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TB research discovery, Gulu Referral Hospital, aspergillosis

TB research discovery could now save over 10,000 lives

Around 1 in 15 people affected by Tuberculosis (TB) are likely to get the treatable fungal infection Aspergillosis, according to TB research by The University of Manchester and Gulu Referral Hospital, Uganda.
IVF baby birthweight, St Mary's hospital

IVF baby birthweight has increased by 200g

University of Manchester scientists found that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester have increased in birthweight by nearly 200g over the past 25 years.
cardiovascular disease, Arterial hypertension

Research on cardiovascular disease and the link with noise

Thomas Münzel MD, Omar Hahad PhD and Andreas Daiber PhD discuss the link between noise and cardiovascular disease, in this report about their research in the field.
ten year egg freezing, woman's fertility

House of Lords discuss ten-year egg freezing limit

We all know that a woman’s fertility decreases as she gets older, and the quality and number of her eggs decline: why is there a ten-year limit on egg freezing?
psychological practice wrong, University of Manchester psychologists

Theories underpinning psychological practice ‘wrong’

A computer game devised by University of Manchester psychologists has called into question the theories which have been used for over a century, suggesting psychological practice has been wrong.
geckos walk on water, gecko acrobatic ability

Study solves mystery of how geckos walk on water

Despite being just a few centimetres long, the gecko is known for its superior acrobatic skills and ability to power through the most challenging terrain: climbing trees, running across ice and walking on water: but how do they do these things?
science of romantic relationships, valentine's day science

Research exposes the science of romantic relationships

Reflecting on Valentine's day, at Open Access Government we push aside the petrol-station flowers and questioning of love lives to discuss recent developments by researchers on the science of romantic relationships.
masterswitch in the body's, immune system

Research reveals masterswitch in body’s immune system

Scientists have discovered a critical masterswitch in the body’s immune system with potentially major implications for the treatment of some of the most devastating diseases affecting humans.
School of Biosciences - University of Kent

School of Biosciences – quality teaching and research

The School of Biosciences combines high quality teaching and cutting-edge research with a supportive environment, attracting students globally.
Alzheimer's brain, Alzheimer's disease research

Scientists reveal largest ever map of human Alzheimer’s brain

On the 4th February 2019, a scientific breakthrough for the future of Alzheimer's brain reserach has been published - read on to explore the developments.
enigmatic radio waves

Enigmatic radio waves heard from distant galaxy

The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, have detected new Fast Radio Bursts in a galaxy beyond the Milky Way.

Climate Hazards Group: Strengthening defences against food insecurity

The Climate Hazards Group contributes to Food Security Outlooks that strengthen food security
elusive dark matter

Physics: Understanding the elusive dark matter

Richard G. Milner from the Department of Physics and Laboratory for Nuclear Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology provides an absorbing insight into the search for an understanding of the elusive dark matter, one of the great scientific quests of our age
Pursuing physics

Pursuing physics at the forefront of knowledge

Denise Caldwell, Director, Division of Physics at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) provides a fascinating perspective on how the organisation is pursuing physics to the forefront of knowledge
Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine Disrupters: To Assess Or Not To Assess?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) are chemical substances that can damage our health and/or the health of environmental organisms by altering the hormone function.
drug innovation

ISOTOPICS, a European project for de-risking drug innovation

Christophe Dugave & Karen Hinsinger from CEA-Saclay highlight an exciting European research project for de-risking drug innovation, ISOTOPICS
Open Access

No more paywalls: Open Access as of 2020

President of the National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Matthias Egger reveals the organisation’s exciting new open access policy in this interview
research equipment

Research equipment and facilities at Dublin City University are open to the world

Dublin City University is creating an environment where research equipment and state-of-the-art facilities are available for open use
DTU CEN - Center For Electron Nanoscopy

Atom-by-Atom – Watching carbon atoms assemble to low-dimensional nanostructures

Jakob Birkedal Wagner of the DTU Center For Electron Nanoscopy discusses research into low-dimensional nanostructures from carbon assembly The abundance of carbon in nature combined with the variety of assembling the individual atoms into nanostructures with various physical properties such as metallic, semiconducting, semi metallic etc. make carbon nanostructures of particular...

Profile: Industrial biotechnology workshops kick-start academia–industry collaborations

by Alison Parkin, University of York and Jon Lloyd, University of Manchester A key aim of the Metals in Biology network, one of thirteen UK government-funded Networks in Biotechnology and Bioenergy, is to bring together scientists from academia and industry to work together more effectively. With this remit, the network...

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