One of the strategies of the Francis Crick Institute is to collaborate creatively, taking a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach. Some recent work that has been facilitated by the Crick ICT team and the astronomy and physics groups at UCL and Durham Universities shows how this is can work in action.
10 March 2014
Studying the evolution of retroviruses has given scientists insights into the current human pandemic caused by HIV, a member of the retrovirus family.
06 March 2014
A series of prevalence maps for malaria show reductions in disease transmission in 40 African countries between 2000 and 2010.
21 February 2014
The amino acid asparagine plays two separate critical roles in providing nutrition and evading host defences in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
20 February 2014
Results from a phase II clinical trial show that a new drug to treat acute respiratory distress syndrome could reduce mortality by as much as 80 per cent.
14 February 2014