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Atom swapping could lead to ultra-bright, flexible next generation LEDs

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The FINANCIAL -- An international group of researchers has developed a new technique that could be used to make more efficient low-cost light-emitting materials that are flexible and can be printed using ink-jet techniques, University of Cambridge notes.…

Cambridge COVID-19 Testing Centre passes 2 million tests milestone

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The FINANCIAL --The Cambridge COVID-19 Testing Centre, set up in April in response to the urgent need to boost the UK’s testing capabilities, has processed two million tests.…

Gene therapy injection in one eye surprises scientists by improving vision in both

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The FINANCIAL -- Injecting a gene therapy vector into one eye of someone suffering from LHON, the most common cause of mitochondrial blindness, significantly improves vision in both eyes, scientists have found. In a landmark phase 3 clinical trial, the international team, coordinated by Dr Patrick Yu-Wai-Man from the University of Cambridge and Dr José-Alain Sahel…