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Predicting trends in clinical motion tracking technologies

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Read an expert vision of the future where clinicians have been wooed by motion tracking wearables t…

Cambridge bioscience partnership seeks rising stars in AI

Added: 17 Nov 2020

Calling all bright young things as a multi-disciplined partnership of globally reknowned academic a…

Graphene researchers throw physics out the window

Added: 16 Nov 2020

A Manchester University graphene research team has just thrown the physics textbook out of the prov…

A step towards an environmentally friendly Lithium ion battery

Added: 13 Nov 2020

We all love the idea of an electric car and Elon Musk's Tesla is almost accessible to even a poorly…

Nine-point expert consensus plan to improve NHS

Added: 11 Nov 2020

A consensus panel of health experts has recommended a nine-point improvement plan that recommends t…

Keeping our elders healthy during COVID-19 lockdown

Added: 10 Nov 2020

UK public health agencies call for a National Covid-19 Resilience Programme to keep older people he…

Self-watering soil could transform farming

Added: 9 Nov 2020

They say water is set to become more valuable than oil, with water scarcity becoming one of the mos…

Food fraud in China opens the market to EU products

Added: 9 Nov 2020

There is wide distrust among the general public within China regarding food and safety throughout t…

Seven 'disease forms' identified in mild COVID-19

Added: 6 Nov 2020

Research suggests accute COVID-19 infection leaves behind both potentially harmful and beneficial i…

Malaria test as simple as a bandage

Added: 5 Nov 2020

Testing for malaria could become as simple as putting on a bandage. That's the idea behind a platfo…

Do octopuses' arms have a mind of their own?

Added: 4 Nov 2020

Often described as aliens, octopuses are one of most unusual creatures on the planet, with three he…

COVID-19 deaths in under-65s offer better insights into infection rates

Added: 4 Nov 2020

Has the high death rate among elderly populations skewed disease transmission data? Researchers fro…

An artificial cell on a chip

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a precisely controllable system for mimicking…

CRISPR vs COVID-19: the clues in our genes

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Does our genetic makeup make us more or less susceptible to COVID-19? Can genetic analysis help us …

New cancer drug for difficult tumour types

Added: 28 Oct 2020

A new drug designed to counter the effects of an important, but very hard to target, cancer mutatio…

Significant water deposits on the moon confirmed

Added: 26 Oct 2020

If you got trapped on the moon you'd at least be able to fill your water bottle according to NASA's…

Does COVID survive on food surfaces?

Added: 23 Oct 2020

With many people still carefully disinfecting everything they buy in supermarkets and food stores, …

Do asymptomatic kids with COVID-19 carry less virus?

Added: 23 Oct 2020

We all wanted our kids to go back to school but fear the consequences. Many of us struggle to imagi…

Sprat, mollusks and algae: our future flexitarian diet?

Added: 22 Oct 2020

Could you shelve meat to help save the planet? For those of us who can't quite bring ourselves to c…

COVID: women are less likely to put themselves in danger

Added: 19 Oct 2020

Women's attitudes and behaviours may have contributed to their reduced vulnerability and mortality.…