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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…

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…

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 …

UK Gov invests £400 million in innovation

Added: 26 Jun 2020

Seven major research and innovation projects across the UK have today (Friday 26 June) received ove…

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…

Higher rates of severe COVID-19 in ethnic minorities remain unexplained

Added: 23 Jun 2020

Higher rates of severe COVID-19 infections among ethnic minorities are not explained by socioeconom…

Global alliance for collaborative digital health

Added: 10 Jun 2020

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation …

A roadmap for effective treatment of COVID-19

Added: 29 May 2020

Due to the devastating worldwide impact of COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, th…

DIY reagents for COVID-19 testing

Added: 20 May 2020

Researchers in Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick have developed a way to create s…

Rothamsted turn to harvesting coronavirus data

Sarah Lawton | Added: 13 May 2020

A group of researchers based at Rothamsted Research, one of the oldest agricultural research instit…

AI to map impact of COVID-19 on the heart

Added: 12 May 2020

A joint UK-US research team is applying a pioneering artificial intelligence system to map how the …

Why men are more vulnerable to Covid-19 than women

Added: 12 May 2020

Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations …

Cyber warning issued for key healthcare organisations

Added: 6 May 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a cyber security warning to healthcare organis…

Predicting heart disease with AI

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A revolutionary new medical device that can predict coronary artery disease – the number one cause …

BIA #TestingMethods2020 Update

Added: 28 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine trials start in the UK, testing scales up and knowledge economy support package va…

New collaboration to drive understanding of COVID-19

Added: 27 Apr 2020

A new collaboration between Medicines Discovery Catapult, Retrogenix and Peak Proteins will work to…