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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…

Megalodon babies were born larger than a man

Added: 18 Jan 2021

While 'The Meg' exaggerated its movie magic megalodon, researchers have shown  a baby megatooth sha…

Dire wolves evolved in isolation from gray wolves

Added: 15 Jan 2021

Reality is more interesting than myth, and all Game of Throne fans who fell in love with Lady, Grey…

Interferon-induced ACE2 production shown to be safe and even effective against COVID-19

Added: 11 Jan 2021

While ACE2 proteins are known to be the vehicle used by COVID-19 to enter the nose and lungs, the p…

Successful AI and ML framework for repurposing drug candidates

Added: 8 Jan 2021

Researchers apply causal inference theory and deep learning algorithms to sort through confounding …

Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders

Added: 6 Jan 2021

A team of bioengineers has proven a novel system of nanoparticles can successfully carry three time…

Vital biodiversity collections face drop in specimen deposits

Added: 1 Jan 2021

Kansas researchers argue that expanded biodiversity infrastructure will be an essential front line …

Kinship is beneficial - even for anti-social squirrels

Added: 23 Dec 2020

Never rattle at your neighbours, killing them could endanger your health... if you're a red squirre…

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…

A tale of tusks... or a 'herd of treasure'?

Added: 21 Dec 2020

Not all shipwrecked treasure is gold and silver. One might think of a sunken herd, rather than a su…

Global clinical research accreditation and certification mark

Added: 16 Dec 2020

New evidence-based clinical research certification mark to set a global blenchmark for quality and …

Beware the prehistoric beast of Bristol; Thecodontosaurus' brain modelled

Added: 15 Dec 2020

The beautifully preserved braincase of Bristol's dog-sized dinausaur, Thecodontosaurus, was used to…

Targeted microbubbles for controlled cancer treatment

Added: 10 Dec 2020

Targeted cancer treatment just got a navigation system. A research team from Leeds has successfully…

C21 pill shows clear and significant clinical benefit for COVID patients

Added: 9 Dec 2020

Study shows a clear and significant clinical benefit for COVID patients using an oral C21 formulati…

Science priorities agreed for 2024 lunar exploration

Added: 9 Dec 2020

Planetary processes and polar resource potential prioritised by lunar science team. Researchers pre…

Immunisation cold chain equipment demand already 'off the charts'

Added: 8 Dec 2020

It may be a cold day in the UK when demand for vaccine cold chain equipment outstrips supply capabi…

Virtual Northern MedTech Summit - 28 January 2021

Added: 8 Dec 2020

It's not often you have the opportunity to meet all the important players under one roof - and this…

Successful consortium project releases AI platform for drug discovery

Added: 7 Dec 2020

Once again demonstrating that the power of collaboration presents the best foundation for real prog…

Call for entries: Long COVID co-created science and art installation

Added: 3 Dec 2020

"The stories we tell matter." Relational Space

Are you willing to 'fearlessly explore' the impact …

Extracting a novel biochemical reservoir from between our skin cells

Added: 26 Nov 2020

We're all used to the fact that there is so much more to learn about how our own bodies work, but i…