All Biophysics


RNA molecules are masters of their own destiny

Added: 22 Dec 2020

How does the cell know when to stop transcribing? What is the purpose of noncoding RNAs? Another wi…

Science priorities agreed for 2024 lunar exploration

Added: 9 Dec 2020

Planetary processes and polar resource potential prioritised by lunar science team. Researchers pre…

Compliant UN3373 Dangerous Goods Regulations sample packaging for COVID-19

Added: 3 Dec 2020

All COVID-19 test samples fall under the UN3373 Dangerous Goods Regulations because they may contai…

Predicting trends in clinical motion tracking technologies

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Read an expert vision of the future where clinicians have been wooed by motion tracking wearables t…

An artificial cell on a chip

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a precisely controllable system for mimicking…

Robots support growth in Medical, Pharmaceutical and Lifesciences sectors

Added: 15 Oct 2020

Mechatronics solutions expert, Simon Jenkins, highlights just one of the areas where robots are now…

Single-step 3D printing multimaterial microstructures

Added: 17 Sep 2020

Researchers have developed an automated 3D printing method that can produce multicolour 3D microstr…

Fast-tracking nanovaccines to fight coronavirus

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Today, there are more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines in the race to mitigate the virus.1-3 Some of thes…

Biomimicry informs better sensors: just add noise

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Adding noise to enhance a weak signal is a sensing phenomenon common in the animal world but unusua…

Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massac…

Improved cybernetics hardware - human interfacing

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Although true 'cyborgs' -- part human, part robotic beings -- are science fiction, researchers are …

Capturing clinical movement

Added: 7 Aug 2020

From gait analysis to neuroscience, Dr Kim Duffy illustrates how motion capture technology is being…

Hydrogel paves way for biomedical breakthrough

Added: 4 Aug 2020

A University of Sydney team of biomedical engineers has developed a plasma technology to robustly a…

Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations: visitors are in safe hands

Added: 31 Jul 2020

The UK Government has recently endorsed the reopening of conferences and exhibitions, releasing a s…

Monitoring COVID-19 plasma viscosity

Added: 3 Jul 2020

A clinical viscosity diagnostic instrument is proving to be valuable in the research and treatment …

Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

Added: 24 Jun 2020

Northwestern University researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living …

How to fast without having to fast

Added: 28 May 2020

As modern lifestyles and high calorie diets drive the UK's obesity levels up, researchers from the …

Tracking the physics of biological cells using nanodevices (video)

Added: 28 May 2020

For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interio…

Photoactivated enzymatic oxygen transfer

Added: 28 May 2020

Researchers at the Universities of Münster (Germany) and Pavia (Italy) have now identified an enzym…

Rats recognise rhythm

Added: 27 May 2020

Musical rhythm has very deep evolutionary roots and is present in some animals, according to a stud…