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Instant diagnostic photonics scan for bladder cancer (BLC)

Added: 2 Jul 2020

Thousands of lives lost to bladder cancers each year could be saved thanks to a new scanner that us…

Human rights in biomedicine: action plan 2020-2025

Added: 25 Jun 2020

On 24 June 2020, in Strasbourg, the Bioethics Committee launched its new action plan on human right…

Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

Added: 24 Jun 2020

Northwestern University researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living …

Global alliance for collaborative digital health

Added: 10 Jun 2020

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation …

Dose controlled drug delivery via 3D printed electromagnetic capsule

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Doctors could soon be administering an entire course of treatment for life-threatening conditions w…

New MIT protein production protocol will speed up drug delivery

Added: 1 Jun 2020

MIT chemists have developed a protocol to rapidly produce protein chains up to 164 amino acids long…

New technique for higher resolution molecular imaging and analysis

Added: 1 Jun 2020

A Northwestern University research team has developed a new method to conduct spectroscopic nanosco…

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 …