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AI finds patterns of mutations in tumour images

AI finds patterns of mutations in tumour images

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that uses computer vision to analyze tissue samples from cancer patients.

A microfluidic chip system as alternative to animal experiments

A microfluidic chip system as alternative to animal experiments

Since mid-2019, the Fraunhofer IBMT has been developing an analysis platform as an alternative to animal experiments in drug development.

Your new lab partner: the robot scientist

Your new lab partner: the robot scientist

Researchers have built an intelligent mobile robot scientist that can work 24-7, carrying out experiments by itself.

Nanotechnology provides rapid visual detection of COVID-19

Nanotechnology provides rapid visual detection of COVID-19

Scientists have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of the virus in 10 minutes.

'Organ-on-a-chip' finds out how COVID-19 invades our bodies

'Organ-on-a-chip' finds out how COVID-19 invades our bodies

In order for a COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral drugs to be developed, scientists first need to understand why this virus spreads so easily and quickly, and why it invades our bodies with seemingly little resistance from our immune system.

Robotic testing platform increases coronavirus testing capacity

Robotic testing platform increases coronavirus testing capacity

A robotic testing platform developed in just nine days by dementia researchers could substantially increase the UK’s capacity to test people for coronavirus.

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