It is estimated that one in seven couples will experience some difficulty conceiving and for one third the reason will be classified as ‘unknown’ which can be highly frustrating for those involved. Although there is still much we do not know about human reproduction some recent developments,…
Precious metal deposits, volcanic super-eruptions and even mass extinction events – detailed examination of magma can tell us so much about the Earth’s dramatic past. And how can such detail be determined? Professor Urs Schaltegger thinks the answer is gleaming away beneath our feet….
Nuclear power in the UK received a boost in June. A deal was agreed with the Chinese to build a new generation of nuclear reactors on these shores.
So, you have the world changing idea and maybe even the proprietary technology – but what comes next? Dr Richard Nock, founder of Qumet Technologies, discusses his plans to commercialise his research with funding and mentoring support from the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub
Now that a potential molecular target has been elucidated, is it realistic to think in terms of a therapeutic vaccine for Parkinson’s disease? Certainly say Markus Mandler and Achim Schneeberger, but there is a problem – how to avoid autoimmunity?
Stephen Hawking’s recent paper on black holes suggests physicists give up the very thing that makes them so interesting; the event horizon. Doing this keeps the warring theories of general relativity and quantum physics intact, but eliminates the Firewall Paradox, which – since first theorised in…