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Replacing plastics in fibre-based packaging for full recycling

Added: 10 May 2021

New research highlights biodigestible barrier polymers to replace plastics and non-repulpable lamin…

Declining work-life balance for scientific researchers, survey finds

Added: 27 Apr 2021

Reseachers are generally known for their dedication and the percieved norm is that many work for pa…

Designing healthy diets with mathematical modelling and computer analysis

Added: 22 Apr 2021

When it comes to diets, no one size fits all. Now, researchers have demonstrated a the ability to a…

The Hunger Games: Uncovering the secret of the hunger switch in the brain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Ever stood at your refridgerator staring into it and wishing you could switch off the hunger pangs …

Expansion microscopy: Imaging biological samples at nanoscale using an ordinary light microscope

Added: 9 Apr 2021

Using an ordinary light microscope, MIT engineers have devised a technique for imaging biological s…

'Team ice' uncover crucial information to aid the development of new more active cryoprotectants

Added: 17 Mar 2021

Researchers uncover new understanding around the interactions between synthetic polymers and ice fo…

UK gov to launch Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA)

Added: 23 Feb 2021

As part of its plans to cement the UK’s position as a global science superpower and build back bett…

ACHEMA live event postponed by nine months

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Further updates to our event horizon include a nine-month postponement of ACHEMA to April 2022, on …

Self-watering soil could transform farming

Added: 9 Nov 2020

They say water is set to become more valuable than oil, with water scarcity becoming one of the mos…

Food fraud in China opens the market to EU products

Added: 9 Nov 2020

There is wide distrust among the general public within China regarding food and safety throughout t…

Sprat, mollusks and algae: our future flexitarian diet?

Added: 22 Oct 2020

Could you shelve meat to help save the planet? For those of us who can't quite bring ourselves to c…

Science and scientists held in high esteem across the globe

Added: 1 Oct 2020

As the world looks to scientists and the research and development process to bring new treatments a…

Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations: visitors are in safe hands

Added: 31 Jul 2020

The UK Government has recently endorsed the reopening of conferences and exhibitions, releasing a s…

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

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, …

Intestinal microbiota shows potential as diagnostic tool

Added: 10 Sep 2019

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

Drought-resistant cereal gene isolated

Added: 2 Sep 2019

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

Ancient yeast leavens bread

Added: 7 Aug 2019

A 4,500-year-old strain of yeast sampled from ancient Egyptian pottery has been used to bake bread.

UK food safety company partners cannabis producer

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône will supply its test kits to an unnamed Canadian cann…