Science news

Biological fingerprint of tuberculosis meningitis discovered in children

Children with tuberculosis meningitis have a biological fingerprint that can be used to assess the severity of the condition, help decide the best course of treatment, and provide clues for novel treatments.
21 June 2017

Cells change type to help or hinder immunity

In news that may bring hope to asthma sufferers, scientists discover a mechanism that provides a possible new target for allergy treatments.
05 June 2017

Motor neuron disease discovery offers new insights into potential treatment targets

Scientists have discovered how certain forms of motor neuron disease begin and progress, revealing potential new ways to slow down or even stop this process.
30 May 2017

Understanding the architecture of our ‘second brain’

Insights into the organisation of gut nerve cells could help find treatments for gastrointestinal disorders.
19 May 2017

Crick spinout secures $100m collaboration

GammaDelta Therapeutics, a company built on the research of Adrian Hayday and Oliver Nussbaumer from the Crick and King’s College London, has secured a $100m (£77m) collaboration with pharmaceutical giant Takeda.
11 May 2017