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regenerative medicine sector

The successes and challenges of the regenerative medicine sector

Stephen Majors of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine discusses the successes of the sector, and explains how practices learnt during the COVID-19 pandemic could...
CERN data reveals how COVID-19 infection spreads in indoor settings

CERN data reveals how COVID-19 infection spreads in indoor settings

CERN’s CARA tool has uncovered valuable data on how viral infection such as COVID-19 is able to spread in indoor settings. CERN experts have produced...
Predicting COVID-19 outbreaks using mobile device data  

Predicting COVID-19 outbreaks using mobile device data  

Researchers at Yale School of Public Health accurately forecast COVID-19 outbreaks in Connecticut municipalities by utilising mobile device data.  In order to conduct their novel...
cybersecurity

NCSC averts record number of UK cybersecurity incidents

The NCSC’s 2021 Annual Review emphasises the work undertaken by the organisation to safeguard the UK from cybersecurity incidents over the last year. According to...

Vaccine hesitancy – when emotions trump reason

The University of Nebraska’s Professor Lawrence C Scharmann explores the issue of vaccine hesitancy and the role that education can play in tackling it.
The Delta variant of SARSCoV2 turns out to be the Devil variant

Understanding the dangers presented by the SARS-CoV2 Delta variant

Professor Sunit K. Singh from the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University, discusses the SARS-CoV2 Delta variant.
Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe: investing in a healthier, greener and more digital future

The European Commission is investing €14.7 bn from Horizon Europe towards a healthier, greener, and more digital Europe.
predictive model

Combatting pandemics with Artificial Intelligence-based predictive model

Scientists have developed an innovative predictive model that employs AI to calculate the likelihood of viruses spreading from animals.
COVID-19 proteins

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.
smart lampposts

Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic through smart lampposts

The transmission of COVID-19 could be diminished by the utilisation of a novel generation of smart lampposts.
Machine learning could help slow down future pandemics

Machine learning could help slow down future pandemics

Researchers have determined that machine learning could be key to slowing down the spread of infection during future pandemics.
Wastewater epidemiology: installing COVID-19 infrastructure at water treatment plants

Wastewater-based epidemiology: installing COVID-19 infrastructure at wastewater treatment plants

Assistant Professor Masaaki Kitajima from Hokkaido University spoke to Innovation News Network about the benefits of wastewater-based epidemiology, and his new COVID-19 mass diagnosis...
EU citizens and institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals

EU citizens and institutions and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Innovation Network spoke to MEP Jose Gusmao about the role of EU citizens and institutions in achieving the UN’s SDGs.
One health

Fighting COVID-19 with the One Health Initiative

The One Health Initiative’s Dr Bruce Kaplan argues that it is now time for a One Health approach to combat COVID-19 and any future pandemics.
Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic with reliable data

Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic with reliable data

Professor Lawrence C Scharmann from the University of Nebraska talks about why scientists keep changing their minds about COVID-19 recommendations and the importance of reliable data.
European COVID-19 contact tracing app

The European struggle with COVID-19 contact tracing apps continues

Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital, spoke to Innovation News Network’s Georgina Ryan about digital transformation during the pandemic, Europe’s struggle with COVID-19 contact tracing apps and adopting physical tokens as a simple and secure alternative to current tracing methods.
caused the COVID-19 outbreak

Climate change could have caused the COVID-19 outbreak

New research suggests that climate change could have driven the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 by forcing bats to migrate to new climates.
peptide treatment

New peptide treatment could prevent COVID-19 symptoms

Researchers have developed a new peptide therapy that is showing success as a way to prevent COVID-19 symptoms in mice.
post-pandemic recovery fund

Poland’s share of EU post-pandemic recovery funds to prioritise sustainability and digital economy

Poland has announced that it will spend 30% of its EU post-pandemic recovery funds on the Green Deal and 25% on the digital economy.
urban air pollution

Changes to urban air pollution were smaller than expected during first lockdown

A new study suggests that the changes to urban air pollution during the first COVID-19 lockdown were much smaller than expected.

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