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BES plans ‘double blind’ peer review trial

Added: 23 Aug 2019

The British Ecological Society has announced it will be conducting a randomised trial to determine …

Calcium ion used as micro engine

Added: 23 Aug 2019

Theoretical physicists have used the intrinsic angular momentum of a calcium ion to effectively tur…

2D stack provides thermal isolation in electronics

Added: 22 Aug 2019

An insulator only 10 atoms deep could significantly reduce heat emissions in electronic devices whi…

Oldest stegosaur found in Morocco

Added: 21 Aug 2019

Remains of the oldest stegosaur, dating to the Middle Jurassic period, have been found in Morocco.

RC of Pathologists opens new £12M HQ

Added: 20 Aug 2019

The Royal College of Pathologists has relocated its headquarters to a new £12 million office in Ald…

Signals suggest black hole swallowed neutron star

Added: 19 Aug 2019

Gravitational wave detectors have registered evidence of a black hole swallowing a neutron star for…

NASA data suggests early Jupiter smash

Added: 16 Aug 2019

Gravitational readings from NASA’s Juno spacecraft suggest Jupiter collided with a still-forming pl…

UC Davis partners pharmaceutical for cannabis research

Added: 15 Aug 2019

The University of California has partnered Biopharmaceutical Research Company to conduct research i…

EPSRC funds bandage sensor tech

Added: 13 Aug 2019

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has given engineers £360,000 to develop …

Ebola patients cured with mAb drugs

Added: 13 Aug 2019

Two monoclonal antibody drugs will be used to treat Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Co…

GNA Biosolutions raises $13.5M

Added: 12 Aug 2019

GNA Biosolutions has secured $13.5 million from its Series C funding round to advance development a…

Leeds creates thinnest 2D gold

Added: 8 Aug 2019

University of Leeds scientists have claimed first fabrication of freestanding 2D gold with a sub‐na…

PM announces new NHS AI lab

Added: 8 Aug 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has allocated £250 million for investment in AI, including a new lab f…

Ancient yeast leavens bread

Added: 7 Aug 2019

A 4,500-year-old strain of yeast sampled from ancient Egyptian pottery has been used to bake bread.

Porous rocks support prebiotic evolution theory

Added: 7 Aug 2019

The water-air interface found at pores in volcanic rocks could have been the location of the chemic…

Physicists borrow from social networks

Added: 7 Aug 2019

A new technique treats debris from proton collisions like a social network in order to distinguish …

3D-printed collagen forms functioning heart parts

Added: 6 Aug 2019

A new bioprinting method allows anyone to 3D-print functioning components of the human heart.

UK food safety company partners cannabis producer

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône will supply its test kits to an unnamed Canadian cann…

Agar Scientific buys London Resin Company

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Laboratory equipment supplier Agar Scientific has acquired London Resin Company for an undisclosed …

Health data alliance adds eight members

Added: 1 Aug 2019

The UK Health Data Research Alliance (HDR UK) has added eight health organisations to increase the …