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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…

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…

Cheers at The Bioprocess Arms - where everyone knows your name

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Cheers to BioProcessUK4.0!

Who said virtual events were boring? The BIA just upped expectations of…

An artificial cell on a chip

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a precisely controllable system for mimicking…

New cancer drug for difficult tumour types

Added: 28 Oct 2020

A new drug designed to counter the effects of an important, but very hard to target, cancer mutatio…

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Diabetes-in-a-dish model uncovers new insights

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Using cells taken from patients with type 2 diabetes and new techniques to convert them into specia…

Ensuring 'fair and equitable' distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Added: 4 Sep 2020

When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World H…

Submit your COVID-19 data to the global vaccine effort

Added: 4 Sep 2020

More than 73,000 users collaborate on a new online platform set up by the European Open Science Clo…

Medicines Discovery Catapult creates a worldwide virtual biobank

Added: 18 Aug 2020

Today, Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) announce the rapid expansion of its Biosamples supply net…

Hydrogel paves way for biomedical breakthrough

Added: 4 Aug 2020

A University of Sydney team of biomedical engineers has developed a plasma technology to robustly a…

Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations: visitors are in safe hands

Added: 31 Jul 2020

The UK Government has recently endorsed the reopening of conferences and exhibitions, releasing a s…

New molecular tool precisely edits mitochondrial DNA

Added: 14 Jul 2020

The genome in mitochondria -- the cell's energy-producing organelles -- is involved in disease and …

New candidate for raw material synthesis through gene transfer

Added: 13 Jul 2020

Cyanobacteria hardly need any nutrients and use the energy of sunlight. Bathers are familiar with t…

Honey, I shrunk the cell culture

Added: 24 Jun 2020

From ‘Fantastic Voyage’ to ‘Despicable Me’, shrink rays have been a science-fiction staple on scree…

Return to work safely: Environmental surface swabbing

Added: 18 May 2020

In light of the UK government’s request for employers to enable staff to safely return to work wher…

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…

Open-Source AI-derived drug discovery data to help combat COVID-19

Added: 28 Apr 2020

Recursion, a digital biology company industrialising drug discovery, released its open-source RxRx1…

Ancient yeast leavens bread

Added: 7 Aug 2019

A 4,500-year-old strain of yeast sampled from ancient Egyptian pottery has been used to bake bread.