Life sciences

Superfast physics and a trio of Fellows: News from Imperial

Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From an experiment lasting millionths of a billionth of a second, to fellowships in biology and medicine, here is some quick-read news from across Imperial. Superfast physics. Imperial physicists are part of a team who have demonstrated superfast X-ray measurements of the first moments when an ion is formed from the interaction of a photon with a molecule.

34-year research project to unlock new insights into asthma and allergies

A 34-year follow-up of one of the oldest and most comprehensively studied birth cohorts is underway on the Isle of Wight to reveal new insights into allergies and asthma.

TU/e professor breaks new ground with development of artificial tissue

Health - Life Sciences

Jan van Hest receives ERC Advanced Grant for interplay between cells ánd scientific disciplines. Muscles are not only important for a killer body, but also for a healthy one.

Your brain on genetics

Life Sciences - Health

Daniel Geschwind will discuss what genes can teach us about complex brain disorders during his Faculty Research Lecture Faculty + Staff Daniel Geschwi

Study unpicks why childhood maltreatment continues to impact on mental and physical health into adulthood

Health - Life Sciences

Childhood maltreatment can continue to have an impact long into adulthood because of how it effects an individual's risk of poor physical health and t

High ozone levels could be a cause of insect decline

Life Sciences - Environment

The oxidant pollutant removes mating barriers between fly species and increases the occurrence of sterile hybrids.

Anna-Dorothea Gorki receives state prize for the promotion of alternative methods to animal testing

Health - Life Sciences

Anna-Dorothea Gorki, PhD graduate of MedUni Vienna and employee of MedUni Vienna start-up G.ST Antivirals, has been awarded the State Prize for the Promotion of Alternative Methods to Animal Testing by Science Minister Martin Polaschek.

A biomedical engineer pivots from human movement to women’s health

Postdoc Shaniel Bowen studies women's sexual anatomy and health while also working to interest young women in STEM careers.

ERC Advanced Grants for Five Researchers at Universität Heidelberg

Life Sciences - Health

Funding from the European Research Council for projects at Ruperto Carola, the German Cancer Research Center and the Central Institute of Mental Health.

Study Lays the Basis for New Knowledge on Gastrointestinal Diseases

Health - Life Sciences

The transition from the esophagus to the stomach is a delicate region from a medical point of view, often associated with pathological disorders leading to cancer. An international research team has now gained new insights into this region. These pave the way for new prevention and treatment options.

Our brain as an example

Life Sciences - Computer Science

TU/e researcher Imke Krauhausen built new electronic devices based on neuromorphic computing Our brain can process complex information at lightning speed using very little energy.

New computer tool to investigate the complexity of the genome

Life Sciences - Computer Science

Researchers develop a new computer tool to investigate the complexity of the genome.

Ant pheromones may help protect hikers and campers from ticks

Life Sciences - Chemistry

If you're outside enjoying the spring sunshine, then chances are, ticks are too.

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