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Sustainable vertical farming meets personalised nutrition

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A new project is set to bring sustainable vertical farming and personalised nutrition into the home…

Groundbreaking technique may lead to discovery of 'fifth force'

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A group of researchers have used a groundbreaking new technique to reveal previously unrecognised p…

NHS takes steps to minimise impact of blood tube shortage

Added: 9 Sep 2021

The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) has delivered a clarification statement regarding the sh…

UK vaccination programme: More to be done!

Added: 9 Sep 2021

Think tanks calls for Government to continue momentum from COVID-19 vaccination programme as winter…

Registrations are open for November’s Lab Innovations

Added: 1 Sep 2021

Lab Innovations 2021, the UK’s only trade show for the laboratory industry, has opened visitor regi…

Scientists get second opinion from AI on tell-tale heart

Added: 26 Aug 2021

The single biggest global cause of death is heart disease. Changes in the electrical signals associ…

UK launches national antibody surveillance programme

Added: 25 Aug 2021

For the first time, UK Health Security Agency to launch UK-wide antibody surveillance programme for…

Decades of research brings quantum dots to brink of widespread use

Added: 18 Aug 2021

A new article in Science magazine gives an overview of almost three decades of research into colloi…

Food or sex? Fruit flies give insight into decision-making

Added: 17 Aug 2021

Individuals are likely to prioritise food over sex after being deprived of both, according to resea…

Study debunks myth that carnivores roam wild in absence of humans

Added: 13 Aug 2021

As people sheltered in place at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, sightings of wildlife in urban …

COVID-19 may impact fight-or-flight response in young adults

Added: 9 Aug 2021

New collaborative research using microneurography suggests COVID-19 may alter the fight-or-flight r…

Get ready for Lab Awards 2021

Added: 9 Aug 2021

Brand new in 2021, the Lab Awards will be taking place at the ICC in Birmingham on the evening of N…

Visitor registration has now opened for CHEMUK 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

Visitor registration has now opened for CHEMUK 2021, the UK chemical industries national expo, bein…

All eyes on Lab Innovations 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

At Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry, professionals, s…

Fruit compound may have potential to prevent and treat Parkinson's disease

Added: 2 Aug 2021

Researchers have added to evidence that the compound farnesol, found naturally in herbs, and berrie…

Are all mammals just copy cats? Felines to play a key role in human genetics

Added: 30 Jul 2021

The feline genome is ordered similarly to humans according to one veterinary medicine expert. So, c…

Gene variant discovery could help treat Alzheimer's and other degenerative brain disorders

Added: 29 Jul 2021

New research suggests early changes in brain metabolism may explain the neurodegeneration suffered …

New shape-changing materials brings soft robotics to life

Added: 23 Jul 2021

Imagine opening up a book of nature photos only to see a kaleidoscope of graceful butterflies flutt…

One drug to treat them all: towards a 'master' coronavirus treatment

Added: 22 Jul 2021

Researchers seek and find that precious drug-binding pocket that is so essential to the coronavirus…

Wearable brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

Added: 22 Jul 2021

A new wearable brain-machine interface (BMI) system could improve the quality of life for people wi…