks of infectious diseases.

9 March 2022

Researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney have developed a new DNA test in collaboration with Australia, UK and Israel, have been shown how to identify a range of hard-to-diagnose neurological and neuromuscular genetic diseases faster and more-accurately than existing tests.

7 March 2022

Researchers devised a strain of bacteria to fractionate carbon dioxide (CO2), converting it into frequently used chemicals.

7 March 2022

Vrije Universiteit Brussel students from the Human Physiology and Sports Physiotherapy research group have shown that physical exhaustion influences an athlete’s brain when performing a functional balance test.

7 March 2022

Scientists have tested using sound waves to turn stem cells into bone cells, in a tissue engineering advance that could help patients regrow bone lost to cancer or degenerative disease in the future.

22 February 2022

The UK are a world leader in free coronavirus testing, and have been throughout the whole pandemic. Day-to-day, it runs around 300,000 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests, and just shy of a million people take LFTs (lateral flow tests), at no charge.

18 February 2022

A woman in the US is thought to have become the third person, and first woman cleared of HIV following a novel stem cell transplant treatment, researcheres have discovered.The middle-aged woman was treated with a transplant of stem cells from umbilical cord blood, according to CNN.

16 February 2022

New studies led by scientists at Yale Cancer Center and the University of Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Center shows ixabepilone plus bevacizumab (IXA+BEV) is a well-authorised, successful blend for treatment of platinum/taxane-resistant ovarian cancer compared to ixabepilone (IXA) alone.

16 February 2022

Researchers from Harvard University have engineered an artificial fish whose tail is powered by the cells of a human heart, a unique proposal that has ignited hopes for the future of cardiac research.

15 February 2022

A study further examining two of the first leukemia patients to be given CAR-T immunotherapy 10 years ago has shown they remain cancer free, experts are set to declare them cured by the therapy.

2 February 2022

CAMBRIDGE, MA — Like many other vaccines, RNA vaccines must be injected, which can be an issue for people who fear needles. Now, a team of MIT researchers have developed a way to deliver RNA in a capsule that can be swallowed, which they are hoping could help make people more receptive to them.

1 February 2022

Extra virgin olive oils are very complicated. Here, Prof Chiara Cordero explains the application of an AI smelling machine to analyse, qualify, categorise, and authenticate olive oil and counteract fraud in order to salvage independent European farmers and businesses

27 January 2022

Reinfections – or alternatively, people who’ve had coronavirus more than once have been added to the formal Covid-19 dashboard for the first time, dating back to the start of the pandemic.

1 February 2022

Startup scientists from our Department of Chemistry have cultivated the world’s first advanced laser scanning confocal microscope that can track left and right-handed molecules, also referred to as enantiomers of chiral molecules, within live cells.

2 February 2022

When the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 was initially discovered in November, vaccine makers quickly began making shots against the highly mutated and transmissible virus.

28 January 2022

Radar pictures of Mars’s southern ice cap demonstrated that there could potentially be a lake there – but a new set of simulations suggests that it could be volcanic rock instead.

24 January 2022

It’s one of the largest discovered at that magnitude, explains the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which led the mission. Dr Julian Barbiere, from Unesco, disucssed that there were more of these ecosystems “we just don’t know about”.

20 January 2022

Researchers monitoring the massive A68A Antarctic iceberg from space revealed that a huge amount of fresh water was released as it melted around the South Georgia.

21 January 2022

New studies suggest that molecules released by gut bacteria aid pandas in their quest for weight gain from their nutrient-scarce bamboo diet.

18 January 2022

The lady from Dagenham has hopes that the implant will enable her to do the things she loved again – like painting and gardening.

21 January 2022

The explosive emission of Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai sent a shockwave around the globe. The event actually touched every corner of the globe as the pressure wave spread out in all directions to conclude a full circumnavigation.

17 January 2022

Functions of the brain in patients with Parkinson’s disease improves with frequent exercise. Exercise strengthens connections between different brain areas and it inhibits brain reduction.

19 January 2022

The past seven years,according to new data from the EU’s satellite system, have been the hottest on record. Copernicus Climate Change Service stated that 2021 was the fifth-warmest year, reaching record-breaking heights in some regions.

10 January 2022

Light–matter interactions form the foundation of various important technologies, such as lasers, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and atomic clocks.

