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CO2 from air

Maria Burke, 11/07/2018

Engineers say they have demonstrated a cost-effective way to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

End game for AD

Cath O'Driscoll, 11/07/2018

Researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) say early intervention will be the key to tackling the crisis.

Fabric designed to beat acne

Maria Burke, 11/07/2018

A knitted laser fabric that blasts the skin with light can help treat chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis and acne, according to researchers.

Fish feed vaccine

Cath O'Drisoll, 11/07/2018

The IHNV virus has spread worldwide and is fatal to salmon and rainbow trout.

Green tea for heart health

Maria Burke, 11/07/2018

A compound found in green tea under investigation for its ability to reduce amyloid plaques in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease also breaks up and dissolves potentially dangerous protein plaques found in blood vessels.

Ingestible sensor

Maria Burke, 11/07/2018

In future, patients could swallow a gas-sensing capsule to diagnose gut disorders.

Nasal swab for lung cancer

Cath O'Driscoll, 11/07/2018

An annual nasal swab at the GP’s office could one day help to identify those at risk of developing lung cancer.

Plastics from sewage sludge

Anthony King, 11/07/2018

Plastic entering the environment is causing rising alarm.

Probiotic for skin health and appearance

Cath O'Driscoll, 11/07/2018

The bacteria on our skin play an essential role in keeping it healthy and looking good.

Regeneration time

Cath O'Driscoll, 11/07/2018

The field of regenerative medicine is at a ‘pivotal point’ in its development.

Space for Science

Cath O'Driscoll, 11/07/2018

Two hundred and sixty miles above the surface of the Earth, the microgravity environment of the International Space Station (ISS) is a very special place.

UK's top 10 biochemicals

Maria Burke, 11/07/2018

Chemicals produced from plants could provide alternatives to toxic or environmentally damaging petrochemicals in many products and processes.