Light may one day offer a way to help people unable to express themselves because of brain injury or disease communicate with the outside world.
Feb. 9, 2021 • ~7 min
A bioluminescent capsule tests levels of bile salt hydrolase in the gut and its creators say its findings suggest the power of probiotics.
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~6 min
A team led by investigators has now developed an automated method that can identify and track the development of two key abnormal protein deposits that accumulate in the brain during the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~4 min
"Our results suggest that the more social pressure a man feels to be masculine, the more aggressive he may be."
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~5 min
A new deep-learning algorithm can de-noise images to reveal otherwise invisible details. Here's how it outdoes other de-noising algorithms.
Jan. 26, 2021 • ~6 min
‘Virtual biopsies’ could replace tissue biopsies in future thanks to technique developed by Cambridge scientists
A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumour biopsies, has been developed by cancer
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~6 min
When surgeons remove cancer, they have to ask, "did we get it all?" A new microscope could let them check much faster than current methods.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~8 min
Fathers know they should help instil healthy body image in their daughters, but feel awkward in practice, new research finds.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
Driving force behind cellular ‘protein factories’ could have implications for neurodegenerative disease
Researchers have identified the driving force behind a cellular process linked to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
AI could help cut waiting times for cancer by automating mark-up of patient scans prior to radiotherapy
Doctors at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge aim to drastically cut cancer waiting times by using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate lengthy
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~6 min