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Life sciences leap forward as AlphaFold shares the ‘protein universe’

Added: 29 Jul 2022

AlphaFold, the artificial intelligence programme created by AI group Deep Mind has released its pre…

BHF awards team £30 million to develop injectable heart cure

Added: 29 Jul 2022

Research team CureHeart has won the £30 million Big Beat Challenge to develop its injectable cure f…

Multimillion pound grant aims to find MND treatment ‘in years, not decades’

Added: 25 Jun 2022

Specialists at six UK universities will share a £4.25 million grant to develop collaborative effort…

Pistoia Alliance announces first female president

Added: 25 Jun 2022

Pistoia Alliance, the global body which promotes non-competitive R&D collaboration among leading li…

Incorporating valuable microbiome data into drug development pipeline

Added: 16 Feb 2022

A three-phase project will build a ‘Microbiome Atlas’ to power an algorithm for predicting the micr…

World's first confocal light microscope to study chiral molecules

Added: 11 Feb 2022

Scientists from Durham University’s Chemistry Department have developed the world’s first laser sca…

BIA response to conclusion of NICE methods and processes review

Added: 31 Jan 2022

BioIndustry Association expert expresses disappointment in the scope of the conclusions draw by NIC…

2022 predictions on the advances in life sciences innovation

Added: 9 Dec 2021

Innovation experts recently hired specifically to study emerging tech and drive collaboration predi…

New microscope uses photonics to gain insights into ‘superbugs’

Added: 25 Nov 2021

Scientists are building a new super-resolution microscope that uses laser light to study the inner …

Chemistry breakthrough leads way to more sustainable pharmaceuticals

Added: 22 Nov 2021

Chemistry researchers at the University of Bath have developed a new method using blue light to cre…

Olympus Image of the Year Award 2021

Added: 4 Nov 2021

Olympus has just launched its third Image of the Year contest and is accepting entries. Each year, …

Potential new treatment for COVID-19 identified

Added: 1 Nov 2021

Researchers have identified a potential new treatment that suppresses the replication of SARS-CoV-2…

Greening the lab: first net zero mass spectrometer launched

Added: 5 Oct 2021

As part of an initiative to permanently remove CO₂ emissions associated with the manufacture and su…

European Parliament votes in favour of EU plan to replace animal experiments with cutting-edge science

Added: 20 Sep 2021

The European Parliament has embraced an historic opportunity to take animal suffering out of the eq…

Fruit compound may have potential to prevent and treat Parkinson's disease

Added: 2 Aug 2021

Researchers have added to evidence that the compound farnesol, found naturally in herbs, and berrie…

One drug to treat them all: towards a 'master' coronavirus treatment

Added: 22 Jul 2021

Researchers seek and find that precious drug-binding pocket that is so essential to the coronavirus…

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…

Breakthrough for tracking RNA with fluorescence

Added: 7 Jul 2021

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in developing a method to …

Researchers reduce severity of sleep apnoea by at least 30 per cent

Added: 5 Jul 2021

Imagine waking up a hundred times every night not being able to breathe! Believe it or not, data su…

Olympic Games highlights global inequity in COVID-19 vaccination progress

Added: 5 Jul 2021

With the rescheduled 2020 Olympic games set for July and August this year, the low vaccination rate…