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Clean Water Cheaply & Safely

Clean Water Cheaply & Safely

Scientists have developed a cost-effective water disinfection device that can run safely on low-input voltage batteries.

Asian Liver Fluke Genome Sequenced

Asian Liver Fluke Genome Sequenced

The genome of the Asian liver fluke, a parasite that can cause bile duct cancer and infects millions in Asia, has been sequenced.

Gene Editing Does Not Introduce New Mutations

Gene Editing Does Not Introduce New Mutations

A study shows that gene editing technology, which could help treat genetic diseases, does not introduce new mutations to cells.

Research Needed To Resolve Fate Of Missing Plastic Debris

Research Needed To Resolve Fate Of Missing Plastic Debris

Plastic pollution is widespread throughout the world’s oceans, but fragments smaller than one millimeter are mysteriously missing.

High-Tech Imaging Dispels Dinosaur Stampede Theory

High-Tech Imaging Dispels Dinosaur Stampede Theory

3D modelling reveals that dinosaur footprints at Lark Quarry were made by a herbivore, making the stampede theory unlikely.

Overcoming The Vascularization Challenge

Overcoming The Vascularization Challenge

The ability to print organs equipped with a blood supply could revolutionize the field of bioprinting.

Which Genes Make A Head?

Which Genes Make A Head?

Scientists are one step closer to understanding how complex organs can be regenerated, thanks to a study on head formation in frogs.

High-Precision Spectroscopy Paves The Way For Atomic Clocks

High-Precision Spectroscopy Paves The Way For Atomic Clocks

Scientists have developed a method of trapping atoms in an optical lattice that could lead to the miniaturization of atomic clocks.

Amyloid Fibrils: The Link Between HIV & Alzheimer’s

Amyloid Fibrils: The Link Between HIV & Alzheimer’s

Scientists have found that the protein fibrils which enhance the infective ability of HIV are toxic to neuronal cells even when disaggregated.

A*STAR & Roche Develop Cancer Killing Antibodies

A*STAR & Roche Develop Cancer Killing Antibodies

Scientists have developed a new approach to cancer treatment: using antibodies which can target and directly kill cancer cells.