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Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
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Light-activated cancer drugs without toxic side effects: fresh insight
Cancer drugs activated by light, minimizing toxic side-effects, are a step closer thanks to new research from University of Warwick and Monash University through the Monash Warwick Alliance.
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Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
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The Scanpy software processes huge amounts of single-cell data
Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a program that is able to help manage enormous datasets. The software, named Scanpy, is a candidate for analyzing the Human Cell Atlas, and has recently been published in Genome Biology.
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AMU Team designs an innovative life-saving stethoscope
AMU team of researchers led by Dr Honorata Hafke-Dys from AMU Institute of Acoustics (Faculty of Physics), have designed a new and intelligent stethoscope. They called it: StethoMe. The design was possible thanks to 1.5 M PLN invested in the project by TDJ Pitango Ventures, the Polish-Israeli innovative start-up fund.
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A step toward sensitive and fast gluten detection
For people with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivities, the number of food options in the stores is growing. But current tests for gluten are not finding all of the substance in foods, resulting in some products being labeled "gluten free" when they really aren't.
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Smart Thermometer improves flu forecasting
Real-time data from smartphone thermometers can effectively track and predict influenza activity at national and regional levels.
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New tool for tracking 'kiss-and-run' communication between cells
A new method for monitoring interactions between cells, dubbed LIPSTIC by its creators, is much more than a cosmetic improvement over existing techniques. The breakthrough, led by The Rockefeller University assistant professor Gabriel Victora, offers scientists in a wide range of disciplines a powerful new tool for studying complex biological events as they play out in live animals.
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NTU scientists create customizable, fabric-like power source for wearable electronics
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a customizable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded or stretched without losing its function.
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Microcapsules gain a new power - scavenging reactive oxygen species
Stable, biocompatible microcapsules from the lab of Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., have gained a new power - the ability to scavenge reactive oxygen species.
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