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Good research has never been more important

Added: 3 Dec 2021

With scientific matters enjoying the media spotlight, Dr Frances Downey argues that the scientific …

Monitoring: The key to vaccine production and distribution safety

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Manufacturing of any vaccine is a complex process that requires consistent monitoring to ensure eff…

Nibbling prehistoric herbivore sheds new light on Triassic diversity

Added: 3 Dec 2021

A Triassic herbivore, known for its supposed similarities to a modern-day ostrich, has been reveale…

Balloon-driven hybrid mobile communications network launched in Zanzibar

Added: 2 Dec 2021

A unique balloon-driven hybrid mobile network is being launched in Zanzibar. Expected to deliver fu…

Renewable energy's hybrid fuel blue hydrogen can help protect the climate

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Blue hydrogen - a renewable fuel hybrid technology - can play a positive role in the energy transit…

IF AI = 1 THEN Partridge = 0

Added: 26 Nov 2021

Contemplating the potential for personal redundancy as a result of too much daydreaming, Dr Matthew…

The future’s bright, the future’s artificial

Added: 25 Nov 2021

As clinical and adjacent staff face overwhelming demands, Cari-Anne Quinn looks at the benefits of …

CERN environmental report sets out concrete actions to reduce its environmental footprint

Added: 25 Nov 2021

CERN released its second public Environment Report covering the years 2019-2020 when the accelerato…

World’s leading academic journals join pledge to fight bias in publishing

Added: 25 Nov 2021

Global giants Springer Nature, De Gruyter and Taylor & Francis join Wiley, Elsevier and SAGE Publis…

Quest to control our genes by the power of thought

Added: 22 Nov 2021

The power to control living cells by treating molecules as switches or transistors has been establi…

Pharmaceuticals and the environment: how can the industry put its best foot forward?

Added: 22 Nov 2021

In recent years, it has become more and more important to both consumers and investors that they su…

Chemistry breakthrough leads way to more sustainable pharmaceuticals

Added: 22 Nov 2021

Chemistry researchers at the University of Bath have developed a new method using blue light to cre…

The plastics industry must go under the knife for a more sustainable future

Added: 22 Nov 2021

After 50 years of carefree consumption, urgent transformation is needed to negate large-scale green…

UK demonstrates its first 'green' high-powered rocket engine

Added: 22 Nov 2021

A UK nuclear fusion company based in Bletchley, has just developed and tested its first launch capa…

Construction robotics - research and innovation from China

Added: 12 Nov 2021

While advances in robotic automation have revolutionised manufacturing over past decades, assemblin…

Unlocking the Chinese R&D Puzzle Box

Added: 12 Nov 2021

China is the world’s second largest drug market after the US and is predicted to take a 30% share o…

200 years later - in celebration of Faraday’s Electric Motor

Added: 5 Nov 2021

Over 200 years ago this year, Michael Faraday's discovery of the electric motor paved the way for e…

Olympus Image of the Year Award 2021

Added: 4 Nov 2021

Olympus has just launched its third Image of the Year contest and is accepting entries. Each year, …

Unique partnership aims to help college graduates land quality jobs

Added: 3 Nov 2021

Loughborough College and Charnwood Campus Science, Innovation and Technology Park have forged a new…

PhD student wins leading award from UK Research and Innovation

Added: 2 Nov 2021

University of Gloucestershire PhD student, Philippa Simmonds, has won a prestigious UK Research and…