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Friday, 18 October 2019

Science News

  • Replacing inhalers with a new drug

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2017

    A common treatment for asthma requires use of an inhaler that is used to deliver steroids and other drugs in an aerosol form. Scientists are developing a drug that would replace steroids a...Read more

  • Scientists convert skin to blood vessels

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2017

    A molecular switch has been identified that converts skin cells into cells found in blood vessels, raising hopes of aiding heart disease sufferers. This technique boosts levels of an enzym...Read more

  • Potential way to design new antibiotics

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2017

    Two Swiss research teams from the University of Bern and the ETH Zurich have developed a new method to shed light onto a mostly unknown process of bacterial protein production. Their result...Read more

  • Experimental technology for monitoring drug levels in the body

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2017

    A team of Stanford electrical engineers have developed a drug delivery tool that could make it easier for people to get the correct dose of lifesaving drugs. The new technology has three b...Read more

  • A new detector for flu

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2017

    Scientists at the University of Washington have developed a fast and easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostic test that could one day help doctors and hospitals head off the rapid spread of the...Read more

  • Insulin independence for diabetes achieved

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 11 May, 2017

    Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine have produced the first clinical results demonstrating that pancreatic islet cells...Read more

  • New chlamydia drug targets discovered

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators at the University of British Columbia have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts wit...Read more

  • New technique for reducing blood sugar levels

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create ...Read more

  • Metabolic markers to diagnose typhoid fever

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2017

    Researchers at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam have identified a metabolite 'signature' that can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing tropical dise...Read more

  • Researchers shed new light on influenza detection

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have discovered a way to make influenza visible to the naked eye. By engineering dye molecules to target a specific enzyme of the virus, the tea...Read more

  • A unique enzyme for gluten-sensitive patients

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Örebro, Sweden have found that taking an enzyme tablet while consuming foods containing gluten prevents a significant amount of it from entering the sm...Read more

  • A molecular slingshot created for shooting drugs

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    An international team of researchers from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and the University of Montreal has reported the design and synthesis of a nanoscale molecular slingshot made of ...Read more

  • Water based gel for healing burn injuries

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2017

    Indian researchers have developed an ointment derived from wood that can speed up healing of burn injuries, check infection and preclude the need for repeated dressings. The starting point...Read more

  • Optical spectroscopy for assessing kidney function

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2017

    A new technique developed by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab promises to improve accuracy and lower costs of real-time assessment of kidney function. It explores the use of ...Read more

  • Bacterial drug resistance can be reversed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2017

    Indian researchers have unravelled the mechanism by which hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas produced by bacteria protects them from antibiotics and plays a key role in helping bacteria develop dr...Read more

  • Smart contact lens sensor developed

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A recent study, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea has proposed the possibility of in situ human health monitoring simply by wearing a c...Read more

  • First synthetic retina for the visually impaired created

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people. Until now, all artificial retinal research has used only rigid...Read more

  • New microscopic technique to detect metastatic melanomas

    Science |  News | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2017

    Researchers at the University of Missouri Columbia have devised a new tool to detect and analyze single melanoma cells that are more representative of the skin cancers developed by most pat...Read more