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Sponge enables robot to crack the egg challenge

Added: 11 Jun 2023

Robots have demonstrated their efficiency over the human and manual approach in many areas but stil…

Metrology’s ‘house journal’ celebrates 100 not out

Added: 21 May 2023

The World’s oldest scientific instrumentation and measurement journal is celebrating a century of p…

Lab Innovations reports majority of exhibition space sold for 2023

Added: 14 May 2023

Trade show Lab Innovations says it has sold more than 84% of its exhibition space for this year, de…

UKRI minimum stipend to rise to £18.6k for academic year

Added: 6 May 2023

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has said its minimum stipend for funded doctoral students’ living…

‘Robocarp’ makes splash with motion breakthrough 

Added: 28 Apr 2023

A coil-powered robot fish designed by scientists at the University of Bristol could enhance underwa…

Bristol team help boost Chornobyl radiation monitoring

Added: 3 Apr 2023

Researchers from the University of Bristol will be part of the international team seeking to repair…

US space science's $3 million lift-off for school STEM booster

Added: 3 Apr 2023

NASA has allocated more than $3 million (£2.42 million) to a number of higher education colleges ac…

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Northern Ireland deal appears to boost UK’s Horizon Europe hopes

Added: 1 Mar 2023

Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s achievement of an agreed new Northern Ireland protocol with his Europe…

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Aston claims genome breakthrough with computer modelling

Added: 22 Jan 2023

Aston University claims to have achieved the first reconstruction of a virus with its complete geno…

REF results hammer home the importance of UK university-business collaboration

Added: 1 Jun 2022

The results of the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) identify ‘world-leading’ and ‘interna…

Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Added: 23 May 2022

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A…

Augmented Reality helps people live with Parkinson's disease

Added: 29 Apr 2022

A collaborative partnership has developed the World's First pair of Parkinson’s Walking Glasses, a …

Two millimetre optical microresonator will improve planetary landing success

Added: 21 Apr 2022

Smaller, they say, is better in space. A NASA-funded team led by SMU researchers think that their s…

Secret of antimatter creation in cosmic collisions revealed

Added: 14 Apr 2022

At the Quark Matter conference and Rencontres de Moriond conferences, the LHCb collaboration presen…

So... What is the point of physics? IOP is offering £1000 for the best answer!

Added: 7 Apr 2022

IoP launches a new challenge to get young people to see physics differently. With only one in ten p…

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…

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…

Scientists design remote monitoring system for inaccessible quantum devices

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Researchers have developed an innovative remote monitoring system for ultra-sensitive quantum devic…

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 …

Hybrid atom response at CERN may lead to new forms of antimatter

Added: 25 Mar 2022

A hybrid matter­­–antimatter helium atom containing an antiproton, the proton’s antimatter equivale…