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NPL clock watchers hit the big time

Added: 6 Aug 2023

Britain’s National Physical Laboratory is celebrating a major achievement by its scientists with th…

Juvenile star is image of the year

Added: 6 Aug 2023

American Laurent Formery’s portrait of the nervous system of a juvenile sea star (Patiria miniata) …

IET football tournament’s out of this world

Added: 3 Aug 2023

Moon Rovers 2: Lunar United 3. While it sounds like Fantasy Football, it could be one day as feasib…

Look beyond the Horizon

Added: 3 Aug 2023

While many scientists are keen to see the UK back in the Horizon Europe programme, Professor Brian …

Plastic recycling

Scottish researchers seek to turn plastic waste into pharmaceuticals

Added: 30 Jul 2023

A new project led by Scottish researchers is aiming to revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry by…

Sustainability transformers win £100k in RSC Emerging Technologies Competition

Added: 23 Jul 2023

Four innovations hailed for their potential to transform various sectors and address pressing globa…

Lab Babble: Today’s fact, tomorrow’s retract

Added: 10 Jul 2023

You can withdraw a discredited paper, but the long tail of citations lingers on and on, cautions Ru…

Big Ask: Pushing the boundaries

Added: 10 Jul 2023

Terahertz technology may be in its relative infancy but fortunately the scientist leading the Natio…

Algorithmic advance opens door for predicting Net Zero-friendly material structures

Added: 9 Jul 2023

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have claimed a significant advance in the development of …

Pines and paper alleviate science's sustainable pain killer headache

Added: 9 Jul 2023

Bath University's Department of Chemistry and Institute for Sustainability has revealed a sustainab…

Time to get VOCal

Added: 3 Jul 2023

We rightly pay attention to CO₂ and methane, says Chang Foo, but more consideration is needed of th…

Breakthrough recognition for science publishing’s invisible co-reviewers

Added: 25 Jun 2023

One of the science world’s leading publishers is taking a stand on behalf of hundreds of young rese…

Firm plans to scale up insect farming with ‘Mealworm on a chip’

Added: 11 Jun 2023

French company Ÿnsect has announced the creation of the first genotyping chip for insect farming, a…

Concern as India cuts back on school science teaching

Added: 4 Jun 2023

India’s education training authority has caused alarm with its decision to remove some key elements…

International Space Station

Pioneering Saudi astronaut completes space/earth experiment

Added: 4 Jun 2023

Pioneering Saudi female astronaut Rayyanah Barnawi has concluded a series of experiments aboard the…

CHEMUK 2023 sees 41% attendance rise

Added: 23 May 2023

CHEMUK 2023 saw a year on year rise of 41% in visitor attendance to the recent show at the NEC in B…

Guestbook: Formula for our future

Added: 15 May 2023

Efforts by the energy intensive chemicals industry to promote a greener future will impact greatly …

Study points to key role for AI in fast tracking lung cancer treatment

Added: 14 May 2023

Artificial intelligence could help doctors diagnose lung cancer earlier, concludes a study led by r…

Lab.or.a.tol.o.gy: Telling it like it is

Added: 9 May 2023

How to temper the urge to make projects succeed at the expense of sustainability? It’s all in the n…

UKRI minimum stipend to rise to £18.6k for academic year

Added: 6 May 2023

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has said its minimum stipend for funded doctoral students’ living…