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Tracking the physics of biological cells using nanodevices (video)

Added: 28 May 2020

For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interio…

Photoactivated enzymatic oxygen transfer

Added: 28 May 2020

Researchers at the Universities of Münster (Germany) and Pavia (Italy) have now identified an enzym…

Biohybrid organic battery combines nanocomposite and bacteria

Added: 27 May 2020

Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a programmable, biohybrid ma…

Cyber warning issued for key healthcare organisations

Added: 6 May 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a cyber security warning to healthcare organis…

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…

Real-time observation of enzymatic processes on DNA

Added: 4 May 2020

Scientists at the University of Konstanz have used infrared spectroscopy to visualise the biochemic…

Novel potential Covid-19 treatments discovered

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A UK-based biotechnology firm has announced the discovery of two separate novel treatments for Covi…

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…

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…