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PM reintroduces graduate visa

Added: 18 Sep 2019

A new work visa introduced by Boris Johnson’s government will allow international science students …

US environmental agency to end animal testing by 2035

Added: 18 Sep 2019

The US Environmental Protection Agency will phase out animal testing of chemical products by 2035, …

Simple, beautiful, classic: MIT creates blackest black material

Added: 16 Sep 2019

Engineers have claimed a new record for the blackest material ever created.

Scalable membrane could filter greenhouse gases

Added: 11 Sep 2019

A new membrane filtration could be used to separate greenhouse gases from waste emissions on an ind…

$5.8M for renewable photocatalytic converter

Added: 10 Sep 2019

Houston-based plasmonics company Syzygy has raised $5.8 million to develop its eco-friendly photoca…

Medipath adds AI diagnostics to pathology labs

Added: 5 Sep 2019

AI diagnostics company Ibex Medical Analytics has partnered Medipath, the largest network of privat…

Scaled-down reactor turns greenhouse gas into fuel

Added: 4 Sep 2019

A newly-developed reactor containing a 2D catalyst is able to covert atmospheric CO2 into pure liqu…

International research projects get £3.6M

Added: 29 Aug 2019

Research England has divvied up £3.6 million for eight research institutions in the UK to help fund…

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…

EPSRC funds bandage sensor tech

Added: 13 Aug 2019

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

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…

Imperial develops fluorescent artificial cell

Added: 31 Jul 2019

Imperial College London has created an artificial cell that fluoresces when it detects chemical cha…

Quantum microphone measures phonons

Added: 30 Jul 2019

A quantum microphone that measures individual sound particles has the potential to create more comp…

Eye-controlled contact lenses

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Biomechanical engineers have created a robotic lens that allows the wearer to focus on an image thr…