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“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…

Droplet formation at the nanoscale

Added: 4 Feb 2021

It is surprising to find such everyday physics in the nanoscale world of molecular biology, but whe…

Cell shape influences antibiotic resistance

Added: 3 Feb 2021

A broad, curvy shape has a lower surface-to-volume ratio and is less susceptible to surface invasio…

Robotic exoskeleton training expands options for stroke rehabilitation

Added: 2 Feb 2021

It must be hard enough to recover from an acute stroke, but many find the physical taxation of reha…

Bright future for multitasking CRISPR as it tackles complex diseases and COVID

Added: 29 Jan 2021

In these pseudo-dystopian days of unprecedented pandemic. white-coated men and women in labs all ov…

How Are Mobile Apps Improving Diagnosis?

Added: 28 Jan 2021

People frequently use mobile apps in their personal and work lives, letting those applications give…

Antibiotic resistance may spread even more easily than expected

Added: 27 Jan 2021

Pathogenic bacteria in humans are developing resistance to antibiotics much faster than expected. N…

Meet the baby tyrannosaurs - dog-sized and looking just like mum and dad

Added: 29 Jan 2021

Imagine mini tyrannosaurs running around your legs like collie dogs! They may have grown to 40 feet…

Closed-loop chemical recycling of common petrochemical realised

Added: 28 Jan 2021

Imagine plastics and rubber that can be chemically unzipped back to reusable monomers for recycling…