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Second-gen lung-on-chip developed

Scientists have created a second-generation lung-on-chip model with life-size dimension alveoli in a stretchable membrane, made of purely biological material.

Life Scientist 26 February, 2021

Holidays have restorative effects on shift workers' DNA

Researchers have revealed that resting during a holiday period restores functions associated with DNA regulation in shift workers suffering from sleep deprivation.

Life Scientist 24 February, 2021

Asthma subtype may heighten flu risk, cause mutations

A subtype of asthma in adults may cause higher susceptibility to influenza and could result in dangerous flu mutations, according to an international study.

Life Scientist 24 February, 2021

Nanoparticles boost the immune system to fight cancer

A new nanoparticle-based drug can boost the body's innate immune system and make it more effective at fighting off tumours, according to researchers.

Life Scientist 23 February, 2021

How persistent bacteria 'sleep' through antibiotic attacks

Bacteria can survive antibiotic treatment even without antibiotic resistance by slowing down their metabolism and going into a type of deep sleep.

Life Scientist 19 February, 2021

Biotechnology
Second-gen lung-on-chip developed

Second-gen lung-on-chip developed

Scientists have created a second-generation lung-on-chip model with life-size dimension alveoli in a stretchable membrane, made of purely...

Article 26 February, 2021
Health & Medical
Concern about increased malaria mutation, transmission

Concern about increased malaria mutation, transmission

Researchers point to recent mutations against an antimalarial drug and how the mosquito's natural blood feeding behaviour shortens the...

Article 09 February, 2021
Life Sciences
Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language

Whereas adults process most discrete neural tasks in specific areas in one or the other of their brain's two hemispheres, infants and young...

Article 30 October, 2020
Molecular Biology
The placebo effect can help cure nausea

The placebo effect can help cure nausea

Scientists have studied the phenomenon of the placebo effect in the context of nausea, and identified specific proteins that correlate with its...

Article 22 January, 2021
Lab Technology
Robot chemist discovers a new catalyst

Robot chemist discovers a new catalyst

UK researchers have built an intelligent mobile robot scientist with the ability to work almost 24 hours a day and to carry out experiments by itself.

Article 04 December, 2020
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