Latest News


Investment transforms UK cancer campus

Added: 28 Feb 2020

A new multimillion investment is to drive forward development of The London Cancer Hub – boosting e…

Prize offers £75,000 for infectious disease study

Added: 28 Feb 2020

A new award recognising individuals who have made significant contributions to the eradication of i…

Business competition to support biotech

Added: 28 Feb 2020

Automated drug discovery company Arctoris has opened entries to it’s global business competition fo…

Bird flight secret offers aircraft design breakthrough

Added: 18 Feb 2020

A team of scientists and engineers have gained new insight in the aerodynamics of gliding birds – s…

Organic semiconductor leads to efficient energy storage

Added: 18 Feb 2020

An organic semiconductor photocatalyst that significantly enhances the generation of hydrogen gas c…

Genetic rewiring drives cancer’s drug resistance

Added: 18 Feb 2020

A new study suggests ‘micro RNA’ plays a key role in rewiring cancer cells so they can resist the e…

Quantum breakthrough advances radar tech

Added: 10 Feb 2020

A new imaging method which exploits the unique properties of quantum-entangled photons to reveal hi…

Molecular clue for X chromosome mystery

Added: 10 Feb 2020

Researchers have begun to understand the molecular mechanism behind the silencing of one of the X c…

Comprehensive genomic map of cancer published

Added: 6 Feb 2020

A collaborative global scientific effort has completed the most comprehensive study of whole cancer…

Graphene device bridges the terahertz gap

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Researchers have used graphene to create a device which will unlock the elusive terahertz wavelengt…

Essential gene map aids rare disease understanding

Added: 4 Feb 2020

Scientists at EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have compiled mouse and human cel…

Metallic hydrogen observed for the first time

Added: 4 Feb 2020

Using a synchrotron, a team of researchers have observed hydrogen in its metal phase for the first …

VIDEO: Lab Innovations 2019

Added: 31 Jan 2020

From sustainability to virtual reality, cannabis testing to intellectual property and accreditation…

Brexit - a summary for science

Added: 31 Jan 2020

As the country gets set to leave the EU tonight, we take a very brief look back at our some of our …

New materials help clean-up Chernobyl and Fukushima

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Materials which could be used to help clean-up the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear power stations h…

Free information centre for coronavirus

Added: 29 Jan 2020

Elsevier has created a free information centre on the coronavirus currently causing respiratory dis…

Grant to help detection of disease

Added: 29 Jan 2020

The National Institute for Health Research has awarded a grant to a team aiming to set up a unit to…

Magnetised molecules monitor breast cancer

Added: 21 Jan 2020

A new type of scan that involves magnetising molecules allows doctors to see in real-time which reg…

Arctic sea ice can’t ‘bounce back’

Added: 21 Jan 2020

New research from Cardiff and Exeter University suggests Arctic sea ice cannot “quickly bounce back…

Survey reveals stressed and insecure UK scientists

Added: 21 Jan 2020

Less than a third of scientists feel secure in pursuing a research career with many experiencing lo…