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Global forum’s cash challenge to boost cardiovascular funding

Added: 7 Apr 2024

The Global Cardiovascular Research Funders Forum (GCRFF), has announced a new cash prize aimed at i…

Study links inbreeding and pregnancy loss in horses

Added: 7 Apr 2024

Mid and late term pregnancy loss among thoroughbred horses appears to correlate significantly with …

PacBio system to assist Estonia’s national genome scheme

Added: 1 Apr 2024

Estonia’s University of Tartu has chosen PacBio’s Revio HiFi sequencing system for the next stage o…

Five years beavering bears water for ecologists

Added: 1 Apr 2024

An East Anglian project to reintroduce beavers to the region claims the animals have contributed to…

UK’s status as global clinical trials hub bolstered with £18 million investment

Added: 24 Mar 2024

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), Innovate UK, the Advanced Therapy Treat…

Alpha Labs swabs can help achieve COVID testing targets

Birmingham wins backing for ‘lollipop’ mouth cancer diagnostic

Added: 24 Mar 2024

A single step mouth cancer diagnostic that can be moulded into a solid and applied lollipop-style h…

Three nation European partnership to advance heart disease treatment

Added: 24 Mar 2024

The British Heart Foundation (BHF), Dutch Heart Foundation (DHF) and German Centre for Cardiovascul…

Aston and allies open doctoral centre for next generation greenhouse gas leaders

Added: 18 Mar 2024

Aston University is to host a doctoral training centre to train a new generation of scientists to h…

Scots biotech labs receive vital scale-up boost

Added: 18 Mar 2024

Scottish bio-based business will be able to access a state-of-the-art fermenter vital to develop pr…

Pharma/life science survey response deals blow to Sunak’s overtures

Added: 11 Mar 2024

Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s efforts to put life science investment at the heart of the UK’s econom…

Fox Foundation and bit.bio announce first Parkinson’s project

Added: 10 Mar 2024

The Michael J Fox Foundation and Cambridge synthetic biology company bit.bio have announced their f…

Radio waves offer gentler and more efficient way to alter bacteria DNA

Added: 3 Mar 2024

Radio waves have been successfully harnessed to provide a less traumatic means to alter the DNA of …

Memory deterioration prevented in animal model of Alzheimer’s

Added: 19 Feb 2024

Suppressing neuronal activity in the part of the brain that regulates sleep can prevent memory dete…

Report underlines economic returns on public investment in science

Added: 11 Feb 2024

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council-commissioned research estimates that the org…

Aston-Warwick initiative wins key UKRI funds

Added: 11 Feb 2024

A joint team from Aston and Warwick universities and the University of Warwick have won nearly £2 m…

UK continues to lead Europe for life science and biotech investment

Added: 4 Feb 2024

Venture capital investment in UK life sciences and biotech continues to outperform the rest of Euro…

Anglo-Norwegian study casts light on treatment resistant bacteria

Added: 4 Feb 2024

A study comparing the UK and Norway over two decades, has concluded that antibiotic use may drive a…

AMSBIO to make double offer award for 2024

Added: 28 Jan 2024

AMSBIO has doubled its travel grant award scheme to offer two bursaries to young scientists attendi…

First ever Blavatnik award wins for Heriot-Watt and Innes centre as nine share honours

Added: 21 Jan 2024

Nine scientists have shared the 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK and with it a …

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Bath hosts new water-based public health initiative

Added: 21 Jan 2024

The University of Bath is to host the newest Research England Centre of Excellence, with £13 millio…