An international team are building virtual twins on supercomputers to test reaction to major surgery before proceeding and also the treatment of serious illness. These digital doppelgängers will mirror everything from how your heart beats and your lungs work, right down to your personal DNA code.
The Ghana-based Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, established more than four decades ago, is yet again stepping up its efforts to fight disease in West Africa as part of its international collaborative research programme.
Horseshoe crab blood has been a cornerstone of biomedical research for decades, but do things need to change?
Since the first case of COVID-19 in the UAE, in late January, the country has led a swift response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Futuris looks at what scientists are doing to make sure coronavirus diagnostic tests are efficient and don’t produce false negatives.
Futuris travels to Marseille and Cambridge to look at two European projects pooling and sharing data to help the scientific community beat COVID-19.
Futuris explores how researchers from a variety of scientific disciplines are coming together to help better understand and beat COVID-19.
Smart Regions takes a look at one EU project that's strengthening the epidemiological and virological surveillance of COVID-19 by harnessing patient data from 11 European countries.
Futuris looks at how Artificial Intelligence and High Performance Computing are helping in the fight against COVID-19.
Futuris takes a look at how scientists in Spain are using tobacco and molecular farming to help create tailor-made vaccines and antibodies.
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.
Engineers and researchers working in tandem have developped a robotic prosthetic that closely imitates the 'natural architecture' and synergy of the hand.
Pete Frates inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised more than $220 million towards researching motor neurone disease