We Must Keep the Pressure On To Succeed in Global Public Health During COVID and Beyond
This opinion piece discusses the importance of not letting our guard down on infectious diseases, especially in low and middle income countries where developing effective medications that ensure access and affordability is essential.
Radically Rethinking Scientific Publication: The “Octopus” Model
Dr. Alexandra Freeman believes that the major problems associated with research culture in science can be traced back to one source: the current scientific publishing model. In this interview with Technology Networks, she explains why a novel approach, called Octopus, is a logical solution to these issues.
How To Accelerate Vaccine Production – And Avoid Speed Bumps
In this article, we discuss key challenges in vaccine development scale up, highlighting various strategies for overcoming them.
Digitization: The Lab of the Future
Technology Networks connected with Dr. Samantha Kanza to discuss the challenges of digitizing a laboratory and why electronic implementation requires more than a just a change of technology.
An Introduction to Electroporation – A Tool for Transfection and Competent Cell Generation
There are many reasons you may want to deliver something into a cell, be it genetic material or a therapeutic drug, and electroporation is a vital tool to achieve this. In this article, we will consider what electroporation is, how it works and how it’s used.
The Vaccination Divide: Where Pathogens Meet Politics
In this opinion article, Michael S Kinch considers the links between vaccination skepticism and politics, sentiments that were deeply entrenched in society before the first vaccine was discovered in the eighteenth century.
Drugs, Vaccines and a Hopeful Future: Exploring Advances in Multiple Sclerosis Research
World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day recognizes the millions of people worldwide who are affected by this neuroimmunological disease. The campaign site for World MS Day 2022 strikes an optimistic chord, seeing the date as a chance to “celebrate global solidarity and hope for the future”. This year, there is more reason to buy into that optimism than ever before.
Why Ever More Boosters Could Hurt More Than Help
In this opinion article, Michael S Kinch explains why the calls for additional booster shots to combat the COVID-19 pandemic is, from his perspective, increasingly troubling.
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When Art Meets Science, and Bodies Visualize Antibodies
Inspired by recent research from the laboratory of Albert Heck (Hecklab) at Utrecht University, a unique collaboration emerged with video artists from Sensu and performers from the Aerialettes. This artist impression visualizes how antibodies to combat diseases can be found in our own bodies.