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Strathclyde tumour testing tool aims to boost experimentation 50 times

Added: 31 Jul 2022

Testing on solid tumour samples could be increased 50 times, say scientists led by the University o…

Protein

Life sciences leap forward as AlphaFold shares the ‘protein universe’

Added: 29 Jul 2022

AlphaFold, the artificial intelligence programme created by AI group Deep Mind has released its pre…

BHF awards team £30 million to develop injectable heart cure

Added: 29 Jul 2022

Research team CureHeart has won the £30 million Big Beat Challenge to develop its injectable cure f…

In silico study sheds light on elephants’ cancer resistance

Added: 17 Jul 2022

Elephants’ ability to combat cancer could help develop treatments in humans and also bolster conser…

Time for masks not musical chairs, health secretary told

Added: 9 Jul 2022

Incoming health secretary Steve Barclay has been urged to reintroduce the wearing of facemasks and …

Lack of sustained hypertension treatment undermines health objectives

Added: 9 Jul 2022

Discontinued hypertension treatment in some of the world’s leading middle-income nations is a signi…

Tributes paid to neuroscientist Sir Colin Blakemore

Added: 3 Jul 2022

Scientists and academics have paid tribute to the late professor Sir Colin Blakemore, following his…

Understanding viral morphologies with next-generation cryo-EM

Added: 26 Jun 2022

With diverse morphologies, our understanding of Archaeal viruses remains scant. Here, Prof Edward H…

Multimillion pound grant aims to find MND treatment ‘in years, not decades’

Added: 25 Jun 2022

Specialists at six UK universities will share a £4.25 million grant to develop collaborative effort…

Pistoia Alliance announces first female president

Added: 25 Jun 2022

Pistoia Alliance, the global body which promotes non-competitive R&D collaboration among leading li…

AI helps detect autistic speech patterns in different language groups

Added: 20 Jun 2022

Speech patterns associated with autism can be identified with the help of machine learning in langu…

How does automation improve lab testing?

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Laboratory results can be instrumental in telling scientists and health care professionals about pe…

Bad dreams frequency could be Parkinson’s risk indicator, suggests study

Added: 10 Jun 2022

Older adults who start to experience bad dreams might be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson…

How can mental health professionals open their minds to psychosis?

Added: 27 May 2022

Effective clinical care for patients with psychosis means understanding the ‘lived experience’ of t…

E. coli K-12 turns 100 this year

Added: 17 May 2022

While not your most obvious candidate for centenary celebrations, Brittany Niccum explains why we s…

Winning collaboration for LIMS implementation

Added: 11 May 2022

Under pressure to safeguard its incoming student body from COVID-19, The University of Nottingham n…

Improving contract lab efficiency and productivity through automation

Added: 29 Apr 2022

As demand for outsourced microbiological testing to assure the food value chain increases, contract…

Rise of the nanopores for DNA sequencing

Added: 29 Apr 2022

Dreamed up while driving, Deamer’s biomimetic nanopores took DNA sequencing by storm. Now, Dermot M…

The voice of the empowered patient is on the rise

Added: 22 Apr 2022

Industry experts agree that patient-centricity should be the overriding aim of global life science …

How to ensure secure biological material transportation

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The correct transport of biological material is a major aspect of modern bio-legislation. Here, Den…