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Satellites Could Help Forecast the Next Cholera Outbreak

Posted in Software on 5th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Using satellite data and specialized algorithms, one group was able to accurately predict an outbreak weeks in advance.

UK pledges 00m to global efforts to eradicate polio

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Money will fund vaccination of 45 million children annually until 2020, when the world could finally be declared polio-free.

Teenager's sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

A French teenager's sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.

The causes of Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease.

Scientists have an antibody that neutralises 98% of HIV strains

Posted in Medicine on 19th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

We're closer than ever to an HIV vaccine.