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Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Added: 23 May 2022

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A…

Reducing microbiological growth in your lab

Added: 12 May 2022

Microbes are invisible to the naked eye. Every laboratory user carries a microbiome load of c.100 t…

Industry 4.0 for UK chem labs

Added: 10 May 2022

In advance of her talk as part of the Lab News hosted session at CHEMUK 2022, Iwona Kandpal looks a…

When more knowledge does not equal more complexity

Added: 9 May 2022

In a world saturated with information, Dr Diane Turner discusses how more in-depth learning about a…

Saving the vaquita porpoise from extinction

Added: 5 May 2022

Only ten vaquita porpoises survive, but the species may not be doomed, scientists say. If they can …

Scientists identify the most extreme heatwaves ever recorded globally

Added: 4 May 2022

A new study has revealed the most intense heatwaves ever across the world – and remarkably some of …

Scientists announce comprehensive regional diagnostic of microbial ocean life using DNA testing

Added: 4 May 2022

Scientists announce comprehensive regional diagnostic of microbial ocean life using DNA testing. La…

Sustainable concept for wood-based textile fibres

Added: 14 Apr 2022

The 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is awarded to Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Si…

DOE support for scientists impacted by the war in Ukraine

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The ongoing war in Ukraine presents incredible, heartbreaking challenges to both the country and it…

How to ensure secure biological material transportation

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The correct transport of biological material is a major aspect of modern bio-legislation. Here, Den…

New 'levelling up' roadmap: review sets out three ways business can reduce health inequalities

Added: 5 Apr 2022

A major review of health inequities published on 4 April 2022, lays a roadmap for the role of indus…

UK Space Agency SPRINT funding to support business collaborations with devolved nations universities

Added: 5 Apr 2022

The national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support program…

It’s all just a matter of perception

Added: 4 Apr 2022

In anticipation of the announcement of this year’s competition winners, we asked previous winners a…

Scientists develop environmentally safe, frost-resistant coatings

Added: 1 Apr 2022

As the urgency to eradicate environmental pollution increases, many biomaterials are being develope…

Scientists design remote monitoring system for inaccessible quantum devices

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Researchers have developed an innovative remote monitoring system for ultra-sensitive quantum devic…

Digital twins to link Metaverse to real-world decarbonisation towards NetZero

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Digital Twins are forecast to form the essential building blocks of a Metaverse which connects the …

A researcher’s guide to intermittent research

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Under the continued cosh of COVID, Dr Matthew Partridge considers the impact of constant interrupti…

It’s cool here in the future!

Added: 29 Mar 2022

Finding an excuse to watch Star Trek and call it research, Russ Swan compares science fiction with …

Hybrid atom response at CERN may lead to new forms of antimatter

Added: 25 Mar 2022

A hybrid matter­­–antimatter helium atom containing an antiproton, the proton’s antimatter equivale…

UN debate on how to make science and technology more sustainable and inclusive

Added: 24 Mar 2022

A debate to discuss how science and technology can boost Covid-19 recovery is to be held in the UN.…