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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 …

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…

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…

Procarta awarded £7.4M for microbial treatment

Added: 23 Sep 2019

Biotechnology company Procarta Biosystems will receive up to £7.4 million to develop a new class of…

Law and disorder

Added: 23 Sep 2019

We have been working on Alzheimer’s for a long time… so where are all the therapeutic drugs? Here D…

Singing the praises of odd numbers

Added: 23 Sep 2019

Annoy peer reviewers and create an inclusive numerical policy? It’s a win win for Dr Matthew Partri…

European Bioinformatics Institute adds local data storage

Added: 19 Sep 2019

The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) has signed a contract with colocation datacentre p…

PM reintroduces graduate visa

Added: 18 Sep 2019

A new work visa introduced by Boris Johnson’s government will allow international science students …

US environmental agency to end animal testing by 2035

Added: 18 Sep 2019

The US Environmental Protection Agency will phase out animal testing of chemical products by 2035, …

Win: Bloom

Added: 17 Sep 2019

From food to fuel, fertiliser and plastic production, Kassinger charts the applications of algae an…