News - 15 Jan 2021
Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania have identified ionizable lipid nanoparticles that could be...
News - 14 Dec 2020
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A new graphene-based sensor could speed up the detection of COVID-19, helping limit this global pandemic.
The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we think...
News - 10 Dec 2020
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In 2020, every individual in the world is generating around 1.7 MB of data each second and that data amounts to 418 zettabytes, or 418...
News - 4 Dec 2020
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A COVID-19 vaccine — or two — is just around the corner, bringing with it the possibility of a return to...
News - 4 Nov 2020
A group of scientists from the University of Liverpool has revealed new possibilities for the upcoming development of clean, sustainable bioenergy.
Illustration of a carboxysome and enzymes. Image...
News - 14 Oct 2020
Fighting clever parasites requires smart vaccines that can trigger critical immune responses. A University of Chicago-based research team has found a novel way to do that. These experts, specialists...
News - 6 Oct 2020
Using specialized nanoparticles, MIT engineers have developed a way to turn off specific genes in cells of the bone marrow, which play an important role in producing blood cells. These particles could...
News - 24 Sep 2020
In the September issue of the journal Nature, scientists from Texas A&M University, Hewlett Packard Labs and Stanford University have described a new nanodevice that acts almost identically to a...
News - 24 Aug 2020
Inserting genetic material into the body to treat diseases caused by gene mutations can work, scientists say - but getting those materials to the right place safely is tricky.
News - 19 Aug 2020
In recent years, a non-invasive biopsy method called liquid biopsy has shown promise as a potential alternative to tissue biopsy, currently the gold standard in cancer detection and diagnosis.