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Leadership pilot encourages progression for women in STEM

Added: 11 Feb 2022

To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science the Pistoia Alliance has anno…

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…

BioTrinity 2022: Catalysing growth in the life sciences industry

Added: 10 Feb 2022

Life Science professionals are invited to attend BioTrinity 2022. A face-to-face event, taking plac…

Applying MATIC to harness immune cells from tumours to fight cancer

Added: 4 Feb 2022

Northwestern University researchers have developed a new tool to harness immune cells from tumours …

Researchers discover how lactic acid weakens anti-tumour defences

Added: 4 Feb 2022

In cancer research, it has long been known that lactic acid, or lactate, is produced in large quant…

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…

Irish researchers unlock breakthrough approach to repair peripheral nerve damage

Added: 21 Jan 2022

As part of an ongoing partnership between RCSI, AMBER and Integra LifeSciences, a research team use…

Blood and guts: new link uncovered between the gut microbiome and blood groups

Added: 17 Jan 2022

Researchers have been studying how the body’s mucus layer encourages the optimal balance of microbe…

Dementia cases ‘set to almost triple by 2050’

Added: 12 Jan 2022

Dementia is the seventh leading cause of death worldwide, affecting around 57 million people worldw…

Can virtual academic conferences make STEM fields more inclusive?

Added: 10 Jan 2022

While the global shift towards virtual events has clearly reduced the carbon footprint, it also rai…

Monitoring DNA in air samples could revolutionise biomonitoring

Added: 10 Jan 2022

DNA from air could revolutionise the way we measure animal biodiversity, say scientists. Two resear…

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…

World’s leading academic journals join pledge to fight bias in publishing

Added: 25 Nov 2021

Global giants Springer Nature, De Gruyter and Taylor & Francis join Wiley, Elsevier and SAGE Publis…

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, …

Unique partnership aims to help college graduates land quality jobs

Added: 3 Nov 2021

Loughborough College and Charnwood Campus Science, Innovation and Technology Park have forged a new…

Collaboration to launch Leading Laboratories Recognition Program to help elevate quality patient care

Added: 1 Nov 2021

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and The Joint Commission have established the Le…

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…

Genomics study reveals ancient Arabian populations played a greater role in early human migration

Added: 25 Oct 2021

Researchers in Qatar have unveiled a high-resolution map of the genetic structure of Arab and Middl…