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Overeating not the primary cause of obesity, scientists claim

The scientists argue for the 'carbohydrate-insulin model', which explains obesity as a metabolic disorder driven by what we eat, rather than how much.

Life Scientist 23 September, 2021

An all-in-one test for de novo genetic disease in embryos

In an effort to select the healthiest embryos resulting from IVF procedures, researchers have developed a one-stop method to identify de novo variants.


Breast cancer ecotypes could guide personalised treatment

Researchers reveal more than 50 distinct cancer, immune and connective cell types and states which could assign breast cancers to one of nine cancer 'ecotypes'.

Life Scientist 21 September, 2021

Proteins from the liver may cause Alzheimer's in the brain

A probable cause of Alzheimer's disease is the leakage from blood into the brain of fat-carrying particles transporting toxic proteins, researchers claim.

Life Scientist 16 September, 2021

Some coral reefs demonstrate tolerance to ocean warming

Some coral communities are becoming more heat tolerant as ocean temperatures rise, offering hope for corals in a changing climate.

Research & development 15 September, 2021

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Nano camera for real-time monitoring of chemical reactions

Nano camera for real-time monitoring of chemical reactions

Researchers have made a tiny camera, held together with 'molecular glue', that allows them to observe chemical reactions in real time.

Article 09 September, 2021
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Ventilation system filters and destroys SARS-CoV-2

Ventilation system filters and destroys SARS-CoV-2

A ventilation system developed by two Fraunhofer Institutes is able to filter SARS-CoV-2 from ambient air, before destroying it in a process known...

Article 08 March, 2021
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Bioprinting ink made out of pollen

Bioprinting ink made out of pollen

The 3D printing ink material could be used to fabricate parts useful for tissue engineering, toxicity testing and drug delivery.

Article 07 September, 2021
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