The same way that bacteria protect their genetic material and cope with stress is now used in a broad range of emerging applications in synthetic biology. By Oscar Blackwell
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Cobalt mining on the African Copperbelt is a well known human rights crisis for many reasons. A new study on foetal blood shows its health effects may now materialise in Congolese infants before they are even born. By Charlotte Leeds.
Will banning future generations from smoking prevent future hospitalisations? By Altay Shaw
Brainwashing may seem like an alien, almost unbelievable concept to many of us. Alexandra Stein has dedicated her life to unravelling this phenomenon which robbed so many years of her life, to raise awareness of the vulnerabilities we all share that can be targeted. By Diya Asawa
(3/3) Women in developing countries are disproportionately affected by cervical cancer due to a lack of access to preventative medicine – innovations in nano-based cancer therapies are paving the way for a cancer-free future. By Mia Shepherd.
(2/3) A research team at Kings College London have developed a novel image-guided nanoparticle-based cancer treatment for targeted drug delivery, in hopes of reducing patient suffering. By Mia Shepherd.
(1/3) Trojan horse bacteria and biomarker transistors may solve some cancer questions – so say UK-based startups ChronosDx, Cansor, and Neobe Therapeutics. By Mia Shepherd.