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Groundbreaking technique may lead to discovery of 'fifth force'

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A group of researchers have used a groundbreaking new technique to reveal previously unrecognised p…

Registrations are open for November’s Lab Innovations

Added: 1 Sep 2021

Lab Innovations 2021, the UK’s only trade show for the laboratory industry, has opened visitor regi…

Decades of research brings quantum dots to brink of widespread use

Added: 18 Aug 2021

A new article in Science magazine gives an overview of almost three decades of research into colloi…

Get ready for Lab Awards 2021

Added: 9 Aug 2021

Brand new in 2021, the Lab Awards will be taking place at the ICC in Birmingham on the evening of N…

All eyes on Lab Innovations 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

At Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry, professionals, s…

Wearable brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

Added: 22 Jul 2021

A new wearable brain-machine interface (BMI) system could improve the quality of life for people wi…

Unlocking the value of data in Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN)

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Pharma companies, personnel involved in data standards, and ELN (electronic notebook) vendors are b…

New topological superconductor could fill critical component gap in quantum computing

Added: 18 Jun 2021

A newly discovered superconductor could have enormous impact on quantum computing. The relative sen…

Combining classical and quantum computing opens door to new discoveries

Added: 17 Jun 2021

New approaches are needed to lay the pathway to efficient and effective quantum computing. Now, res…

Women in STEM see equality slip during the pandemic

Added: 11 Jun 2021

Despite some good work over the years, it has become apparent that there is yet more work to be don…

Electron microscopy just became a thousand times more efficient

Added: 3 Jun 2021

Imaging a million samples a second to make electron microscopy a thousand times more efficient, the…

Record quantum entanglement rates: A step closer to the Quantum Internet

Added: 2 Jun 2021

In a landmark step for quantum communications, researchers have achieved record entanglement rates …

EV design concept capable of 30% longer range

Added: 1 Jun 2021

Automotive innovation start-up has revealed a patented design concept for an electric vehicle capab…

Commercial quanta image sensors - a new era in solid-state imaging

Added: 27 May 2021

Solid-state technology capable of imaging individual photons of light to enable full-speed photon c…

UKRI funding to bring the public into the heart of five research projects

Added: 27 May 2021

UK Research and Innovation is encouraging people from across the UK to actively contribute to five …

First virtual symposium on quantum technology, semiconductors, and power generation

Added: 24 May 2021

Oxford Instruments plc is pleased to announce its first Virtual Symposium on Quantum Technology, Se…

X-ray Ptychography performed for first time at small-scale Laboratory Source

Added: 21 May 2021

X-ray ptychography has been used to perform high-resolution phase contrast diffraction imaging on s…

High-resolution model offers stunningly realistic simulation of the birth of stars

Added: 21 May 2021

A team including Northwestern University astrophysicists has developed the most realistic, highest-…

Declining work-life balance for scientific researchers, survey finds

Added: 27 Apr 2021

Reseachers are generally known for their dedication and the percieved norm is that many work for pa…

Visualising the light-bending dance of binary black holes using NASA's Discover supercomputer

Added: 20 Apr 2021

Try to imagine and describe a black hole. A big one! Now try to imagine a second supermassive black…