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Diagnostic tool for Coronavirus being developed by University of Warwick makes significant step forward

Scientists at the University of Warwick have demonstrated that a potential diagnostic tool for detecting COVID-19 using sugars will work with a virus rather than just its proteins, a significant step in making it a viable test in future.

Fri 25 Sep 2020, 11:49 | Tags: research, Chemistry, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Novel magnetic stirrer speaks to lab equipment

A small device, called “Smart Stirrer”, performed a function of a conventional laboratory stir bar, has an integrated microprocessor and various sensors capable of wireless and autonomous report the conversion of properties of a solution. Results are sent to a computer over Bluetooth, and any changes notify the user wirelessly.

Mon 03 Aug 2020, 09:27 | Tags: WMG, Mathematics, Chemistry, Sciences

National award for project to bring chemistry to life in schools

A project co-developed by a University of Warwick researcher that uses real-world research to bring chemistry to life for school students has been recognised with a national award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Wed 24 Jun 2020, 08:54 | Tags: Outreach, Chemistry

New diagnostic tool for rapid detection of Coronavirus being developed by University of Warwick and Partners

Coronavirus diagnostics currently require centralised facilities and collection/distribution of swabs and results are ‘next day’. A new diagnostic tool being developed by the University of Warwick and its partner Iceni Diagnostics may allow on-the-spot detection of Coronavirus infection, without out facilities using a simple disposal device.

Mon 15 Jun 2020, 10:17 | Tags: Chemistry, Warwick Medical School, Sciences

500 scientists, including the University of Warwick, to map COVID-19 effects and treatments in patients’ blood

A new coalition of more than 500 scientists from around the world, including the University of Warwick, has been created to share data on COVID-19 gleaned from the use of mass spectrometry techniques which examine people’s blood and other biomarkers.

Thu 28 May 2020, 14:04 | Tags: Chemistry, coronavirus, Sciences

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