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How can mental health professionals open their minds to psychosis?

Added: 27 May 2022

Effective clinical care for patients with psychosis means understanding the ‘lived experience’ of t…

Our lifestyles are key contributors to river pollution – social prescribing can help

Added: 25 May 2022

A new study demonstrates the significant environmental impact of harmful chemical and biological ag…

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…

Pandemic a ‘missed opportunity’ to recruit specialists of the future

Added: 3 May 2022

Careers in laboratories must be “made more visible” to encourage more young people into the field a…

Chemical compliance for the medtech industry: new whitepaper

Added: 27 Apr 2022

Chemical compounds are used both within the constituent materials used to make medical devices and …

Biomarker-guided trial opens new avenues for personalised medicine in COVID-19

Added: 14 Apr 2022

A multi-centre study led by the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) is evaluating one of th…

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…

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…

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 …

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.…

Bacteria upcycle carbon waste into valuable chemicals

Added: 7 Mar 2022

Researchers engineered a strain of bacteria to break down carbon dioxide (CO2), converting it into …

Technological research and development in agritech

Added: 4 Mar 2022

It is increasingly important for agricultural research to raise awareness of conditions leading to …

Rising costs and material shortages pile pressure on UK’s over-stretched laboratories

Added: 2 Mar 2022

A stark warning has been issued about the challenges facing under-pressure laboratories in the UK a…

Broader NHS gene testing could detect twice as many people at risk of cancer

Added: 28 Feb 2022

Currently limited by stringent guidelines, NHS genetic testing currently misses around half of thos…

IVF research might enhance human egg development

Added: 25 Feb 2022

New findings by Max Planck IVF clinic researchers suggests the failure of human eggs is due to a we…

Fossil research uncovers a new species of giant Triassic crocodile

Added: 23 Feb 2022

An examination of the fossil record by Birmingham researchers has uncovered a new species of giant …

Breakthrough technique set to improve robotic cancer surgery

Added: 18 Feb 2022

The National Robotarium has received funds to develop a method to remove the margin of error for su…