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Diabetes-in-a-dish model uncovers new insights

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Using cells taken from patients with type 2 diabetes and new techniques to convert them into specia…

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…

First rapid breath test for Coronavirus trialled

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Canterbury-based technology firm ANCON Medical (‘Ancon’) announces the trial of its Nanotechnology …

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…

AI stratification significantly improves treatment outcomes for COVID-19 patients

Added: 11 Aug 2020

AN EIT Health project demonstrates early positive results on improving treatment outcomes of patien…

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 …

UK-based in-depth study of early COVID-19 detection

Added: 24 Jul 2020

UK digital health and therapeutics company Huma is teaming up with the renowned Fenland Study resea…

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…

First US-statewide COVID-19 random sample study findings published

Added: 23 Jul 2020

The results of the first statewide random sample study in the United States to measure the spread o…

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Lab-made virus mimics COVID-19 virus

Added: 23 Jul 2020

Airborne and potentially deadly, the virus that causes COVID-19 can only be studied safely under hi…

Cryogenic electron microscopy freeze-frames SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Added: 22 Jul 2020

The rod-like spike proteins on the surface of SARS CoV-2 are the tip of the spear of the COVID-19 p…

Manchester expert launches COVID-19 global task force

Added: 17 Jul 2020

A world-leading materials expert from The University of Manchester is helping to launch a new globa…

5G could support telesurgery during COVID-19 pandemic

Added: 14 Jul 2020

A surgeon demonstrated how telesurgery could be successfully performed using robotic technology and…

New molecular tool precisely edits mitochondrial DNA

Added: 14 Jul 2020

The genome in mitochondria -- the cell's energy-producing organelles -- is involved in disease and …

Monitoring COVID-19 plasma viscosity

Added: 3 Jul 2020

A clinical viscosity diagnostic instrument is proving to be valuable in the research and treatment …

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…

New method reveals how Parkinson's protein damages cell membranes

Added: 2 Jul 2020

In sufferers of Parkinson's disease, clumps of α-synuclein (alpha-synuclein), sometimes known as th…

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 …