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Immunotherapy

Scientific Breakthrough: Promising New Target for Immunotherapy

Following the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, global attention is now more than ever turned toward the promise of immunotherapy in oncology. An international...
battery

Battery Mainstay Headed for High-Tech Makeover

The complex interactions inside a lead battery while it charges and discharges remain mysterious, even 159 years after the technology’s invention. But now the lead battery...
blood pressure

Hundreds of Genetic Markers Linked to Blood Pressure Uncovered

The research, carried out by a team at Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London, used data from more than one million...
bacteria

Bacteria ‘Translator’ Allows Bugs to Talk to Each Other for First...

The findings, from scientists at Imperial College London, allow bacteria that don’t usually live together – such as those that normally live on the skin,...
amyloid fibrils

Researchers Find Clues About Formation of Toxic Fibrils Involved in Neurodegenerative...

Researchers in the Technion’s Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering have discovered a relation between the structure of α-helical strands in proteins and the formation...
Parkinson’s disease

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Higher Rate of Parkinson’s

The research, published today in the journal Neurology, is the largest study to date on the link between the two conditions.Dr Alastair Noyce from Queen...
superinsulating windowsvideo

‘Super Window’ Could Save $10 Billion Annually in Energy Costs

About $20 billion worth of energy leaks out of windows in the United States each winter – and that’s with double-paned insulating windows installed...
tuberculosis and Parkinson’s disease

Link Between Tuberculosis and Parkinson’s Disease Discovered

The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according to a new...
nozzle-free electrospinning device, HIV-associated heart disease, robots, dementia and stroke, fatty liver, stroke, sleeping sickness, Sight Loss

Fatty Liver Research to Benefit from Stem Cell

The team has devised a way to probe Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, which affects up to one in three people, using cells in a...
lyophilization

Purdue Research Hub to Transform Freeze-Drying Process Used to Make Lifesaving...

Purdue University researchers and industry leaders are teaming up to transform the freeze-drying process, formally known as lyophilization, used to make everything from lifesaving...
autoimmune disease

Study Suggests Hope for a Longer Life for Patients with Rare...

An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a new study in the New England...
blockchainvideo

Maersk and IBM to Form Joint Venture Applying Blockchain to Improve...

A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM today announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting...
HIV-Positive Kidney Transplants

Johns Hopkins is the First Center in the United States Approved...

Johns Hopkins hopes to become the first hospital in the U.S. to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants from living donors.Potential kidney donors are...
HIV treatmentvideo

New Drug Capsule May Allow Weekly HIV Treatment

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a capsule that can deliver a week’s worth of HIV drugs in a single...
digitalisation

No Need to Worry!

Where will digitalisation be in ten years’ time? A very difficult question indeed. When it comes to the future of digitalisation, realistic ideas and...
breast cancervideo

New Marker in Blood Could Detect Fatal Breast Cancer up to...

A new marker that could be used to diagnose fatal breast cancer up to one year ahead of current methods has been identified in...
hyperlens

Hyperlens Crystal Capable of Viewing Living Cells in Unprecedented Detail

Just imagine: An optical lens so powerful that it lets you view features the size of a small virus on the surface of a...
Digital Evidence

New NIST Forensic Tests Help Ensure High-Quality Copies of Digital Evidence

Data found on a suspect’s computer, cell phone or tablet can prove to be crucial evidence in a legal case. A new set of...
genome

New Process Could Be Key to Understanding Complex Rearrangements in Genome

Understanding complex genomic rearrangements (CGRs), the culprit in the development of many types of cancer and genetic disorders, has always been a challenge because...
genetics

A Big Data Tool Begins New Era for Biology and Personalized...

Most complex diseases, such as obesity, longevity, and diabetes, are largely influenced by genetic factors. But at the same time, they are also modulated...