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Extra-terrestrial invader downgraded to a truck

Added: 10 Mar 2024

Ground vibrations picked up at a remote seismic station a decade ago and attributed to a meteor may…

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…

Covid blow to Turing’s first year but positives too

Added: 8 Jan 2024

Britain’s replacement to the Erasmus Programme scholarships attained less than 60% of its target nu…

CGI signs three year Royal Institution Christmas Lectures deal

Added: 29 Oct 2023

The Royal Institution (Ri) has launched a three-year agreement with business consultancy CGI as the…

Attoseconds, quantum dots and mRNA secure Nobel science prizes

Added: 5 Oct 2023

Two researchers hailed by judges for their contributions to the “unprecedented” rate of vaccine dev…

STFC issues recruitment call for £85 mill UK project to build World's most powerful laser

Added: 1 Oct 2023

The Science and Technology Facilities Council is recruiting experts to participate in the construct…

Top brands and rising stars lead Lab Awards 2023 shortlist

Added: 25 Sep 2023

Many of the best known brands and names in the laboratory sector, together with rising stars, are o…

Plants and particles win Turlings and Shchutska top Swiss science awards

Added: 17 Sep 2023

Biologist Ted Turlings and physicist Lesya Shchutska are this year’s winners of the the two highest…

Relief from scientific community greets Horizon Europe deal

Added: 8 Sep 2023

UK readmission to Horizon Europe and the Copernicus programme has been greeted with widespread reli…

100 Technicians share Hauksbee Award honours

Added: 4 Sep 2023

One hundred technicians working in a range of sectors and campaigning to raise their profession’s p…

Quantum go-‘slow’ allows first view of chemical process

Added: 29 Aug 2023

Sydney university researchers have scored a scientific first by employing a quantum computer to obs…

Can science tackle ACL threat to women players’ World Cup success?

Added: 20 Aug 2023

The knee injury England midfielder Keira Walsh narrowly avoided at the World Cup has been identifie…

UEA coastal erosion project will test new tech’s predictive powers

Added: 13 Aug 2023

One of the counties most at risk from coastal erosion will provide the location for a technological…

Tax crackdown heralds new R&D relief headaches

Added: 13 Aug 2023

Science research and development tax relief applications will now face an extra hurdle thanks to ne…

Plunging research output holds back UK revival claims report

Added: 6 Aug 2023

The UK’s research infrastructure and funding system must be radically overhauled in order to improv…

NPL clock watchers hit the big time

Added: 6 Aug 2023

Britain’s National Physical Laboratory is celebrating a major achievement by its scientists with th…

IET football tournament’s out of this world

Added: 3 Aug 2023

Moon Rovers 2: Lunar United 3. While it sounds like Fantasy Football, it could be one day as feasib…

NPL and STFC collaborate on small satellite calibration facility

Added: 29 Jul 2023

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is partnering with the Science and Technology Facilities Cou…

Physics journal policy change opens door to original research

Added: 11 Jul 2023

One of the UK’s oldest science titles is to start publishing original research for the first time i…

Breakthrough recognition for science publishing’s invisible co-reviewers

Added: 25 Jun 2023

One of the science world’s leading publishers is taking a stand on behalf of hundreds of young rese…