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Making a value judgement

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 May 2019

Bioethics has become a global endeavour – and a good thing too says Catherine Joynson. As we push t…

One at a time

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Apr 2019

Watching biological processes one molecule at a time is an incredibly difficult task… but it is get…

An edit for good?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Apr 2019

Gene editing could allow incredible crop improvements, with the potential to reduce the harmful imp…

Making a human connection

Evoluted New Media | Added: 25 Mar 2019

As organ-on-a-chip technology advances at pace, the next step is to connect them and understand a n…

Applications that make the cut

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Feb 2019

There’s been a lot of news and hype about CRISPR, but what can it actually do?  Dr Bahri Karacay ta…

The necrosome and the killer zombie proteins

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 Jan 2019

As cell biologists gets to grips with the relatively recent discovery of non-apoptotic programmed c…

Liquid gold

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 Jan 2019

Seventy years ago, a research paper published in France went almost unnoticed, but its findings led…

A very complex disturbance

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jan 2019

Given what we know about how impactful humans have been on the environment, the idea that we actual…

Understanding battleground earth

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Nov 2018

Falk Hildebrand takes through the first global study of the soil microbiome. This incredible intern…

The new ice age

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Oct 2018

Cryo-storage is a multibillion-dollar industry, but surprisingly we are not very good at it. Here, …

The chips are down

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Oct 2018

Is it really possible to recreate a human on a chip? That is the ultimate aim of organ on a chip te…

Seeing the whole picture

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Sep 2018

What makes one patient different from another one? Answering this question is a fundamental prerequ…

Climbing Mt Peer Review: No shame in second place

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Aug 2018

In the final of our three part special on the changing attitudes and approaches of publishers, revi…

Climbing Mt Peer Review: time to go clubbing?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Jul 2018

In the first of our three-part series on the changing attitudes and approaches of publishers, revie…

Toxic shock!

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 Jun 2018

When a species other than c.botulinum was found producing its famous toxin – only the second report…

A real fantastic voyage

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jun 2018

When many still think that swarms of medical nanobots in the body are the stuff of science fiction,…

Turning to extremes

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 May 2018

A taste for pollution, extremophilic cooperation, and genetic clustering – a deep dive into the mol…

Time for some probing questions

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 May 2018

Biomedical research is heavily dependent on utilising biological and chemical probes to understand …

Rescuing curiosity

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 May 2018

Research in commercial labs and companies is increasingly goal driven – but is there still room for…

The feel good factor

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Apr 2018

A painfully direct question from a paralyzed patient set Professor Samantha Butler on a path to und…