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New innovative brain cancer treatment aid available across England

A new treatment aid known as 5-ALA will allow surgeons to identify areas of the brain affected by cancer more accurately.
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How can you improve your chances of FDA approval?

Here Dr. Harneet Arora, freelance neurologist, and FDA regulations expert, shares her advice on how to submit an application with FDA approval.
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Government to provide funding for groundbreaking innovations

Science Minister calls on researchers and businesses to submit applications for government funding to support groundbreaking innovations.
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Charities renew investment in Type 1 diabetes treatment

Diabetes UK and JDRF have announced their continued commitment to revolutionising Type 1 diabetes treatment, by awarding £490,000 to fund the next generation of immunotherapy research.
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How can economics tackle the issue of antimicrobial resistance?

Applying the economics of climate change to antimicrobial resistance could help to avert the 10 million deaths that are predicted to occur by 2050 if urgent action isn’t taken.
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Sleep and ageing: Two sides of one coin?

Oxford University researchers have discovered a brain process common to sleep and ageing in research that could pave the way for new treatments for insomnia.
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Strengthening EU-Japan cooperation in AI, research and innovation

Vice-President Ansip and Minister Hirai discussed bilateral EU-Japan cooperation to promote a human-centric approach to artificial intelligence (AI).
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New prognostic test could make personalised IBD treatment

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new test that can reliably predict the future course of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in individuals, transforming treatments for patients.
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Sex drug could be the next heart failure treatment

The University of Manchester found that a drug used for erectile dysfunction can slow or even reverse the progression of heart failure of sheep.
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How humanised machine learning is augmenting human intelligence

Mind Foundry Director of Research, Nathan Korda, discusses how humanised machine learning platforms are enabling the rise of the ‘citizen data scientist’.
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CBD could be “new class of treatment” for psychosis

King's College London researchers found that cannabidiol (CBD) could hold promise as a treatment for psychosis, according to reasonable benefits seen in a clinical trial.
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Urine test could replace smear test for cervical cancer

University of Manchester scientists latest research finds that urine testing may be as good as the smear test for preventing cervical cancer.
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Over 900 reports of modern slavery in UK car washes

Drivers reported more than 900 potential cases of modern slavery at hand car washes over a five-month period, according to research by the University of Nottingham.
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Scientists discover gene that prevents obesity

Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
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Scientists find “mindreading” neurons in some brains

Scientists have identified special types of "mindreading" neurons that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions.
Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion

Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion – A progress report

C. Francis Thio and F. Douglas Witherspoon, HyperJet Fusion Corporation, provide an update on the progress on Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion.
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Resourcing modern industries by responsive mining solutions

Kate Moore, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter, discusses whether small mining operations can supply the raw materials for manufacturing of modern technologies.
archaeology of collagen

Chemistry and the archaeology of collagen

Takashi Nakazawa, Professor at Nara Women’s University explores some fascinating aspects of chemistry and the archaeology of collagen, as well as a view point expressed on analysing ancient specimens in a collaborative way.
Risk analysis of toxicants

Chemistry focus: Uncertainties, a current hotspot in the risk analysis of toxicants

An aspect of chemistry, uncertainties, is a current hotspot in the risk analysis of toxicants, writes Alberto Mantovani, Research Director at Istituto Superiore di Sanità – Roma, Italy.

NanoStreeM: The nano-safety roadmap for semiconductor research and development

Dimiter Prodanov from Imec and Daniela Iacopino from Tyndall reveal how NanoStreeM has set up the nano-safety roadmap when it comes to semiconductor research and development.

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