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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, …

Potential new treatment for COVID-19 identified

Added: 1 Nov 2021

Researchers have identified a potential new treatment that suppresses the replication of SARS-CoV-2…

Trans-disciplinary approaches reveal important disease transmission dynamics

Added: 4 Oct 2021

New research reveals the complex multi-host-species and multi-parasite-species disease transmission…

New potential factor contributing to severity of COVID-19 identified

Added: 27 Sep 2021

Researchers have found that the so-called 'do not eat me', virus-induced signal protein, CD47, may …

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…

NHS takes steps to minimise impact of blood tube shortage

Added: 9 Sep 2021

The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) has delivered a clarification statement regarding the sh…

UK vaccination programme: More to be done!

Added: 9 Sep 2021

Think tanks calls for Government to continue momentum from COVID-19 vaccination programme as winter…

UK launches national antibody surveillance programme

Added: 25 Aug 2021

For the first time, UK Health Security Agency to launch UK-wide antibody surveillance programme for…

COVID-19 may impact fight-or-flight response in young adults

Added: 9 Aug 2021

New collaborative research using microneurography suggests COVID-19 may alter the fight-or-flight r…

One drug to treat them all: towards a 'master' coronavirus treatment

Added: 22 Jul 2021

Researchers seek and find that precious drug-binding pocket that is so essential to the coronavirus…

New report recommends antibody testing within the Covid-19 vaccination programme

Added: 8 Jul 2021

Antibody testing can be used to identify the minority of people who have a sub-optimal response to …

Breakthrough for tracking RNA with fluorescence

Added: 7 Jul 2021

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

Olympic Games highlights global inequity in COVID-19 vaccination progress

Added: 5 Jul 2021

With the rescheduled 2020 Olympic games set for July and August this year, the low vaccination rate…

Free webinar: Testing imported pets to mitigate emerging disease threats

Added: 9 Jun 2021

With the demand for pets rising dramatically over lockdown, and the number of illegal imports keepi…

Staying ahead of the bacteria: A new weapon in the anti-bacterial arms race

Added: 1 Jun 2021

In the perpetual arms races between bacteria and human-made antibiotics, there is a new tool to giv…

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 …

Online airborne fluid modelling tool may help laboratories implement effective COVID health and safety precautions

Added: 14 Apr 2021

A new research project aims to develop an online tool to predict the spread of airborne fluid dropl…