Evaporation Revelation

One of the problems with trying to research the hypothetical ‘primordial soup’ from which all life may have emerged is how to separate the elements which led to the first living cells being formed. Now, a research team has found that evaporation could facilitate...

Diamonds Are a Tooth’s Best Friend

A cross-disciplinary team has discovered that nanodiamonds (NDs) may be a highly effective agent in battling oral infections, a discovery which could open up new opportunities for improving oral health worldwide and provide a real alternative to the customary...

Fighting Back against COVID-19

VACCINE BREAKTHROUGHSCurrent vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 have done well protecting people from severe illness and death, but some studies have shown that even vaccinated people may continue to carry quite high levels of the virus in their nose, a situation that may...

Vital Signs

The advanced device can pick up signals other sensors cannot and uses transistors to form an inverter capable of detecting strokes. Dr Paddy KL Chan, Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, leads the team which, in collaboration with Nanjing...

Keeping Humans in the Loop

The promise of robotics in healthcare is often equated with the development of self-driving cars. The latter technology has accelerated and these cars are now being tested on roads, although not without challenges. Could we one day have autonomous medical droids...