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Rising costs and material shortages pile pressure on UK’s over-stretched laboratories

Added: 2 Mar 2022

A stark warning has been issued about the challenges facing under-pressure laboratories in the UK a…

Broader NHS gene testing could detect twice as many people at risk of cancer

Added: 28 Feb 2022

Currently limited by stringent guidelines, NHS genetic testing currently misses around half of thos…

IVF research might enhance human egg development

Added: 25 Feb 2022

New findings by Max Planck IVF clinic researchers suggests the failure of human eggs is due to a we…

Fossil research uncovers a new species of giant Triassic crocodile

Added: 23 Feb 2022

An examination of the fossil record by Birmingham researchers has uncovered a new species of giant …

Breakthrough technique set to improve robotic cancer surgery

Added: 18 Feb 2022

The National Robotarium has received funds to develop a method to remove the margin of error for su…

Moving from 'Use by' to 'Best before' dates: participate in the project

Added: 17 Feb 2022

Many producers have elected to display 'Best before' in place of 'Use by' dates on fresh pasteurise…

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…

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…

New Levelling Up white paper highlights research and innovation

Added: 8 Feb 2022

Academics and business experts respond to the Government’s new levelling up agenda, as outlined in …

Replacing unsustainable materials in nanostructure surfaces

Added: 7 Feb 2022

New research results from Linnaeus University opens for a future with more sustainably produced nan…

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…

Prize winning studies of life's earliest history

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Andrew Knoll has depicted the first three billion years of life on Earth using his studies of micro…

Shedding light on how to increase UK crop yields

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Recent events has demonstrated the need to increase the UK's national food harvest and build relien…

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…

Researchers propose ‘ecologically honest’ approach to modelling behaviour

Added: 20 Jan 2022

When studying the behaviour of species, study design is often based on human norms. But, when model…

Take the test: Are you Britain’s next super-matcher?

Added: 19 Jan 2022

Do you have natural forensic detection skills? Find out if you are one of those rare individuals wh…