Scientists have developed dozens of new graphene-based prototypes. These technologies aim to turn mobile phones into life saving devices. The first of ICFO’s devices on display will allow customers to monitor their […]
Don’t mess with this queen bee, she’s king of her species! A female Wallace’s giant bee, long thought to be extinct, has been rediscovered on a primitive Indonesian island in the North […]
Faster, better, cheaper: the rise of CRISPR in disease detection Powerful gene-editing tool could help to diagnose illnesses such as Lassa fever early and rein in the spread of infection.
An epidemic of Lassa fever in Nigeria that has killed 69 people this year is on track to be the worst ever recorded anywhere. Now, in the hope of reducing deaths from […]
Scientists have launched a major new phase in the testing of a controversial genetically modified organism: a mosquito designed to quickly spread a genetic mutation lethal to its own species, NPR has […]
Scientists have managed to restore hearing in an adult mouse model of DFNB9 deafness — a hearing disorder that represents one of the most frequent cases of congenital genetic deafness. Individuals with […]
Researchers have developed a test that objectively measures pain biomarkers in blood. The test could help physicians better treat patients with precision medicine, and help stem the tide of the opioid crisis. […]
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging. These molecules not only rapidly improve symptoms, but remarkably, also appear to renew the underlying brain impairments […]