All Medical/Health


CERN takes on Covid-19

Added: 9 Apr 2020

The World’s biggest experiment, CERN, has established a task force to identify and support contribu…

Inflatable lab for fast COVID-19 testing

Added: 9 Apr 2020

As many countries rapidly build-up screening and testing infrastructure for Covid-19, a Chinese ins…

Antibody from SARS epidemic reacts with Coronavirus

Added: 9 Apr 2020

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potent…

We need to talk about live wet-markets

Added: 6 Apr 2020

How do we make sure this doesn’t happen ever again? How do we reduce novel zoonotics in our species…

Coronavirus – is it just “a type of ‘flu”?

Added: 2 Apr 2020

The virology, genomics, epidemiology and medical response – Chief Virology Examiner at the Institut…

Consortium to develop COVID-19 vaccine

Added: 2 Apr 2020

University of Oxford researchers working in an unprecedented vaccine development effort to prevent …

Investment to map COVID-19

Added: 24 Mar 2020

The government have announced a £20 million investment to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves by u…

Seed funding for oncology drug developer

Added: 24 Mar 2020

A biotechnology company focused on the treatment of cancer has announced an additional £1 million s…

Medtech funding for implant company

Added: 24 Mar 2020

A Newcastle medtech company has secured nearly £250,000 in funding from Innovate UK to further its …

Shining a light on diabetes

Added: 17 Mar 2020

The complexity of glycogen storage diseases like diabetes means a reductionist approach just won’t …

Does gene therapy put safety second?

Added: 15 Mar 2020

The delivery of gene therapies relies almost entirely on viral vectors. So, when it comes to the pr…

Enemy at the gates

Added: 4 Mar 2020

As coronavirus continues to spread around the globe and vaccine hesitancy threatens the return of l…

Graphene device bridges the terahertz gap

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Researchers have used graphene to create a device which will unlock the elusive terahertz wavelengt…

A certain ratio

Added: 27 Jan 2020

Has CRISPR just given us the ability to change the sex ratio in mammals? Dermot Martin reports on n…

Getting into the lab, via the stomach

Added: 26 Jan 2020

Of all the incentives lab supply companies have in their arsenal – there is one guaranteed way they…

Solidified dopamine

Added: 14 Jan 2020

This mesmerizing image was captured using polarized light, giving little droplets of solidified dop…

NHS must research more for patient safety

Added: 8 Jan 2020

A New report from The Academy of Medical Sciences suggests that patient care is in jeopardy because…

Time to be selective

Added: 15 Dec 2019

As the AMR crisis looms large, we would do well to look beyond classic drug targets says Dr Thomas …

Bioimaging collaboration takes on viral disease

Added: 9 Dec 2019

A new institute collaboration will allow scientists to study viral diseases in greater detail.

Moving from push to pull

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Nothing less than an entirely new model of drug development is needed if we are to create new antib…