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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, …

Seven virtual data hubs to boost health R&D

Added: 13 Sep 2019

The UK government is funding seven new virtual data-sharing hubs to help develop new treatments for…

eDNA project launches first sampling event

Added: 12 Sep 2019

An international environmental DNA project that uses citizen science to monitor waterways has start…

Scotland plans lung cancer biomarker rollout

Added: 11 Sep 2019

A NHS-backed trial in Scotland using blood biomarkers to detect early signs of lung cancer four yea…

Rhamnolipids show promise in AMR fight

Added: 11 Sep 2019

Small biosurfactant molecules known as rhamnolipids could be the key to ending antibiotic resistanc…

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…

Intestinal microbiota shows potential as diagnostic tool

Added: 10 Sep 2019

The composition of intestinal microbiology can influence chances of developing bowel cancer, resear…

AI biomarker predicts heart attacks

Added: 5 Sep 2019

A new AI-powered imaging biomarker is said to predict hearts attacks at least five years before the…

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…

Drought-resistant cereal gene isolated

Added: 2 Sep 2019

Plant scientists have identified a gene responsible for drought resistance in barley that could lea…

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 …

Ebola patients cured with mAb drugs

Added: 13 Aug 2019

Two monoclonal antibody drugs will be used to treat Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Co…

GNA Biosolutions raises $13.5M

Added: 12 Aug 2019

GNA Biosolutions has secured $13.5 million from its Series C funding round to advance development a…

PM announces new NHS AI lab

Added: 8 Aug 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has allocated £250 million for investment in AI, including a new lab f…

3D-printed collagen forms functioning heart parts

Added: 6 Aug 2019

A new bioprinting method allows anyone to 3D-print functioning components of the human heart.

Agar Scientific buys London Resin Company

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Laboratory equipment supplier Agar Scientific has acquired London Resin Company for an undisclosed …