Immune system discovery likened to finding a new continent

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The discovery could influence new immunotherapies and vaccines by providing new target epitopes for boosting the immune system.

Super-resolution 3D microscopy images cells in unprecedented detail

Posted in Science on 17th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

An advance that could reveal biological phenomena never before seen and bring new medical insights.

Scientists uncover potential trigger to kill cancer

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers have discovered a new way of triggering cell death, in a finding that could lead to drugs to treat cancer and autoimmune disease.

New device could improve cancer detection

Posted in Hardware on 12th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

A new method to isolate cancer cells that have escaped from a tumour could soon pave the way for improved diagnosis and treatment.

New acoustic-tweezer design allows for 3D bioprinting

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The new 3D acoustic tweezers can pick up single cells, or cell assemblies, and deliver them to desired locations to create 2D and 3D cell patterns, or print the cells into shapes.