Science

Some personal thoughts on travel

We asked biomedical scientist and intrepid traveller Sue Alexander her plans and opinions on travel as the world starts to open up again. Here’s what she said.

Australia's battle with Covid

Professor Adrian Esterman, Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of South Australia, looks at the current situation.

A European perspective

Fernando Mendes, President of the European Association for Professions in Biomedical Science, on the essential role of biomedical scientists in healthcare systems.

Rise of the resistance

Kip Heath, Lead Healthcare Scientist, Public Engagement Lead and stand-up comedian, introduces a project to raise public awareness of antimicrobial resistance.

Genomic medicine: Coming to the clinic near you?

Dr Rameen Shakur takes a look at how biomedical science and genomics are playing a part in real-world clinical cardiology.

Can computer games revolutionise pathology?

We look at whether gamers around the world can be pivotal in the research and innovation that forms the basis of our fight against diseases.

Dogs vs LFTs

Specially trained dogs can detect COVID-19  from sweat, which has implications for how testing takes place in a places, such as airports, explains vet and researcher, Dominique Grandjean.

The big question: a digital recovery?

This month we ask: How can we use digital to bridge the diagnostic gap during the recovery period?

Take-away diagnostics: Delivering the future?

After a rise in at-home tests and a fall in non-COVID-related hospital attendances during the pandemic, will a new era of diagnostics be ushered in as we return to normality? We look at the evidence.

Unintended consequences

Computational biologist Gregorio Alanis- Lobato highlights the need for greater awareness of and further research into the effects of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing.

The big question: multidisciplinary working

This month we ask: “What is the future of multidisciplinary working?”

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