Health & Medicine
Lymphatic vessels shown to exist within bone
Sarya Fidan describes new research from Oxford that reveals the presence of lymphatic vessels in bone, and their role in bone repair.
England on track to be first country to eliminate hepatitis C
England is set to eliminate hepatitis C by 2025, making it the first country in the world to do so, thanks to an antiviral drug deal.
A Potential Breakthrough in HIV Vaccine Development
Andrew Griffiths reports on results from a small-scale clinical trial showing a potential breakthrough in HIV vaccine development.
Key disease process of Type 2 Diabetes identified
Emma Clarke reports on new research showing that blocking the enzyme glucokinase may slow, or even prevent, type 2 diabetes disease progression.
CRISPR and viruses: How phages can weaponise the popular gene-editing tool
Izzie Farrance reports on new research finding that bacteriophages can weaponise the CRISPR gene-editing system against competing viruses.
New bone marrow organoids for cancer research
Angelina Shcherbokova reports on new research demonstrating the steps forward in the use of bone marrow organoids in blood cancer research.
One jab for all: Could a universal flu vaccine be on the horizon?
Ashley Jackson reports on progress on the hunt for a universal flu vaccine, and reviews the pros and cons of such a venture.
Lung infections caused by gut bacteria: What does this mean for the future of antibiotics?
Jen Jiang reports on a new study finding that lung infections can be caused by gut bacteria, with implications for antimicrobial resistance.
Vaginal delivery or C-section: Does mode-of-delivery affect how we respond to vaccines as an infant?
Evie Rosette reports on recent research finding a possible link between mode-of-delivery and response to vaccines in infancy.
Transfusion of lab-grown red blood cells in pioneering clinical trial could revolutionise treatment of rare blood disorders
Caius Gibeily reports on the promising results from a phase I trial which transfused lab-grown red blood cells into healthy patients.