Can Stem Cells be Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease?Video
Sophie discusses current research investigating the use of stem cells to replace damaged neurons in Parkinson's. Could something that once sounded like science fiction actually be a potential future treatment?
Dr. Lina R. Nih Discusses Her Novel Approach to Brain Vasculature RegenerationVideo
Xandrina and Adam speak with Dr. Lina Nih to find out about her novel hydrogel approach to brain tissue repair following Stroke
Plug-and-play Paperfluidic DiagnosticsVideo
Researchers at MIT have developed half-inch modular blocks that can be constructed to produced different diagnostic devices. They hope that their low-cost, easy-to-assemble half-inch creations will soon land in the hands of many small laboratories around the world, to improve infection detection and monitoring.
Dr. Sam Wadsworth discusses how 3D bioprinting of organs could assist the drug development process and improve healthcare.Watch Now
Growing embryos in vitro for longer allows researchers to tackle major questions in embryology, such as how cells coordinate themselves to achieve major milestones. Cambridge University Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz explains what it means to study embryos at a time when many pregnancies fail.Watch Now
Scientists at the University of Sussex are working on the prototype of a quantum computer that could change the finance industry as well as medicine and cybersecurity.
This tour through their lab explores how the trapped ion quantum computer works and how it could revolutionise our lives.
Professor Sir Doug Turnbull from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research at the University of Newcastle explains his research into mitochondrial donation, the innovative treatment that hopes to stop faulty mitochondria being passed on from mother to child to prevent incurable genetic diseases.
The first babies conceived with this treatment through IVF may be born in the UK soon.
Scientists are trying to develop new antibiotics for humans from the bacteria leafcutter ants are carrying on their bodies to protect the fungus they farm from other microbes.Watch Now
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