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Imperial develops fluorescent artificial cell

Added: 31 Jul 2019

Imperial College London has created an artificial cell that fluoresces when it detects chemical cha…

Eye-controlled contact lenses

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Biomechanical engineers have created a robotic lens that allows the wearer to focus on an image thr…

Volunteer data to build new AI diagnostics

Added: 26 Jul 2019

The UK government has announced a volunteer programme that will support the development of new trea…

Algal biofuels face diverse pathogens

Added: 24 Jul 2019

DNA analysis of a predatory bacterium has revealed a much higher level of genetic diversity than pr…

Alderley Park to run Japanese AMR therapy

Added: 23 Jul 2019

Japanese pharmaceutical company Shionogi is out-licensing its anti-virulence therapy to the AMR Cen…

3.52M scientific procedures on animals in Britain last year

Added: 19 Jul 2019

Government figures reveal there has been a decrease in the number of scientific procedures carried …

BioCity announces golden triangle accelerator

Added: 18 Jul 2019

Life sciences business incubator BioCity has partnered Oxford Academic Health Science Network for a…

HIV virus eliminated with CRISPR and new antiretroviral therapy

Added: 4 Jul 2019

Replication-competent HIV-1 DNA – the virus responsible for AIDS – has been eliminated from the gen…

Patent triumph for CRISPR inventors

Added: 17 Jun 2019

The US Patent office has recently (May 28) issued a patent to the French biologist Emmanuelle Charp…

CRISPR edit linked with increased mortality risk

Added: 5 Jun 2019

The genetic mutation made last year by a Chinese scientist using the CRISPR technique has been asso…

Korea claims advance on 3D-printed corneas

Added: 30 May 2019

A research team in South Korea have used a 3D printer to improve the transparency of artificial cor…