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SERC experiments show CO2 stunts wetlands

Added: 27 Sep 2019

While CO2 is essential for plant growth, excessive CO2 in the atmosphere is stunting growth in mars…

Procarta awarded £7.4M for microbial treatment

Added: 23 Sep 2019

Biotechnology company Procarta Biosystems will receive up to £7.4 million to develop a new class of…

European Bioinformatics Institute adds local data storage

Added: 19 Sep 2019

The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) has signed a contract with colocation datacentre p…

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…

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…

Black hole image wins $3M Breakthrough Prize

Added: 6 Sep 2019

The team behind the first ever image of a black hole has been awarded the 2020 Breakthrough Prize i…

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…

WHO joins Plan S

Added: 3 Sep 2019

The World Health Organisation has become the first United Nations agency to join Plan S, the global…

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…

BES plans ‘double blind’ peer review trial

Added: 23 Aug 2019

The British Ecological Society has announced it will be conducting a randomised trial to determine …

RC of Pathologists opens new £12M HQ

Added: 20 Aug 2019

The Royal College of Pathologists has relocated its headquarters to a new £12 million office in Ald…

UC Davis partners pharmaceutical for cannabis research

Added: 15 Aug 2019

The University of California has partnered Biopharmaceutical Research Company to conduct research i…

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…

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…

Agar Scientific buys London Resin Company

Added: 2 Aug 2019

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

Health data alliance adds eight members

Added: 1 Aug 2019

The UK Health Data Research Alliance (HDR UK) has added eight health organisations to increase the …

Volunteer data to build new AI diagnostics

Added: 26 Jul 2019

The UK government has announced a volunteer programme that will support the development of new trea…

Ozone smog will get worse with climate change

Added: 25 Jul 2019

Rising temperatures due to climate change will increase concentrations of ozone in the air to dange…