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EasyMile's EZ10 self-driving shuttle buses have already been trialled in Singapore, California, Switzerland, and Finland. Now, one has also entered use in what is being called regional Australia's first automated vehicle trial... Continue Reading Autonomous shuttle bus begins Australian trial Category: Urban Transport Tags: Autonomous Vehicles Shuttle
An early-stage study has found a strain of the common cold virus can effectively target and destroy bladder cancer cells. This phase 1 human trial suggests the virus directly induces tumor cell death, and if verified by larger trials could be used in conjunction with other novel immunotherapy treatments... Continue Reading Common cold virus targets, and kills, bladder cancer in exciting ea
A genetically modified fungus designed to safely reduce malaria-spreading mosquito populations has, for the first time, been successfully tested outside of laboratory conditions in a simulated village environment in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The trial decimated the target mosquito population in only 45 days paving the way for more trials in open environments... Continue Reading Geneticall
Like all forms of the disease, an early diagnosis of lung cancer can greatly improve a patient's chance of survival but, like all cancers this is much easier said than done. A Google research initiative aimed at harnessing artificial intelligence to better model and predict lung cancer has shown promise in a newly published study, with the technology even outperforming certified radiologis
In a fascinating first-of-its-kind study, researchers have discovered diets composed of ultra-processed foods lead to overeating and weight gain when compared to diets composed of unprocessed foods. Both diets contained the same amounts of nutrients such as sugars and fats, leading to a hypothesis suggesting something else in the ultra-processed food engendered overeating and weight gain..
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston are reporting mixed results from the first human trial investigating the effects of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) to treat obesity. Initial reports suggest the treatment failed to induce weight loss or changes in a key satiety hormone, however, the researchers do point out overall microbiome alterations were identified in the
A promising new study is documenting the long-term effects of a novel surgical procedure using ultrasound to reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension. The one-off procedure, called renal denervation, is hoped to offer patients an alternative option to taking hypertension drugs... Continue Reading Positive trial results show ultrasound energy can treat high blood pressure Catego
An entirely new cholesterol-lowering drug is on track for broad clinical approval after the latest trial results to be published reveal it is both safe and effective when administered in conjunction with commonly prescribed statins... Continue Reading Positive human trial results for promising new cholesterol-lowering drug Category: Medical Tags: Cardiovascular Choles
The first confirmed CRISPR gene editing clinical trial to take place outside of China is officially underway, with pharmaceutical companies CRISPR Therapeutics and Vertex revealing a human patient has been administered the experimental treatment targeting a rare blood disease... Continue Reading First CRISPR therapy administered in landmark human trial Category: Science Tags:
Supermarket meets robotic farmers as the Waitrose & Partners supermarket chain's parent company, the John Lewis Partnership, enters into an agreement with the Small Robot Company to begin a three-year trial to test out a trio of miniature farmbots on Lewis' Leckford Estate, which grows produce for Waitrose & Partners. The trio of robots, called Tom, Dick, and Harry, will operate on a one-h


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