Major funding announced to avert an antibiotics apocalypse

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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 and Innovation (UKRI), will spend the next five years developing new technology to improve both the diagnosis and...

Engineers take aim at cancer with 100-million fps camera

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A new high-speed camera is being developed which will allow light and sound to be used in new innovative medical treatments. The camera, developed at the Rosalind Franklin Institute, should allow researchers to capture images at one-hundred million frames per second. Shooting at such high speeds will...

Smart sensor will revolutionise crime and terrorism prevention

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A new chemical sensor, designed by engineers at the University of Oxford, are set to revolutionise everything from terrorism prevention, environmental monitoring, reusable electronics, medical diagnostics to food safety. Engineers have been able to use material compounds - known as Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) - to create...