10 January 2022

Landscaping work was taking place at the reserve’s reservoir in February 2021 when Joe Davis had spotted something odd poking out of the mud.

10 January 2022

Fake meat is becoming more available in supermarkets and restaurants. This more means more vegan alternatives are sure to be on the way.

9 December 2021

A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, shows that pesticides directly affect bee health, as well as effects from past exposure that can carry over to future generations.

13 December 2021

An international team of researchers have developed a new method to pinpoint which proteins are most critical in our cells for increasing sugar absorption after exercise – a benefit of exercise that can help keep up good blood sugar levels.

13 December 2021

There’s not a lot of positives when it comes to what can be said about asthma, a breathing disease in which the airways become narrowed and inflamed. However, people with asthma seem less likely to develop brain tumours than others.

13 December 2021

A PhD is often a necessary and exciting career step for many students . It is also a process that comes with a set of challenges – from loneliness, funding issues to suffering from and dealing with impostor syndrome

26 November 2021

The pipette is said to be the tool that gives scientists the most hands-on contact with their work.

6 December 2021

It is acknowledged that non-adherence rates for chronic disease regimens and lifestyle changes average at 50% in countries around the world, with lower rates in developing nations.

8 December 2021

The global growth of hydroelectric dams has had a destructive affect on the habitats of tigers and jaguars, according to a new study.

10 December 2021

Research carried out at University of Toronto shows that adults with ADHD are at much higher risk for generalized anxiety disorder according to a study published online Nov. 16 in the Journal of Affective Disorders.

10 December 2021

Grimsvotn’s last eruption was in May 2011, spraying volcanic plumes 12km into the skies and therefore lead to 900 flight cancelations.

7 December 2021

Studies from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine show that using a topical drug, called AB569, a combination of acidified nitrite and EDTA (or ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) promotes the killing of antibiotic-resistant bacteria while enhancing the healing of wounds in a variety of burn injuries.

3 December 2021

AstraZeneca have invested a generous sum of money into a brand new research and development centre which holds 16 labs and 2,200 scientists – making theirs the biggest laboratory in Britain!

24 November 2021

The research group coordinated by Barbara Mazzolai at the IIT(Italian Institute of Technology) has created the first ever prototype of a soft, biodegradable and soluble Velcro inspired by the micro-hook structure of leaves on the “catchweed” plant (Galium aparine), for use in devices for the monitoring and safeguarding of the environment and in precision farming.

19 November 2021

Wild strawberries are even more highly prized than their store-bought cousin because of the intense aroma and uniquely sweet taste. However, they’re hard to find in the wild, so some companies make synthetic versions of this flavour.

18 November 2021

Diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s are challenging to treat because drugs have to be able to cross the blood–brain barrier. As a result, the doses administered must be high and only a small fraction reaches the brain, which can lead to significant systemic side effects.

8 November 2021

Are you keen to do your bit for the planet? Cut back on sweets, pastries, fried foods and processed meat. A new study published this month shows that reducing these foods in our diet is not only better for our health but also the environment.

8 November 2021

Researchers have discovered a new approach for using visible-light to modify bioactive molecules in chemical reactions, providing a possiblity for sustainable alternatives to traditional methods that could be used in the design and production of new medicines.

8 November 2021

Coffee is the most popular drink in the world, with roughly two billion cups consumed each day. Coffee seeds comprise a combination of minerals, vitamins, caffeine and phytochemicals that can have a myriad of effects on different systems within the body.

8 November 2021

Mushrooms have grown in popularity due to their many health advantages. They are known to lower one’s risk of cancer and premature death, but new research led by Penn State College of Medicine also shows that these superfoods may benefit a person’s mental health.

14 October 2021

Professor Yotam Ophir from the Department of Communication, University at Buffalo says Science is a process. This process is not definitive.

14 October 2021

Plastics are strong and sturdy, but a little sunlight can split them into microscopic pieces and spur reactions, producing new molecules that can end up in the environment.

30 September 2021

Nickel-Electro Ltd. design and manufacture a wide range of products for the education and industrial market including the popular Clifton Range of unstirred and stirred water baths. 

8 October 2021

In a study led by NYU Steinhardt Professor Eric S. Jackson has found that the perception of being heard by a listener plays a key role in whether or not a person stutters. 

8 October 2021

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