Plasticisers found in many objects we use every day can cause severe brain damage, according to a study published in Nature (1). Biologists from the University of Bayreuth, Germany, showed
Algorithms used by Facebook, Amazon or Netflix to predict your next film or your favourite post can also understand and predict the biological language of cancer and certain neurodegenerative diseases,
The modern human brain developed around 1.7 million years ago in Africa, according to a study published in Science (1). This involved not only an increase in brain size but
A team of German scientists develop a new implantable sensor with promising results, according to a study published in Nano Letters (1). When implanted in rats, the new gold nanoparticle
The European Union (EU), under the Portuguese Presidency, announced last week (18th March 2021) the launch of the new European Innovation Council (EIC), which aims to identify and develop revolutionary
Researchers and doctors from several centres across Germany, including the German Cancer Research Center, and the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), carried out the first clinical trial to test
A team of researchers from Pompey Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain, designed a device using printed cells on paper that work together just like a computer, according to a study
Artificial Intelligence (AI) model shows how disease-causing bacteria, like E. coli for example, cause infection by injecting a cocktail of many different proteins knows as effectors into the host cell.
The collision that wiped out the dinosaurs from the face of the Earth began at the very edges of our solar system, according to a study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports (1).
The Arctic Ocean is being “pervasively” polluted with plastic microfibres that are likely shed by synthetic clothing in the washing machine, according to a new study published on 12 January