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Scientists announce comprehensive regional diagnostic of microbial ocean life using DNA testing

Added: 4 May 2022

Scientists announce comprehensive regional diagnostic of microbial ocean life using DNA testing. La…

World's first confocal light microscope to study chiral molecules

Added: 11 Feb 2022

Scientists from Durham University’s Chemistry Department have developed the world’s first laser sca…

Applying MATIC to harness immune cells from tumours to fight cancer

Added: 4 Feb 2022

Northwestern University researchers have developed a new tool to harness immune cells from tumours …

Researchers discover how lactic acid weakens anti-tumour defences

Added: 4 Feb 2022

In cancer research, it has long been known that lactic acid, or lactate, is produced in large quant…

Monitoring DNA in air samples could revolutionise biomonitoring

Added: 10 Jan 2022

DNA from air could revolutionise the way we measure animal biodiversity, say scientists. Two resear…

Forensic technology used to deliver justice in 38-year-old murder case

Added: 9 Dec 2021

A unique fingerprint visualisation system has been making news in the US this week after being used…

New microscope uses photonics to gain insights into ‘superbugs’

Added: 25 Nov 2021

Scientists are building a new super-resolution microscope that uses laser light to study the inner …

Olympus Image of the Year Award 2021

Added: 4 Nov 2021

Olympus has just launched its third Image of the Year contest and is accepting entries. Each year, …

European Parliament votes in favour of EU plan to replace animal experiments with cutting-edge science

Added: 20 Sep 2021

The European Parliament has embraced an historic opportunity to take animal suffering out of the eq…

Think Deep, See Deeper - Free virtual organoid conference

Added: 20 Sep 2021

Announcing a three-day virtual event highlighting new organoid imaging technologies, supporting eme…

Breakthrough for tracking RNA with fluorescence

Added: 7 Jul 2021

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in developing a method to …

New dipping solution turns the whole fish into valuable food

Added: 16 Jun 2021

When herring are filleted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value ‘side stream’ that never…

Electron microscopy just became a thousand times more efficient

Added: 3 Jun 2021

Imaging a million samples a second to make electron microscopy a thousand times more efficient, the…

UKRI funding to bring the public into the heart of five research projects

Added: 27 May 2021

UK Research and Innovation is encouraging people from across the UK to actively contribute to five …

Trust-based not-for-profit biobank platform will offer left-over biosamples to biotech and Pharma researchers

Added: 28 Apr 2021

Left-over clinical material like blood samples and excised tissue may be medical waste, but it can …

Designing healthy diets with mathematical modelling and computer analysis

Added: 22 Apr 2021

When it comes to diets, no one size fits all. Now, researchers have demonstrated a the ability to a…

The Hunger Games: Uncovering the secret of the hunger switch in the brain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Ever stood at your refridgerator staring into it and wishing you could switch off the hunger pangs …

Expansion microscopy: Imaging biological samples at nanoscale using an ordinary light microscope

Added: 9 Apr 2021

Using an ordinary light microscope, MIT engineers have devised a technique for imaging biological s…

Advancing our understanding of life's design rules: seven genes tame simple synthetic cell division

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Recent results in cellular engineering bring us one step closer to understanding the fundamental de…

Bringing DNA sequencing to the frontlines in the fight against anti-microbial resistance

Added: 10 Mar 2021

The future may see DNA sequencing as a routine bacterial diagnostic technique in hospitals and clin…