New ‘Parp inhibitors’ could prevent certain tumours appearing

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Breakthrough research could see some genetic cancers neutralised before they take hold and is already being used for people at risk.

12 cancer research breakthroughs of 2021

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

2021 has been a fantastic year for science with the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine happening at unprecedented speed thanks to the hard work of people around the world. And all through this turbulent time, cancer researchers have been hard at work too.

Harvard breakthrough shows stem cells can be genetically edited in the body

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

The team says this breakthrough could lead to new treatments for genetic diseases, particularly those like muscular dystrophy which hinge on tissue regeneration.

Brain-inspired device to power artificial systems

Posted in Hardware on 10th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

New research has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems that can mimic the human brain.