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Brain biomarker can predict compulsive drinking

Researchers have discovered a brain circuit that controls alcohol drinking behaviour in mice, and can be used as a biomarker for predicting the development of compulsive...

Life Scientist 05 December, 2019

Human nerve cells transplanted into a mouse brain

Researchers have developed a novel strategy to transplant human neurons as individual cells into a mouse brain and to follow their development over time.

Life Scientist 04 December, 2019

Blocking a survival mechanism in melanoma

The effectiveness of current treatments for melanoma could be improved by using approaches that wipe out the 'survival system' of cancer cells.

Life Scientist 03 December, 2019

Nanoparticles could be used to detect deadly microbes

Researchers have revealed how nanoparticles could be used to identify the presence of invasive and sometimes deadly microbes, as well as to deliver targeted treatments more...

Life Scientist 02 December, 2019

Gut bacteria may alter ageing process

Microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down.

Life Scientist 29 November, 2019

Biotechnology
Drug accelerates cell division in aggressive breast cancers

Drug accelerates cell division in aggressive breast cancers

A new drug blocks one of cancer's key evolutionary escape routes from chemotherapy, reinvigorating the response to chemotherapy in cancers that...

Article 08 November, 2019
Health & Medical
New strain of HIV discovered

New strain of HIV discovered

Scientists have confirmed a new subtype of HIV, called HIV-1 group M subtype L — the first new subtype of 'group M' HIV virus to be...

Article 11 November, 2019
Life Sciences
Human nerve cells transplanted into a mouse brain

Human nerve cells transplanted into a mouse brain

Researchers have developed a novel strategy to transplant human neurons as individual cells into a mouse brain and to follow their development over...

Article 04 December, 2019
Molecular Biology
Light-activated cells produce insulin for diabetics

Light-activated cells produce insulin for diabetics

Researchers transplanted engineered pancreatic beta cells into diabetic mice, then caused the cells to produce two to three times the typical level...

Article 18 November, 2019
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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