Research & Innovation News

Open Access Government has a massive variety of Scientific Research and Innovation information that is available in this category.

This section explores the latest breakthroughs in all aspects of science: including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and Sociology. There is extensive research on psychological and social patterns that occur in everyday life.

Information is available on scientific policies that the government might adopt. Along with the changes and developments of global space policy. We cover the ongoing rise of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and cancer research breakthroughs along with countries and their own individual research priorities.

Within this category we explore the massive increase and growth in CBD research and production, there is a lot of interesting information available.

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COVID-19 patients may be susceptible to developing subacute thyroiditis

The first known case of subacute thyroiditis after COVID-19 infection has been reported in a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
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Chemistry: Microfluidic devices for detecting pain

Jay Sibbitts, Shu Jia, Obdulia Covarrubias-Zambrano, Stefan H. Bossmann and Christopher T Culbertson from Kansas State University’s Department of Chemistry walk us through what we need to know about microfluidic devices for detecting pain.
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How are advanced materials part of the solution to our global challenges?

Philippe JACQUES, Managing Director of EMIRI, explores how advanced materials can be used to solve global challenges such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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Can nanotechnology aid the battle against COVID-19?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, explores if nanotechnology aids the battle against COVID-19.
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Modeling the whole-body dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 to investigate treatment strategies for effective management of...

Prashant Dogra1, Kavya Sinha2, Zhihui Wang1, Vittorio Cristini1,* 1Mathematics in Medicine Program, Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, Texas 2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart...
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Over 25% of the UK have already had COVID-19

Researchers from The University of Manchester, Salford Royal and Res Consortium prove that over 25% of the UK are likely to have contracted COVID-19 already.
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The NIDCR: Advancing America’s oral health through research and innovation

Here, Megan Warrender looks into the strides being made by the NIDCR to support dental research and innovation, and, in particular, how current initiatives feed into long term plans for dental, oral and craniofacial health and disease in the U.S.
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What is the lockdown impact on alcohol intake, gambling and porn use?

One of the key questions is soon to be answered by researchers, who will track lockdown impact on alcohol intake, gambling habits and porn watching.
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Subsurface sampling using High-Velocity impactors

Here, R.M Winglee and M. Danner, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, discuss robotic exploration and High-Velocity Impactors.
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Umbilical cord stem cells have the potential to treat COVID-19

Studies suggest that the use of mesenchymal stem cells collected from umbilical cord blood and tissue are a safe and effective way to alleviate symptoms of coronavirus and promote fast recovery.
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Chemistry research: Driving discovery and development

The Division of Chemistry at the National Science Foundation, provides an update on their work in driving discovery and development concerning chemistry research that improves the quality of life in the United States.
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Existing drugs should be used to treat COVID-19 instead of vaccine

Researchers say we should repurpose existing drugs, which would be faster than waiting for a "magic bullet" vaccine to treat COVID-19.
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COVID-19 Volunteer Testing Network: Screening healthcare workers

Mike Fischer CBE, Founder of the COVID-19 Volunteer Testing Network, details the work being done to keep healthcare workers safe on the frontline and provide regular screening for COVID-19.
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Scientists design novel chemical compounds using AI to combat SARS-CoV-2

Scientists at TCS designed novel chemical compounds using AI that can inhibit the 3CL protease of SARS-CoV-2, which is responsible for viral replication. Ananth Krishnan, Chief Technology Office, TCS, discusses the research here.
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Drugs used for curing hepatitis C might also help against COVID-19

Several drugs used for curing hepatitis C have been identified as potential candidates to treat COVID-19, according to research conducted using the MOGON II supercomputer at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
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It should never have taken COVID-19 for us to value rapid testing

Daniel Berman, Head of Global Health, Nesta Challenges, says that it should not have taken COVID-19 to emphasise the necessity of rapid testing.
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Blood cells provide new clue for treatment of COVID-19

Researchers studying coronavirus cases in China have found that Cytokine storms and T cell counts may offer clues on how to treat COVID-19.
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Researchers link race and class to increased COVID-19 death risk

Study finds non-white, low-income populations suffer increased COVID-19 death risk, and proposes rent freeze policies to help people survive.
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How UK healthtech startups are supporting the NHS frontline during COVID-19

Dr Anas Nader, co-founder of Patchwork Health, discusses the crucial role UK healthtech startups are playing on the frontline of the NHS COVID-19 response.
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Researchers explain how to build a ventilator for £60

The University of Barcelona explain to the world how to build a ventilator inexpensively, which functions like a high-quality commercial device.

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