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Study shows 99.9% of coronaviruses killed by far-UVC light

Study shows 99.9% of coronaviruses killed by far-UVC light

A new study has shown that 99.9% of coronaviruses can be killed when exposed to far-UVC light. The study, carried out by researchers at Columbia...
Using Artificial Intelligence to determine COVID-19 severity

Using Artificial Intelligence to determine COVID-19 severity

New technologies are informing the response to COVID-19 across the world, and a new mobile phone app is now using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to...
Breakthrough ultraviolet light development could help kill COVID-19 virus

Breakthrough ultraviolet light development could help kill COVID-19 virus

Ultraviolet (UV) light is a commonly used method for killing bacteria, but could it help with disinfecting areas contaminated with COVID-19? A breakthrough discovery...
Could arketamine provide breakthrough therapy for depression?

Could arketamine be a breakthrough therapy for depression?

Clinical trials are being carried out to test the efficacy of arketamine as therapy for depression, with the aim of offering an alternative to...
Tumour-tropic liposome technology could pave way for cancer treatments

Tumour-tropic liposome technology could pave way for cancer treatments

A collaboration between Toshiba and Shinshu University has resulted in the development of a ‘tumour-tropic liposome technology’ for gene therapy that could pave the...
Coronavirus Global Response campaign aims for affordable vaccine for all

Coronavirus Global Response campaign aims for affordable vaccine for all

The European Commission’s Coronavirus Global Response campaign has teamed up with Global Citizen to launch the next phase of the campaign that aims to...
Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming for uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as incorporating ‘computer vision’, can improve the safety of robotic prosthetics for users. Walking on different...
Experts provide insights on COVID-19 antibody tests

Experts provide insights on COVID-19 antibody tests

In this article Professor Georgina Ellison-Hughes, Dr Rocio Martinez-Nunez, and Dr Rui Ribeiro Galao, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London, provide...
New technology can detect virus antibodies in just 20 minutes

New technology can detect virus antibodies in just 20 minutes

New technology has allowed researchers to detect anti-avian influenza virus antibodies in blood serum in 20 minutes. Using a portable analyser, the researchers have developed...
UV infection control market to reach €477.49m globally by 2027

UV infection control market to reach €477.49m globally by 2027

A new report has shown that the UV infection control market is set to grow to USD $524.8m (€477.49m) globally by 2027 at 6.5%...
Explosion in telehealth market due to COVID-19

Explosion in telehealth market due to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the telehealth market is set to see a massive explosion in growth as healthcare systems undergo rapid change. Healthcare systems...
European Commission adds €122m for COVID-19 research and innovation

European Commission adds €122m for COVID-19 research and innovation

The European Commission has mobilised another €122m from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into COVID-19. The new call for expressions...

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