FT Health: Future of Research & Development

From genome-editing and digital surgery to the make-up of clinical trials and Cambridge’s future as a UK research hub, FT writers look at the latest in health research and development

© Getty

The Laboratory of Molecular Biology enjoys a tally of 16 laureates

‘Simulated sunrises’ among projects at Philips research facility

Advances in refrigeration and alternatives to needle-based injections boost uptake

First scientific targets for healthy eating from sustainable agriculture

New technology builds on effect first observed by Alexander Bell in 1880

Race and ethnicity vary patients’ response to drugs

Genome-editing offers new tools for diagnostics, drug discovery and treating disease

Suturing device reduces time to make stitch from 25 seconds to one-third of a second