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Nine-point expert consensus plan to improve NHS

Added: 11 Nov 2020

A consensus panel of health experts has recommended a nine-point improvement plan that recommends t…

Malaria test as simple as a bandage

Added: 5 Nov 2020

Testing for malaria could become as simple as putting on a bandage. That's the idea behind a platfo…

CRISPR vs COVID-19: the clues in our genes

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Does our genetic makeup make us more or less susceptible to COVID-19? Can genetic analysis help us …

New cancer drug for difficult tumour types

Added: 28 Oct 2020

A new drug designed to counter the effects of an important, but very hard to target, cancer mutatio…

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

Added: 19 Oct 2020

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and two Russian cosmonauts arrived aboard the International Space Statio…

Science and scientists held in high esteem across the globe

Added: 1 Oct 2020

As the world looks to scientists and the research and development process to bring new treatments a…

Machine Learning provides insight into cannabis strains

Added: 30 Sep 2020

Cannabis data lacking, but machine learning could help

THC and CBD; Anyone who has used, sold, stu…

Cannabis use for menopause symptom management

Added: 29 Sep 2020

As legislation relaxes regarding cannabis, it is being used to manage numerous chronic health condi…

Ensuring 'fair and equitable' distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Added: 4 Sep 2020

When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World H…

Submit your COVID-19 data to the global vaccine effort

Added: 4 Sep 2020

More than 73,000 users collaborate on a new online platform set up by the European Open Science Clo…

New Leicestershire-based COVID-19 testing ‘Lighthouse Lab’

Added: 4 Sep 2020

A new ‘Lighthouse Lab’ facility will be established in Leicestershire to increase the UK’s COVID-19…

Medicines Discovery Catapult creates a worldwide virtual biobank

Added: 18 Aug 2020

Today, Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) announce the rapid expansion of its Biosamples supply net…

Computational model could help translate drugs from animal studies to human

Added: 5 Aug 2020

About 50% of people who take the drug infliximab for inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's d…

First UK COVID-19 vaccine to be manufactured in Wales

Added: 3 Aug 2020

Wockhardt, the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology major today announced that it has entered in…

Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations: visitors are in safe hands

Added: 31 Jul 2020

The UK Government has recently endorsed the reopening of conferences and exhibitions, releasing a s…

UK vaccine capability enjoys a >£100M cash boost

Added: 24 Jul 2020

The UK is at the forefront of international efforts to research and develop a COVID-19 vaccine and …

Study delivers animal replacement method for vaccine testing

Added: 23 Jul 2020

Dutch, Bilthoven based, Intravacc, a global leader intranslational research and development of vira…

Fighting E. coli with E. coli

Added: 7 Jul 2020

According to findings from a new gut-in-a-dish study published in mBio, Nissle, a strain of Escheri…

First volunteer receives new Imperial COVID-19 vaccine

Added: 26 Jun 2020

The first healthy volunteer has received a new coronavirus vaccine developed by researchers led by …

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…