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Expansion microscopy: Imaging biological samples at nanoscale using an ordinary light microscope

Added: 9 Apr 2021

Using an ordinary light microscope, MIT engineers have devised a technique for imaging biological s…

Meta analysis confirms comorbidity increases risk for COVID patients

Added: 31 Mar 2021

New research shows how comorbidities increase risks for COVID patients following a review of more t…

Machine learning plus vital signs provides objective patient pain levels

Added: 18 Mar 2021

Describing pain from zero to ten is currently as good as it gets on the hospital floor when it come…

'Team ice' uncover crucial information to aid the development of new more active cryoprotectants

Added: 17 Mar 2021

Researchers uncover new understanding around the interactions between synthetic polymers and ice fo…

Tracking mosquito flight patterns in 3D using digital holography and mathematics

Added: 12 Mar 2021

Researchers have been asked to use large field-of-view digital holography to accurately apply 3D tr…

Bringing DNA sequencing to the frontlines in the fight against anti-microbial resistance

Added: 10 Mar 2021

The future may see DNA sequencing as a routine bacterial diagnostic technique in hospitals and clin…

Towards 'Zero Leprosy' - model shows 40 million people need preventive treatment

Added: 5 Mar 2021

As the world considers strategies towards 'Zero COVID', research specialists also continue to work …

Ultra-high definition predictive brain tool to guide surgery in drug-resistant epilepsy patients

Added: 25 Feb 2021

A third of epilepsy cases are drug resistant and removal of the area of the brain where seizures em…

UK gov to launch Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA)

Added: 23 Feb 2021

As part of its plans to cement the UK’s position as a global science superpower and build back bett…

Scent detection dogs can smell COVID-19

Added: 12 Feb 2021

A promising approach using cleverly trained pooches might bring big, public events back into play! …

Robotic system outSTRIPs all previous COVID testing systems

Added: 9 Feb 2021

A live laboratory setup in the Netherlands demonstrates that five robots could accurately process a…

NHS staff targeted by nearly 140,000 malicious emails last year

Added: 8 Feb 2021

I suspect we can all testify to a rise in confusing calls claiming our National Insurance is about …

Cell shape influences antibiotic resistance

Added: 3 Feb 2021

A broad, curvy shape has a lower surface-to-volume ratio and is less susceptible to surface invasio…

Robotic exoskeleton training expands options for stroke rehabilitation

Added: 2 Feb 2021

It must be hard enough to recover from an acute stroke, but many find the physical taxation of reha…

Antiviral coating kills viruses and bacteria for product lifetime

Added: 26 Jan 2021

Can you imagine a world where you wouldn't have to worry about disease transmission from surfaces s…

Why cells don't get stuck - generalised cell migration and motility modelled mathematically

Added: 22 Jan 2021

Cell movement has now been mathematically modelled by an interdisciplinary team of theoretical and …

Ousting spiritualist clairvoyance with scientific clairaudience

Added: 20 Jan 2021

Hearing voices can be a serious business - both for those afflicted and anyone they might choose to…

Laser-triggered chemical adhesion for tissue engineering of replacement organs

Added: 19 Jan 2021

Laser-triggered chemical adhesion used to build proteins onto biological polymer scaffolding to bri…

Interferon-induced ACE2 production shown to be safe and even effective against COVID-19

Added: 11 Jan 2021

While ACE2 proteins are known to be the vehicle used by COVID-19 to enter the nose and lungs, the p…

Successful AI and ML framework for repurposing drug candidates

Added: 8 Jan 2021

Researchers apply causal inference theory and deep learning algorithms to sort through confounding …