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Antibody from SARS epidemic reacts with Coronavirus

Added: 9 Apr 2020

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potent…

Small plankton bad for carbon sequestration

Added: 2 Apr 2020

A study of phytoplankton in the North Atlantic suggest their cells are smaller than expected ­­–­ m…

Seed funding for oncology drug developer

Added: 24 Mar 2020

A biotechnology company focused on the treatment of cancer has announced an additional £1 million s…

Medtech funding for implant company

Added: 24 Mar 2020

A Newcastle medtech company has secured nearly £250,000 in funding from Innovate UK to further its …

Space-bound human tissue

Added: 10 Mar 2020

The University of Zurich has sent adult human stem cells to the International Space Station to expl…

Team release coronavirus inhibition results

Added: 10 Mar 2020

A team using computer-aided methods to identify possible new drugs to combat the current coronaviru…

Human protein atlas sheds light on brain

Added: 4 Mar 2020

An international team of scientists has launched a comprehensive overview of all proteins expressed…

Investment transforms UK cancer campus

Added: 28 Feb 2020

A new multimillion investment is to drive forward development of The London Cancer Hub – boosting e…

Prize offers £75,000 for infectious disease study

Added: 28 Feb 2020

A new award recognising individuals who have made significant contributions to the eradication of i…

Business competition to support biotech

Added: 28 Feb 2020

Automated drug discovery company Arctoris has opened entries to it’s global business competition fo…

Molecular clues to long-term memory storage

Added: 14 Jan 2020

A new study could shed light on the molecular changes behind the memory storage process – specifica…

New crop antibiotics – without damaging the environment

Added: 9 Dec 2019

UK scientists think they have a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacteria…

Bioimaging collaboration takes on viral disease

Added: 9 Dec 2019

A new institute collaboration will allow scientists to study viral diseases in greater detail.

E.coli engineered to consume CO2

Added: 28 Nov 2019

Synthetic biologists have engineered an autotrophic form of bacteria.

AMR Centre nominates MBL inhibitor

Added: 11 Nov 2019

The AMR Centre has nominated a preclinical candidate molecule for its programme to overcome resista…

Mogrify raises $16M for cell therapy

Added: 18 Oct 2019

Biotechnology company Mogrify has raised an additional $16 million to develop its cell therapy prog…

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for cell research

Added: 7 Oct 2019

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three researchers for their discoveri…

SERC experiments show CO2 stunts wetlands

Added: 27 Sep 2019

While CO2 is essential for plant growth, excessive CO2 in the atmosphere is stunting growth in mars…

Nanolaser functions inside living human tissue

Added: 26 Sep 2019

A US team has developed a nanolaser that can operate in confined spaces such as quantum circuits, m…