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The chronicles of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance

Added: 24 Feb 2021

Only a few days in and NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is wowing us with spectacular footage, f…

UK gov to launch Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA)

Added: 23 Feb 2021

As part of its plans to cement the UK’s position as a global science superpower and build back bett…

Excellent standards drive commercial demand in bioproduction

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Protein biochemist, Dr Bernd Gerhartz, tells the story of how he and his team established a new str…

UK's Global Talent Visa supports mobility of scientists and researchers

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Are you a researcher or a scientist seeking a fast route into the UK post Brexit? There's still tim…

Setting up a UK Lighthouse laboratory

Added: 19 Feb 2021

The Lighthouse Labs take their name from the PCR testing technology which uses fluorescent light to…

Unveiling the twist in cell-to-cell signal transport using cryogenic electron microscopy

Added: 18 Feb 2021

It seems chemical signals move through cells in a similarly controlled fashion to shoppers moving t…

Mapping neural dynamics: Making sense of mass neuron-generated data

Added: 19 Feb 2021

How do animals process information and adapt to environmental change? New research applies AI drive…

Could you be the new face of space?

Added: 17 Feb 2021

The European Space Agency is opening its 'Gateway to Space' and inviting you to explore the potenti…

“Let’s not wait another 100 years to collaborate” appeals President of The Pistoia Alliance

Added: 16 Feb 2021

The breakthroughs in vaccine development that have been achieved in just ten months clearly demonst…

Podcast: Biophilic building with Robert Hopkins

Added: 15 Feb 2021

Derived in 1964 by the social psychologist Erich Fromm, ‘biophilia’ means to love life. Taking over…

Kinky graphene 'straintronics' for smaller, faster microchips

Added: 16 Feb 2021

Using 'straintronics' rather than electronics, researchers have produced the tiniest microchips yet…

Astronomers confirm Farfarout is our most distant object

Added: 15 Feb 2021

Farfarout... is a faint little rock only 400km across. Farther out than Farout - in fact, far enoug…

Scent detection dogs can smell COVID-19

Added: 12 Feb 2021

A promising approach using cleverly trained pooches might bring big, public events back into play! …

Biophilic building for human resilience and pandemic prevention

Added: 15 Feb 2021

Derived in 1964 by the social psychologist Erich Fromm, ‘biophilia’ means to love life. Here, archi…

4 ways technology is improving the healthcare supply chain

Added: 19 Feb 2021

During the past year, the healthcare supply chain has been pushed to the limits. Shortages in suppl…

Laboratory Science apprenticeships help build the future

Added: 12 Feb 2021

With the 14th National Apprenticeship Week taking place across England this week, showcasing the im…

Robotic system outSTRIPs all previous COVID testing systems

Added: 9 Feb 2021

A live laboratory setup in the Netherlands demonstrates that five robots could accurately process a…

We can be Zero! Time for a strategic change to combat virus variants?

Added: 8 Feb 2021

As we emerge from the devasting second wave of the virus, there is a growing feeling among some vir…

NHS staff targeted by nearly 140,000 malicious emails last year

Added: 8 Feb 2021

I suspect we can all testify to a rise in confusing calls claiming our National Insurance is about …

A world’s first in proton beam research

Added: 4 Feb 2021

Apologies for the newsletter misdirect if you were looking for Biophilic building for human resilie…