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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…

UK's Global Talent Visa supports mobility of scientists and researchers

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Are you a researcher or a scientist seeking a fast route into the UK post Brexit? There's still tim…

Mapping neural dynamics: Making sense of mass neuron-generated data

Added: 19 Feb 2021

How do animals process information and adapt to environmental change? New research applies AI drive…

Unveiling the twist in cell-to-cell signal transport using cryogenic electron microscopy

Added: 18 Feb 2021

It seems chemical signals move through cells in a similarly controlled fashion to shoppers moving t…

Could you be the new face of space?

Added: 17 Feb 2021

The European Space Agency is opening its 'Gateway to Space' and inviting you to explore the potenti…

Kinky graphene 'straintronics' for smaller, faster microchips

Added: 16 Feb 2021

Using 'straintronics' rather than electronics, researchers have produced the tiniest microchips yet…

Astronomers confirm Farfarout is our most distant object

Added: 15 Feb 2021

Farfarout... is a faint little rock only 400km across. Farther out than Farout - in fact, far enoug…

Scent detection dogs can smell COVID-19

Added: 12 Feb 2021

A promising approach using cleverly trained pooches might bring big, public events back into play! …

Robotic system outSTRIPs all previous COVID testing systems

Added: 9 Feb 2021

A live laboratory setup in the Netherlands demonstrates that five robots could accurately process a…

NHS staff targeted by nearly 140,000 malicious emails last year

Added: 8 Feb 2021

I suspect we can all testify to a rise in confusing calls claiming our National Insurance is about …

Droplet formation at the nanoscale

Added: 4 Feb 2021

It is surprising to find such everyday physics in the nanoscale world of molecular biology, but whe…

Cell shape influences antibiotic resistance

Added: 3 Feb 2021

A broad, curvy shape has a lower surface-to-volume ratio and is less susceptible to surface invasio…

Robotic exoskeleton training expands options for stroke rehabilitation

Added: 2 Feb 2021

It must be hard enough to recover from an acute stroke, but many find the physical taxation of reha…

Meet the baby tyrannosaurs - dog-sized and looking just like mum and dad

Added: 29 Jan 2021

Imagine mini tyrannosaurs running around your legs like collie dogs! They may have grown to 40 feet…

Closed-loop chemical recycling of common petrochemical realised

Added: 28 Jan 2021

Imagine plastics and rubber that can be chemically unzipped back to reusable monomers for recycling…

Antiviral coating kills viruses and bacteria for product lifetime

Added: 26 Jan 2021

Can you imagine a world where you wouldn't have to worry about disease transmission from surfaces s…

Developing multi-functional catalysts with light switches

Added: 25 Jan 2021

Researchers were able to observe the atomic-scale features of a catalyst using an environmental tra…

Not just a droplet: Explaining one dimensional quantum liquid formation

Added: 22 Jan 2021

A new type of quantum droplet - the most dilute liquids ever experimentally observed - helps unrave…

Why cells don't get stuck - generalised cell migration and motility modelled mathematically

Added: 22 Jan 2021

Cell movement has now been mathematically modelled by an interdisciplinary team of theoretical and …

Roll over Indiana Jones - the modern archeologist comes armed with technology

Added: 21 Jan 2021

Looking into the past never looked so futuristic as it does today, and the Indiana Jones-style ster…