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Gut microbiota health linked to bacterial infections

The health and balance of the gut microbiota is important in the progression of a bacterial infection, according to new research.



Cutting-edge electron microscope revealed

Highly advanced electron microscope unveiled at opening of new £5million structural biology centre in Scotland



Robot chemist discovers new molecules and reactions

AI-driven chemistry could revolutionise the ways molecules are discovered



Research on Malaria offers new target for intervention

Discovery of Malaria parasite behaviour offers new target for treatment



Charming particle opens ‘new frontier’ for physics

Xi-cc++ is part of a family of ‘doubly charmed baryons’ that are predicted to exist by the Standard Model theory of particle physics



Mobile health surveillance technology has proven essential in the fight against rabies

System used to report real-time instances of rabid animal bites on humans, as well as human and animal rabies vaccination use



Improving safety and minimising set-up time for chemical syntheses

The Asynt CondenSyn Air Condenser has been extensively tested by researchers in the Cronin Group within the School of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow, UK



Cancer conference poster prize winner

Winner of the AMSBIO-Trevigen prize for the best poster at Beatson International Cancer Conference was Katarzyna Grzes of the University of Dundee



Targeted antibiotic use may help cure chronic myeloid leukaemia

Researchers showed that treatment with tigecycline is effective in killing CML stem cells when used in combination with imatinib



Lab-grown bone cell breakthrough heralds new benefits for orthopaedics

‘Nanokicking’ has allowed scientists to grow three-dimensional samples of mineralised bone in the laboratory for the first time



Predicting the risk of type 2 diabetes

Researchers have discovered potential new predictors, or ‘biomarkers’ of diabetes



Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Wanted to develop a way to improve therapy that induces cancer cell killing while also mitigating unwanted toxicity



Novel therapeutic approach against genetic forms of schizophrenia

Research led by the University of Glasgow has made a breakthrough in developing a possible future treatment of schizophrenia and related psychiatric conditions



Has effective medical therapy made the benefit of ICDs uncertain?

Analysis of data on more than 40,000 patients who had heart failure and were enrolled in one of 12 clinical trials



Drug could also reduce heart disease in those with type 1 diabetes

Metformin therapy in type 1 diabetes has potential to reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, say researchers



Sweet or savoury?

New research on how the brain makes preference-based decisions



Memory insight may prove beneficial for those with brain damage

Researchers have found that multiple parts of the brain are involved in memory processing, furthering our understanding of how the brain works



Sleeping habits linked to increase in obesity

Findings emphasise that while genetics have a large role to play in obesity, lifestyle also plays an important role



Inherited genes may cause more cancer than previously thought

Scientists looked at neuroendocrine tumours, specifically those which are found in the pancreas



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