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Tuberculosis video game battles world’s oldest disease

A new video game from Abertay University students and University of St Andrews scientists is taking on humanity’s oldest disease, tuberculosis. Project Sanitarium lets players battle tuberculosis, treating individual patients across the globe with limited resources.  It won Gold in the Healthcare category at this year’s Serious Play Awards and third place ...continue

Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award

The Royal Society has announced Professor Candace Currie as one of their new recipients of their Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards. Prof Currie’s research focusses on social inequalities in adolescent health and in the impact of puberty on healthy adolescent transitions.  She said ‘I am very honoured to have received ...continue

Laser cells offer ray of hope for understanding cancer

Researchers at the University of St Andrews have made a breakthrough in biomedicine; having successfully tracked a day-in-the-life of a number of white blood cells by feeding them microlasers, according to a research report published in Nano Letters on Wednesday 22 July 2015. The technique is expected to allow new insights ...continue

 

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