All Biophysics


Electron microscopy just became a thousand times more efficient

Added: 3 Jun 2021

Imaging a million samples a second to make electron microscopy a thousand times more efficient, the…

Staying ahead of the bacteria: A new weapon in the anti-bacterial arms race

Added: 1 Jun 2021

In the perpetual arms races between bacteria and human-made antibiotics, there is a new tool to giv…

UKRI funding to bring the public into the heart of five research projects

Added: 27 May 2021

UK Research and Innovation is encouraging people from across the UK to actively contribute to five …

Machine learning to predict demand

Added: 14 May 2021

The impact of non-scientific demand forecasting can be significant for perishable consumables used …

Some like it hot - our May/June issue cover story on thermophiles as biotechnological targets

Added: 28 Apr 2021

Thermophiles are fascinating microorganisms that include fungi, algae, cyanobacteria, and protozoa.…

Designing healthy diets with mathematical modelling and computer analysis

Added: 22 Apr 2021

When it comes to diets, no one size fits all. Now, researchers have demonstrated a the ability to a…

Making music with spiders webs and talking arachnid: discover more at ACS Spring 2021

Added: 12 Apr 2021

Imagine being able to talk to spiders in their own language! Scientists report that they have trans…

Tracking mosquito flight patterns in 3D using digital holography and mathematics

Added: 12 Mar 2021

Researchers have been asked to use large field-of-view digital holography to accurately apply 3D tr…

Laboratory Management: Monitoring the cold chain

Added: 5 Mar 2021

With many COVID vaccines relying on ultra-low temperature storage, Matt Feeny explains why and how …

Mapping neural dynamics: Making sense of mass neuron-generated data

Added: 19 Feb 2021

How do animals process information and adapt to environmental change? New research applies AI drive…

Unveiling the twist in cell-to-cell signal transport using cryogenic electron microscopy

Added: 18 Feb 2021

It seems chemical signals move through cells in a similarly controlled fashion to shoppers moving t…

“Let’s not wait another 100 years to collaborate” appeals President of The Pistoia Alliance

Added: 16 Feb 2021

The breakthroughs in vaccine development that have been achieved in just ten months clearly demonst…

Biophilic building for human resilience and pandemic prevention

Added: 15 Feb 2021

Derived in 1964 by the social psychologist Erich Fromm, ‘biophilia’ means to love life. Here, archi…

Robotic exoskeleton training expands options for stroke rehabilitation

Added: 2 Feb 2021

It must be hard enough to recover from an acute stroke, but many find the physical taxation of reha…

Why cells don't get stuck - generalised cell migration and motility modelled mathematically

Added: 22 Jan 2021

Cell movement has now been mathematically modelled by an interdisciplinary team of theoretical and …

Laser-triggered chemical adhesion for tissue engineering of replacement organs

Added: 19 Jan 2021

Laser-triggered chemical adhesion used to build proteins onto biological polymer scaffolding to bri…

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…