All Biotech


The new frontline

Added: 13 Feb 2020

Using big data analysis and knowledge networks is the new frontier in combating infectious disease …

A certain ratio

Added: 27 Jan 2020

Has CRISPR just given us the ability to change the sex ratio in mammals? Dermot Martin reports on n…

Getting into the lab, via the stomach

Added: 26 Jan 2020

Of all the incentives lab supply companies have in their arsenal – there is one guaranteed way they…

Molecular clues to long-term memory storage

Added: 14 Jan 2020

A new study could shed light on the molecular changes behind the memory storage process – specifica…

Time to be selective

Added: 15 Dec 2019

As the AMR crisis looms large, we would do well to look beyond classic drug targets says Dr Thomas …

New crop antibiotics – without damaging the environment

Added: 9 Dec 2019

UK scientists think they have a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacteria…

Bioimaging collaboration takes on viral disease

Added: 9 Dec 2019

A new institute collaboration will allow scientists to study viral diseases in greater detail.

Moving from push to pull

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Nothing less than an entirely new model of drug development is needed if we are to create new antib…

E.coli engineered to consume CO2

Added: 28 Nov 2019

Synthetic biologists have engineered an autotrophic form of bacteria.

Money talks... and heals

Added: 25 Nov 2019

Beware the dreaded hyperbole. That is always in the forefront of my mind when writing for you. But …

AMR Centre nominates MBL inhibitor

Added: 11 Nov 2019

The AMR Centre has nominated a preclinical candidate molecule for its programme to overcome resista…

Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Added: 4 Nov 2019

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern e…

More power to you

Added: 28 Oct 2019

Our need for battery power is insatiable and current lithium-ion anode technology just won’t cut it…

Mogrify raises $16M for cell therapy

Added: 18 Oct 2019

Biotechnology company Mogrify has raised an additional $16 million to develop its cell therapy prog…

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

Innovation and sustainability for your lab

Added: 14 Oct 2019

Source new technologies, future-proof your laboratory and find out ways to make procurement sustain…

Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for cell research

Added: 7 Oct 2019

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three researchers for their discoveri…

It’s in the blood

Added: 7 Oct 2019

Despite – or perhaps because of – its importance, some of the world’s most deadly diseases have the…

SERC experiments show CO2 stunts wetlands

Added: 27 Sep 2019

While CO2 is essential for plant growth, excessive CO2 in the atmosphere is stunting growth in mars…

Nanolaser functions inside living human tissue

Added: 26 Sep 2019

A US team has developed a nanolaser that can operate in confined spaces such as quantum circuits, m…