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Interactive VR tool for drug design against COVID-19

Interactive VR tool for drug design against COVID-19

Scientists have demonstrated a VR technique which should help in developing drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus – and enable researchers to share models and collaborate in new ways.

Sorting out viruses with machine learning

Sorting out viruses with machine learning

Scientists develop a label-free method for identifying respiratory viruses based on changes in electrical current when they pass through silicon nanopores.

Microneedle bandage detects malaria radpidly

Microneedle bandage detects malaria radpidly

Researchers at Rice University have developed a microneedle patch that can rapidly detect the presence of malaria in interstitial fluid.

AI tool to predict accurate flu forecasts

AI tool to predict accurate flu forecasts

Researchers have developed an AI-powered forecasting tool for predicting influenza outbreaks.

Magic fibers: ‘smart fabrics’ can change color

Magic fibers: ‘smart fabrics’ can change color

Researchers are testing new ways to spin liquid crystals into fibers that could be used in camouflage clothing or to create cleaning wipes that can detect the presence of bacteria.

AI-enabled rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19

AI-enabled rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19

Scientists have developed an extremely rapid diagnostic test that detects and identifies viruses in less than five minutes.

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