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Fitness beats weight loss for obesity-related health conditions

Added: 22 Sep 2021

New research finds that increasing physical activity and improving fitness appear to be superior to…

European Parliament votes in favour of EU plan to replace animal experiments with cutting-edge science

Added: 20 Sep 2021

The European Parliament has embraced an historic opportunity to take animal suffering out of the eq…

Think Deep, See Deeper - Free virtual organoid conference

Added: 20 Sep 2021

Announcing a three-day virtual event highlighting new organoid imaging technologies, supporting eme…

NHS takes steps to minimise impact of blood tube shortage

Added: 9 Sep 2021

The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) has delivered a clarification statement regarding the sh…

Scientists get second opinion from AI on tell-tale heart

Added: 26 Aug 2021

The single biggest global cause of death is heart disease. Changes in the electrical signals associ…

UK launches national antibody surveillance programme

Added: 25 Aug 2021

For the first time, UK Health Security Agency to launch UK-wide antibody surveillance programme for…

COVID-19 may impact fight-or-flight response in young adults

Added: 9 Aug 2021

New collaborative research using microneurography suggests COVID-19 may alter the fight-or-flight r…

Are all mammals just copy cats? Felines to play a key role in human genetics

Added: 30 Jul 2021

The feline genome is ordered similarly to humans according to one veterinary medicine expert. So, c…

Gene variant discovery could help treat Alzheimer's and other degenerative brain disorders

Added: 29 Jul 2021

New research suggests early changes in brain metabolism may explain the neurodegeneration suffered …

New report recommends antibody testing within the Covid-19 vaccination programme

Added: 8 Jul 2021

Antibody testing can be used to identify the minority of people who have a sub-optimal response to …

Breakthrough for tracking RNA with fluorescence

Added: 7 Jul 2021

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in developing a method to …

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…

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…

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. …

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…