Scientists create the first complete, gapless sequence of a human genome

The first complete, gapless sequence of a human genome has been published in a groundbreaking development. The first gapless sequence of a human genome comes...

The link between mycobacteria and red blood cells causing lung diseases

A research team from Hiroshima University has discovered a link between mycobacteria and red blood cells at lung infection sites. What are mycobacteria? Mycobacteria are a...

Novel eye scanner technology targets neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists have developed novel eye scanner technology that has the potential to detect neurogenerative diseases at their very early stages. In a large-scale EU project,...

Revolutionary footwear technology to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A research team from the University of Texas (UTA) has developed a self-adjusting shoe insole to relieve pressure from diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetic foot ulcers...

Utilising machine learning to enhance foetal heart defect detection

Researchers have developed a method to double doctor’s accuracy in detecting foetal heart defects in utero using machine learning.

Studying the human brain with non-invasive fluorescence microscopy

Researchers have established a novel non-invasive method for studying the human brain using fluorescence microscopy.

Transforming neuroscience with 3D printing stem cells

Using human-induced pluripotent stem cells placed on nanoscale 3D-laser-printed structures, researchers have succeeded in replicating the brain’s neural networks.

Novel new therapy could treat aggressive childhood cancer

Researchers at the Children’s Cancer Institute have discovered a combination of therapies that appear highly effective at combatting neuroblastoma and other forms of aggressive childhood cancer.

New immunotherapy has proven ‘highly effective’ against hepatitis B

Researchers at University College London (UCL) have discovered a new immunotherapy to fight against the hepatitis B virus (HBV), which is the most common cause of liver cancer.

Bacterial outer membrane vesicles: enhancing antibiotic research

Dr Johannes Thoma and Dr Björn Burmann discuss their work using OMVs to potentially gain new insight into antibiotic resistance mechanisms.

Developing COVID-19 protein protocols for research laboratories

Consortium delivers working protocols that will enable laboratories worldwide to work quickly and reproducibly on COVID-19 proteins.

Funding for gene therapy innovation hubs in the UK

LifeArc, the MRC and the BBSRC have announced funding for an £18m network of gene therapy hubs to advance promising research into new treatments for patients.

Interaction of proteins found to be vital to brain function

Novel research has indicated that the intricate relationship of proteins is critical to brain function, such as information processing.

Fixing broken blood vessels with electronically-activated glue

NTU Singapore scientists have developed a technique to deliver electronically-activated glue for fastening defects in broken blood vessels.

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