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What happens to other research when all eyes turn to Covid-19?
Coronavirus research is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, but what about non-Covid medical trials? With resources channelled into treatments for the pandemic, what impact is this having on other research projects? Infonetica … Read More
Covid-19 and the armoured scorpion of death
The rather euphemistic term “dual-use research" has been around for some time. It is the name given to research that could just as easily help or harm humanity – for example think of a revolutionary new chemical manufacturing … Read More
Research ethics are especially relevant in the face of pandemics
Newly emerging pandemics like Covid-19 raise many ethical issues for medical staff. Especially - If there are no available treatments, should you improvise based on anecdotal evidence? As with most ethical issues - the answers … Read More
Research Tissue Auditor
Free Covid-19 testing support from Infonetica
Like everyone, we at Infonetica want to help assist in the current Covid-19 crisis. Tissue Auditor is already being used to help UK Covid-19 testing so we are making it more widely available. Our tissue tracking software, … Read More
UN urges governments to increase funding in medical research and development
A recent report published by Doctors Without Borders titled ‘Lives on the edge’ analyses the failure of the current R&D system and goes on to outline new ways of developing tools to better address the medical … Read More
Squirrels on toast and Covid-19
There is a common misconception about free speech. Everyone DOES have the right to an opinion. However, everyone DOES NOT have the automatic right for their opinion to be taken seriously. I could firmly believe … Read More
No News is Good News
Yes - of course this is a Covid-19 post. However, I’m not going to simply highlight the over-rich daily diet of mortality rates and pictures of people spectacularly breaking lockdown rules. This time, its … Read More
Flu: Is Llama Blood the Answer?
Flu: Are Llamas the Solution? The annual flu season is upon us and many of us get vaccinated against prevalent strains of influenza, identified from the southern hemisphere’s winter. Flu is caused by a virus that has the … Read More
Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match?
Music and Dementia: A Perfect Match? With half of all women predicted to develop dementia, are we doing enough to improve the lives of those living with this degenerative disease? Music and dementia may seem an unlikely combination, … Read More
Is gene editing one step too far?
Gene editing could eliminate some diseases - but at what cost to the future of the human race? What is the true risk of gene editing? Originally discovered by a researcher from Osaka University in 1987, gene editing could … Read More