Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Imperial College London


Study finds fruit flies react to smells while asleep

October 15, 2021 5:31 pm

When fruit flies were exposed to varying concentrations of acetic acid they exhibited different reactions.

Blood clots in people with severe COVID-19 may be related to abnormal antibody response: study

July 28, 2021 6:31 pm

The study suggests that it may be possible for drugs that are currently used to treat immune system problems to reduce or stop the cells from developing an exaggerated platelet response

COVID-19 antibodies last at least nine months after infection, study finds

July 19, 2021 5:17 pm

The team also found cases of antibody levels increasing in some people, suggesting potential re-infections with the virus, providing a boost to the immune system.

Over 2 million in England may have had long Covid, study finds

June 24, 2021 1:40 pm

Symptoms ranged from tiredness and muscle aches to shortness of breath and chest pain, and the authors said that the study may overestimate the prevalence of long COVID as such symptoms are common and not always related to COVID-19

Body's natural defense turns tumor promoter under inflammation: Study

January 18, 2020 11:45 am

Researches including those from the Imperial College London reveal that a body's natural protein can favour tumour growth in people who have chronic skin inflation.

Robotic drones can herd birds away from airspaces

September 02, 2018 7:14 pm

Researchers from Imperial College London in the UK and California Institute of Technology in the US investigated the problem of diverting a flock of birds away from a prescribed area, such as an airport, using a robotic unmanned aerial vehicle.

Mars may have harboured life in past: Study

May 16, 2018 8:25 pm

Scientists have attempted to simulate a Mars-like environment on Earth, and have concluded that the Red Planet may have hosted life 3.5 billion years ago.

3D printed soft structures can help in tissue regeneration, organ transplants

January 16, 2018 9:35 pm

Researchers have been able to use 3D printing technology to develop scaffolds, that can help in tissue regeneration procedures.

First technique to turn light into matter discovered

May 19, 2014 3:39 pm

The calculation was found to be theoretically sound but Breit and Wheeler said that they never expected anybody to physically demonstrate their prediction.

Targeting mosquito sperm can help combat malaria

April 08, 2014 3:41 pm

The new research shows that the sperm are partly protected by the actions of an enzyme called HPX15.