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Algorithm predicts mortality of Covid-19 patients from blood biomarkers


Artificial intelligence tool to help doctors prioritise treatment

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Chemistry departments across the UK tackle herculean task of reopening


Face masks and hand sanitiser the norm as researchers return to work

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Does hydroxychloroquine still have a role to play in this pandemic?


Touted as a wonder drug by some its star now appears to be on the wane

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What are the risks of fast-tracking a Covid-19 vaccine?


Condensing timelines from years to months inevitably involves compromises

  • Supporting the chemistry community

  • Adjuvants: vaccines’ hidden helpers

  • Staying one step ahead of the game

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Originally developed to treat flu and marketed in Japan as Avigan, promising Covid-19 trial results have seen countries stockpiling this medication by the millions

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