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.

SARS-CoV-2 spike protein mapping

They found that SARS-CoV-2 S glycans differ from typical host glycan processing, which may have implications in vaccine design.

Government call-out to increase testing capacity

It stated that it wants to build a large diagnostic industry in this country able to tackle this challenge in the longer term and encouraged “the innovative minds of British academia and

Biomedical Science Day 2020

This year there are changes – stands in foyers and laboratory tours are out, and digital celebrations and communications are in.