Conspiracy theories about COVID-19 have been spreading since the early days of the outbreak. But how do we know whether a biological entity is artificially made or has occurred naturally? Marc Baiget Francesch explores the capabilities of current scientific approaches in terms of virus engineering and how this applies to…
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The UK government will invest £8.4 million in COVID-19 research projects to reveal more information that can be used to develop therapies and vaccines against the disease.
The ARRIVE 2.0 guidelines outline what researchers should include in reports to increase reproducibility and reliability for peer-review, and reduce certain ethical concerns surrounding the use of animals in research.
Researchers have discovered that macrophages are a key cause for pain in women with endometriosis so could be a treatment target for the condition.
A study has identified a molecule which boosts immune cell function and could be used in cancer therapies.
The largest ever parasitic worm study has revealed nearly 1 million new genes, and has identified potential drug targets and drugs...
A team of scientists in the UK have developed a fluorescent imaging probe capable of tracking Gram-negative bacterial lung infections in real time.
Mouse models showed promise when an anticancer drug was used to treat liver failure, resulting in liver regeneration and preventing liver related death...
A new commentary by epidemiologists supports the viability of a potential way to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease...
A new study has revealed that bile duct cells can switch to become normal liver cells to help repair the liver after severe damage.
A new study has identified how exposure to sunlight alleviates symptoms of eczema by triggering the release of a compound in the skin that dampens inflammation.
The ABPI has developed a new tool to help build research relationships between the pharmaceutical industry and UK academics.