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UCL Professor Mohan Edirisinghe completed a ‘hat trick’ of wins yesterday as he collected a 2013 Brian Mercer Feasibility award in a ceremony at the Royal Society.
The prize was awarded at the Society’s annual ‘Labs to Riches’ event, which… Read more »
When Alice Pyne starts talking about giving “crystallised virus structures” to school children, my heart skips a beat. Surely we’ve screwed up the next generation enough already without giving them the means to wage biological warfare.The virus in question, the… Read more »
X-rays transformed medicine a century ago by providing a noninvasive way to detect internal structures in the body. Still, they have limitations: X-rays cannot image the body’s soft tissues, except with the use of contrast-enhancing agents that must be swallowed… Read more »
Medicated adhesive patches have become a preferred method of delivery for everything from nicotine to hormones to motion sickness medication. Drexel University researchers are trying to expand the possibilities of this system — called transdermal delivery — with the help… Read more »
Although electrocardiograms (ECGs) can help predict cardiac emergencies as much as several months before a potentially life-threatening episode, this usually requires being hooked up to an ECG machine for a period of time at a doctor’s office or hospital. A… Read more »