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Researchers reduce severity of sleep apnoea by at least 30 per cent

Added: 5 Jul 2021

Imagine waking up a hundred times every night not being able to breathe! Believe it or not, data su…

Olympic Games highlights global inequity in COVID-19 vaccination progress

Added: 5 Jul 2021

With the rescheduled 2020 Olympic games set for July and August this year, the low vaccination rate…

Women in STEM see equality slip during the pandemic

Added: 11 Jun 2021

Despite some good work over the years, it has become apparent that there is yet more work to be don…

Free webinar: Testing imported pets to mitigate emerging disease threats

Added: 9 Jun 2021

With the demand for pets rising dramatically over lockdown, and the number of illegal imports keepi…

Electron microscopy just became a thousand times more efficient

Added: 3 Jun 2021

Imaging a million samples a second to make electron microscopy a thousand times more efficient, the…

Staying ahead of the bacteria: A new weapon in the anti-bacterial arms race

Added: 1 Jun 2021

In the perpetual arms races between bacteria and human-made antibiotics, there is a new tool to giv…

Commercial quanta image sensors - a new era in solid-state imaging

Added: 27 May 2021

Solid-state technology capable of imaging individual photons of light to enable full-speed photon c…

UKRI funding to bring the public into the heart of five research projects

Added: 27 May 2021

UK Research and Innovation is encouraging people from across the UK to actively contribute to five …

Texas CRISPR gene editing opens new battlefront against Duchenne MD

Added: 7 May 2021

Thirty five years ago the human gene that causes Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) was discovered. …

Trust-based not-for-profit biobank platform will offer left-over biosamples to biotech and Pharma researchers

Added: 28 Apr 2021

Left-over clinical material like blood samples and excised tissue may be medical waste, but it can …

Declining work-life balance for scientific researchers, survey finds

Added: 27 Apr 2021

Reseachers are generally known for their dedication and the percieved norm is that many work for pa…

Designing healthy diets with mathematical modelling and computer analysis

Added: 22 Apr 2021

When it comes to diets, no one size fits all. Now, researchers have demonstrated a the ability to a…

The Hunger Games: Uncovering the secret of the hunger switch in the brain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Ever stood at your refridgerator staring into it and wishing you could switch off the hunger pangs …

Innovation roadmap to improve smartphone apps for point-of-care diagnosis and treatment guidance

Added: 19 Apr 2021

A new review paper looks at advanced research in smartphone-based imaging systems for healthcare. T…

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…