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  • Apr 09 2021

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    While public health announcements focus on the Hands, Face, Space message and the worldwide vaccine roll out aims to curb new cases, we have neglected to keep up with research into new treatments for those who contract covid-19. When covid-19 sent the world into lockdowns in March 2020, new research...

  • February 26 2021

    A new material for targeted removal of copper from wastewater Scientists have developed ‘ZIOS’, capable of selective extraction of the metal from contaminated water. By- Arushi Malhotra From left: Schematic diagram of a ZIOS network; and a SEM (scanning electron microscopy) image of a ZIOS-copper sa...

  • February 25 2021

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    Operation Warp Speed, launched in early 2020, helped speed up the pace of vaccine innovation, turning the normally 10+ year clinical trials process into one that takes less than a year. To learn more about the vaccine development process, check out this post by Nidhi.Although vaccine development has...

  • January 6 2021

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    In less than one-year, scientists created not one, not two, but three vaccines with over 90% efficacy for Covid-19. Which begs the question, what gives? Why don't we have cures for all our other ailments? After spending billions of dollars on cancer research for decades, where is that cure? Regretta...

  • December 10 2020

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    Recent developments of mRNA vaccines to protect people from SARS-COV-2 are making headlines. The first two successful mRNA vaccines, the immunization jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech and a second vaccine developed by Moderna, are turning mRNA vaccines into a household topic. For many scienti...

  • November 8 2020

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    60-70% of dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer’s, where the build-up of beta-amyloid and tau proteins disintegrate cognitive tissue, resulting in memory loss. With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia every year, the annual global cost of caring for dementia sufferers will rise to $2trn by 2030...

  • September 13 2020

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    Greetings I humbly request assistance in completing a survey on the mental health and wellbeing of Adults during COVID-19 pandemic. Please kindly copy and paste the link below in your browser to access the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MZW6J3H Your participation would be highly appreciated

  • September 11 2020

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    Could honeybee venom be used to kill aggressive cancel cells? This is the news out this month (Sept’ 2020) from research into bee venom. We all know how wonderful and important the honeybee is to our lives, but could its venom now be a key to cancer prognosis? Honeybees are fundamental to life on Ea...

  • September 2 2020

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    The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is the virus that causes COVID-19, a disease that has upended the entire world.  Scientists have been working tirelessly to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. To control infection and also prevent further spread, entire nations are invested in the development of a safe, e...

  • July 29 2020

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    Hi, I’m Alice, a third year undergraduate Biology student at Durham university. Over the Summer, I have been working with one of my professors to investigate what is known about the effects of COVID-19 on the brain and thought I would share my findings as this is something everyone should be aware o...

  • July 29 2020

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    Remember when putting on a face mask meant slapping on a skincare product for a session of self-care? Yeah, neither do we. Our day to day lives have changed dramatically over the last few months and there has been much confusion over what we should or should not be doing. One thing that has been hea...

  • June 26 2020

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    IT’S FAIR TO SAY I LOVE DOGS AND I SHARE THIS OPINION WITH A LARGE PERCENTAGE OF THE PLANET, BUT AS WELL AS THEIR ADORABLENESS DO YOU KNOW WHAT MAKES DOGS REALLY IMPRESSIVE? THEIR INCREDIBLE SENSE OF SMELL. FIND OUT HOW RESEARCHERS ARE UTILISING THIS IN OUR FIGHT AGAINST DISEASES, EVEN CORONAVIRUS. ...