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First volunteer receives new Imperial COVID-19 vaccine

Added: 26 Jun 2020

The first healthy volunteer has received a new coronavirus vaccine developed by researchers led by …

Human rights in biomedicine: action plan 2020-2025

Added: 25 Jun 2020

On 24 June 2020, in Strasbourg, the Bioethics Committee launched its new action plan on human right…

Honey, I shrunk the cell culture

Added: 24 Jun 2020

From ‘Fantastic Voyage’ to ‘Despicable Me’, shrink rays have been a science-fiction staple on scree…

First adjuvanted quadrivalent influenza vaccine receives EU approval

Added: 15 Jun 2020

The European Commission has now given regulatory approval for the first adjuvanted quadrivalent inf…

Webinar: Accepting animal-free bacterial endotoxin testing

Added: 15 Jun 2020

European, US, Japanese and Chinese pharmacopeia will include a synthetic substitute for horseshoe c…

Global alliance for collaborative digital health

Added: 10 Jun 2020

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation …

Dose controlled drug delivery via 3D printed electromagnetic capsule

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Doctors could soon be administering an entire course of treatment for life-threatening conditions w…

GSK partners CRISPR discoverer to develop rapid COVID-19 test

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Gene editor turns gene detective: Dermot Martin investigates a successful COVID-19 test development…

New MIT protein production protocol will speed up drug delivery

Added: 1 Jun 2020

MIT chemists have developed a protocol to rapidly produce protein chains up to 164 amino acids long…

Photoactivated enzymatic oxygen transfer

Added: 28 May 2020

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

DIY reagents for COVID-19 testing

Added: 20 May 2020

Researchers in Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick have developed a way to create s…

Re-purposing familiar drugs to defend against COVID 19

Sarah Lawton | Added: 15 May 2020

By Dermot Martin

Drugs with a successful track record against rare diseases occasionally show posi…

What’s your poison?

Sarah Lawton | Added: 11 May 2020

Why are so many drugs derived from natural sources on the market to treat human disease? Venom-mast…

Why all newborns should receive BCG vaccine

Added: 7 May 2020

An international research team has identified the mechanism behind one of science's most enduring m…

Cyber warning issued for key healthcare organisations

Added: 6 May 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a cyber security warning to healthcare organis…

Confirmed: SARS-CoV-2 has not mutated

Added: 6 May 2020

Analysis work from the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research provides evidence that S…

Controlled spherical crystallography for targeted drug delivery

Added: 4 May 2020

Results from a research collaboration between researchers at Drexel’s College of Engineering and th…

Real-time observation of enzymatic processes on DNA

Added: 4 May 2020

Scientists at the University of Konstanz have used infrared spectroscopy to visualise the biochemic…

Novel potential Covid-19 treatments discovered

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A UK-based biotechnology firm has announced the discovery of two separate novel treatments for Covi…

Open-Source AI-derived drug discovery data to help combat COVID-19

Added: 28 Apr 2020

Recursion, a digital biology company industrialising drug discovery, released its open-source RxRx1…