Medical research

New method heals skeletal injuries with synthetic bone

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden, in collaboration with colleagues in Dresden, Germany, have developed a way of combining a bone substitute and drugs to regenerate bone and heal severe fractures in the thigh or shin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK sees record deaths as virus variants deepen global concern

The world received more frightening reminders of the pandemic's worsening danger Tuesday as Britain's daily death toll reached a record, Germany looked set to tighten its partial lockdown and two Australian Open players tested ...

Neuroscience

Mental map of space is stabilized by sugar coated neurons

A reliable sense of space is essential for daily life and memory formation. Removing sugar coated proteins around neurons in the brains' internal gps makes the mental map of space unstable, shows a study published in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK registers record 1,610 COVID daily deaths

Britain on Tuesday registered another 1,610 fatalities from coronavirus, a record high over 24 hours since the pandemic arrived in 2020, but the number of new cases fell.

Medical research

Functionality of immune cells in early life

A study by LMU researchers shows that putatively immature dendritic cells found in young children are able to induce robust immune responses. The results could lead to improved vaccination protocols.

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