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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…

Research provides a material boost for epilepsy treatment

Added: 18 Jun 2023

New materials for probes used in brain surgery could have the potential to provide a transformation…

Lucky 13 for expanded Lab Awards 2023

Added: 11 Jun 2023

One of the leading events to honour laboratory science, The Lab Awards, returns to Lab Innovations …

Firm plans to scale up insect farming with ‘Mealworm on a chip’

Added: 11 Jun 2023

French company Ÿnsect has announced the creation of the first genotyping chip for insect farming, a…

New UK phage centre unveils weapon in battle against TB deaths

Added: 14 May 2023

This week sees the official opening of the UK Centre for Phage Research, based at the University of…

Study points to key role for AI in fast tracking lung cancer treatment

Added: 14 May 2023

Artificial intelligence could help doctors diagnose lung cancer earlier, concludes a study led by r…

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…

To have and to hold: NTU scientists get to grips with protein breakthrough

Added: 6 May 2023

Nottingham Trent University scientists say they have been able to isolate a single protein to study…

Bial Foundation €0.3 million prize seeks winner to follow mRNA pioneers

Added: 28 Apr 2023

Nominations have opened for one of Europe’s biggest health industry awards, Portugal’s €300,000 BIA…

‘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…

Fragrance industry scents trouble from EU substance reclassification

Added: 15 Apr 2023

European Union changes to chemicals legislation are a potential threat to the substantial fragrance…

Wearable tech enhances potential for friends-based mental health support

Added: 15 Apr 2023

Wearable tech that shares data between small circles of close friends and relations could provide a…

Royal Assent opens door to gene edited food in UK 

Added: 29 Mar 2023

The granting of Royal Assent for the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act has finally opened…

‘Ramp up diagnostic techniques or risk Avian flu spill-over’

Added: 26 Mar 2023

The co-founder of healthtech company Pictura Bio says the UK’s diagnostic testing capacity is not s…

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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…

First female Chief Scientific Adviser Dame Angela set to assume role in weeks

Added: 23 Feb 2023

Newly-appointed Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) Professor Dame Angela McLean will take o…

Treasury opts for stealth to ‘announce’ takeback of £1.6 bill EU Horizon funds

Added: 23 Feb 2023

Some £1.6 billion in funds allocated for scientific research has been taken back by the Treasury.

Replicating viruses work together to thwart opponents

Added: 19 Feb 2023

New research into the cooperative and competitive behaviour of viruses in the human body could help…

UK biotech investment plunges 60% from previous year's all-time high

Added: 29 Jan 2023

UK biotech investment for 2022 dropped from the previous year’s all-time record, reveals the latest…

Medicines Discovery Catapult and SMi gain funding for ‘one second’ biomarker technology

Added: 29 Jan 2023

A project that aims to detect several cancer-associated biomarkers from a single blood sample in un…