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UK's Global Talent Visa supports mobility of scientists and researchers

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Are you a researcher or a scientist seeking a fast route into the UK post Brexit? There's still tim…

Mapping neural dynamics: Making sense of mass neuron-generated data

Added: 19 Feb 2021

How do animals process information and adapt to environmental change? New research applies AI drive…

Unveiling the twist in cell-to-cell signal transport using cryogenic electron microscopy

Added: 18 Feb 2021

It seems chemical signals move through cells in a similarly controlled fashion to shoppers moving t…

Scent detection dogs can smell COVID-19

Added: 12 Feb 2021

A promising approach using cleverly trained pooches might bring big, public events back into play! …

Robotic system outSTRIPs all previous COVID testing systems

Added: 9 Feb 2021

A live laboratory setup in the Netherlands demonstrates that five robots could accurately process a…

Droplet formation at the nanoscale

Added: 4 Feb 2021

It is surprising to find such everyday physics in the nanoscale world of molecular biology, but whe…

Cell shape influences antibiotic resistance

Added: 3 Feb 2021

A broad, curvy shape has a lower surface-to-volume ratio and is less susceptible to surface invasio…

Robotic exoskeleton training expands options for stroke rehabilitation

Added: 2 Feb 2021

It must be hard enough to recover from an acute stroke, but many find the physical taxation of reha…

Meet the baby tyrannosaurs - dog-sized and looking just like mum and dad

Added: 29 Jan 2021

Imagine mini tyrannosaurs running around your legs like collie dogs! They may have grown to 40 feet…

Antiviral coating kills viruses and bacteria for product lifetime

Added: 26 Jan 2021

Can you imagine a world where you wouldn't have to worry about disease transmission from surfaces s…

Why cells don't get stuck - generalised cell migration and motility modelled mathematically

Added: 22 Jan 2021

Cell movement has now been mathematically modelled by an interdisciplinary team of theoretical and …

Roll over Indiana Jones - the modern archeologist comes armed with technology

Added: 21 Jan 2021

Looking into the past never looked so futuristic as it does today, and the Indiana Jones-style ster…

Ousting spiritualist clairvoyance with scientific clairaudience

Added: 20 Jan 2021

Hearing voices can be a serious business - both for those afflicted and anyone they might choose to…

Modelling system evolution dynamics for better ecosystem management

Added: 20 Jan 2021

Imagine being able to stop species becoming unexpectedly endangered in the first place...

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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…