Visual memory and science careers

People with low or no visual imagery are more likely to work in scientific and mathematical industries than creative sectors, according to new research.

The microbe that stops malaria

Scientists have discovered a microbe that completely protects mosquitoes from being infected with malaria.

Improving drug delivery

A group of US scientists has developed a new way to deliver molecules that target specific genes within cells.

Glucose-sensing neurons regulate blood sugar

Solutions to this problem may come from a better understanding of the basic mechanisms keeping blood sugar in balance.

Immune responses to COVID-19

However, it goes on to state that the responses of different patients are not all the same.

The 14 patients examined in the study showed wide-ranging immune responses.

Lab-quality microscope for £15

The OpenFlexure Microscope, described in Biomedical Optics Express, is a fully automated, laboratory-grade instrument with motorised sample positioning and focus control.

More effective stem cell transplant

 A University College London team said the finding could improve the treatment of a wide range of blood diseases in children and adults.

"AI research could pose risk for patients"

The claim is published in the BMJ, in a paper that argues this could pose a risk for the “safety of millions of patients”.

"Disasters lead to reductions in cancer screening"

Tohoku University’s Yasuhiro Miki, who specialises in disaster obstetrics and gynaecology, was one of the scientists researching the issue.