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cancer institute

New Institute to Revolutionise Cancer Imaging and Targeted Radiotherapy

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Image X Institute, lead by Professor Paul Keall, will revolutionise medical imaging, transform targeted radiotherapy and enable global...
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Eradicating Exotic Pests with ‘Infertility Genes’ May Be Possible

University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it may be possible to eradicate populations of invasive pest animals through the inheritance of a negative...
hospital beds

Soon Hospital Beds Will Take Their Own Baths

At Odense University Hospital (OUH), they are in the process of solving an assignment that can map new territory for using the ‘Internet of...
luminance

Financial Decisions Influenced by Intensity of Light

A University of Sydney and New York University study details the effects of luminance on the quality and consistency of our financial decision-making. Luminance is...
quantum, biochips

New Coupler Design for Quantum Annealers

Quantum annealing machines of the type manufactured by D-Wave Systems have made major advances in the last few years. A recent demonstration by Google...
light energy

The Exciting Future of Light Energy

In a world of growing energy needs, and a global imperative to halt carbon emissions, a tiny ‘quasiparticle’ called an exciton could provide the...
dizziness

Interactive Website Helps to Reduce Dizziness

An interactive website developed by health psychology and primary care researchers at the University of Southampton has been shown to reduce dizziness amongst adults...
infant mental

Dad’s Involvement with Baby Early on Associated with Boost in Mental...

In a study, published in the Infant Mental Health Journal, researchers from Imperial College London, King’s College London and Oxford University looked at how...
ovarian cancer

Major Genetic Study Identifies 12 New Genetic Variants for Ovarian Cancer

Published today in the journal Nature Genetics, the findings are the result of work by the OncoArray Consortium, a huge endeavour led by scientists...
microchip

A Big Leap Toward Tinier Lines

For the last few decades, microchip manufacturers have been on a quest to find ways to make the patterns of wires and components in...
Campylobacter vaccine

Immune Study in Chickens Reveals Key Hurdle for Campylobacter Vaccine Effort

New research, led by University of Liverpool, reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter...
hypertensionvideo

Over 100 New Blood Pressure Genes May Provide Targets for Treating...

The study, led by Imperial College London and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), suggests that by using genetic testing, doctors could target medication...
dental treatments

Natural Tooth Repair Method, Using Alzheimer’s Drug, Could Revolutionise Dental Treatments

A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer’s drug has been discovered by a team...
Alcohol

Alcohol Consumption May Be Regulated by Liver-brain Pathway

The new study, by researchers from Imperial College London, King’s College London, and UT Southwestern Medical Center, for the first time highlights a liver-brain axis which...
Cellular senescence

New Method to Detect Ageing Cells – and Aid Rejuvenation Therapies...

Scientists have discovered a new way to look for ageing cells across a wide range of biological materials; the new method will boost understanding...
brain

Alcohol, Tobacco and Spending Time Outdoors Linked to Brain Connections

Exciting early results from analysing the brain imaging data, alongside thousands of measures of lifestyle, physical fitness, cognitive health and physical measures such as...
climate change

Can Melting of Frozen Methane Explain Rapid Climate Change 56 Million...

New research, led by the University of Southampton, suggests that the release of methane from the seafloor was much slower than previously thought during...
synthetic proteins

A New Way to Create Synthetic Proteins Could Lead to More...

Proteins perform a myriad of functions essential for life. They also make up important and useful biological materials, for example spider silk, which is...
brains

Brains of Overweight People ‘Ten Years Older’ than Lean Counterparts at...

From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to...
burn scars

Mathematicians simulate the formation of burn scars

  TU Delft PhD candidate Daniël Koppenol developed a mathematical model for the simulation of burn scar formation. He collaborated closely with plastic surgeons of...