Futuris investigates how scientists are treating respiratory disease with synthetic vaccines developed from bacteria. It's hoped the research could eventually help in the fight against COVID-19.
The animal kingdom has been helping scientists understand how diseases are transmitted between groups.
In this episode of Futuris the team examine what Europe is doing to boost funding for research and innovation in the fight against COVID-19.
Researchers based in Hong Kong say that COVID-19 infection via the eyes is a greater risk than before because it is stronger than previous coronaviruses - but hand hygiene rather than protective eyewear still remains paramount.
With over a million people already infected and 50,000 fatalities, the race is on to find a cure for COVID-19, the virus which has arguably caused the most serious global crisis since World War II.
Oslo University Hospital is one of 22 venues in the country carrying out the major international study by the World Health Organization.
Engineers and researchers working in tandem have developped a robotic prosthetic that closely imitates the 'natural architecture' and synergy of the hand.
A key question that has dominated discussion is whether a person can be infected more than once by the virus. So, what do we know?
There are lots of methods being used by governments and individuals to stem the spread of the coronavirus outbreak - but how many of them are actually effective?
Scientists in Lublin, Poland have literally re-built patients bones using this groundbreaking material called FlexiOss
The scientist used CRISPR to genetically modify the babies and make them immune to the AIDS virus.
Pete Frates inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised more than $220 million towards researching motor neurone disease
A gentle push on the knees, a subtle lift on the chest - that's the recipe to relieve low back pain applied by EU researchers developing a new exoskeleton. We put it to the test in a real-life factory.
In our latest episode of Futuris, we see if apps and video games help in the treatment and early diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease? In Northern Greece, one patients´ association has teamed up with researchers to find out.
A recent study in the British Medical Journal states that the UK could be heading for a 'choline crisis' with the rise of vegetarian and vegan diets.
The research also concluded parenthood poses more of a challenge to the mother’s mental health than the father's.
Translate images into sounds and you have a valuable navigation tool for blind people: increasing their mobility, safety and autonomy.
Scientists found that drinking 100ml of sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juice, increased the risk of cancer by 18%.
Insomnia remains a largely undiagnosed and under-treated issue in the Middle East region.
Eight babies were cured by the experimental treatment.
Futuris meets the scientists trying to see if consciousness can be altered in patients that find themselves in minimally conscious states.
Cutting edge technology, engineering and medicine are combining in Poland to produce 3D titanium spinal implants. Smart Regions explores the revolutionary treatment and the Polish company behind it.
New research finds that just one to two drinks a day can increase the risk of having a stroke
Can we create a thinking machine? Can we build a model of the human brain inside a computer? How do our minds really work? Those are some of the questions that researchers in the EU's Human Brain Project are trying to answer.
Researchers aim to reduce the amount of work the physical body needs to use a prosthetic. Tests on prosthetics and exoskeletons are being made at the Bio-Robotics Institute in Pontedera, Italy.
Doctors say stem cell treatment seems to have been effective.