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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…

Rothamsted turn to harvesting coronavirus data

Sarah Lawton | Added: 13 May 2020

A group of researchers based at Rothamsted Research, one of the oldest agricultural research instit…

AI to map impact of COVID-19 on the heart

Added: 12 May 2020

A joint UK-US research team is applying a pioneering artificial intelligence system to map how the …

Why men are more vulnerable to Covid-19 than women

Added: 12 May 2020

Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations …

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…

Virtual conference on low-carbon lifestyle changes

Added: 7 May 2020

More than 500 researchers from all around the world will gather virtually tomorrow Wednesday May 6 …

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…

Activation of the SARS coronavirus 2 revealed

Added: 6 May 2020

The Infection Biology Unit of the German Primate Center (DPZ) - Leibniz Institute for Primate Resea…

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…

A counterintuitive approach to treating Covid-19

Added: 4 May 2020

A new USC study suggests that temporarily suppressing the body's immune system during the early sta…

A question of reagents

Sarah Lawton | Added: 1 May 2020

At the time of writing, more than 1.3M people have been infected and more than 72,600 deaths have b…

Predicting heart disease with AI

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A revolutionary new medical device that can predict coronary artery disease – the number one cause …

Certified 3D printed face shields for NHS

Added: 30 Apr 2020

Engineers at the University of Nottingham have designed a PPE face shield with CE approval that the…

BIA #TestingMethods2020 Update

Added: 28 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine trials start in the UK, testing scales up and knowledge economy support package va…

Good science communication is vital

Added: 28 Apr 2020

There is no more important time to get science communication right than during a pandemic. But, say…

Targeted prevention of preterm labour

Added: 27 Apr 2020

A new approach that targets problematic molecular pathway to prevent preterm labour and birth has b…

New collaboration to drive understanding of COVID-19

Added: 27 Apr 2020

A new collaboration between Medicines Discovery Catapult, Retrogenix and Peak Proteins will work to…

One step closer to targeted cancer suppression

Added: 24 Apr 2020

A multi-national team from at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Centre and Case Comprehensive…

Going round in circles

Added: 9 Apr 2020

Single use plastics are a staple in the lab – but they are also are part of the plastics pollution …