#medicine

Major funding announced to avert an antibiotics apocalypse

1 month ago — Quick Read

The Universities of Oxford, Ulster and UCL have announced a cross-disciplinary team to tackle the growing challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The team, funded by EPSRC and the UK Research...

NHS Capsule Cam will test for cancer

5 months ago — Quick Read

Thousands of UK patients who have experienced symptoms of bowel cancer are in line to receive a special drug capsule that stores a tiny camera inside of it. The NHS...

The first Artificial Cartilage Gel Strong Enough for Knees

1 year ago — Long Read

Knee cartilage performs an important role in our bodies, acting as both a barrier to protect our joints from harm and a soft cushion. This amazing biological substance has proved...

CRISPR gene editing used inside a person’s body for first time

1 year ago — Long Read

A team of scientists have used CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time opening a new frontier for efforts to change DNA to treat diseases. The team used the...

New Nanocrystals could transform everything from cancer treatment to solar cells

2 years ago — Long Read

A team of scientists have used nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones. The technique could lead improvements in everything from minimally invasive photodynamic treatments for cancer;...

This Open Source Machine Learning Tool Predicts The Best Chemo Choice 80% of the time

3 years ago — Long Read

A new machine learning tool has been developed by bio-engineers at Georgia Tech. It can analyze a patients RNA and match them with the best chemo-drugs. It has matched patients...