Your Bioinformatics Career Begins with an MSc from the University of Birmingham

If you are interested in a career in one of the world's most in-demand fields, an MSc in Bioinformatics might be right for you. The Bioinformatics industry is a fast-growing field which combines the latest...

SRM (Strategic Resource Management) can help you harness the full power of...

In the contemporary business landscape, data has emerged as a key asset, serving as the lifeblood that drives decision-making and strategic planning. The 2020s have ushered in an era where businesses are inundated with a...

Unravelling the DNA dilemma: A new chapter in rare disease research

‘Hope is not lost’ for the 50 per cent of people with undiagnosed rare diseases, says UK genomics expert Neil Ward, of PacBio. New technologies can provide more accurate, in-depth data on the genome,...

Brain scan tech takes major step forward

Advanced MRI scanners being developed by University of California Berkeley will allow doctors and scientists to see the brain in greater detail than ever before, which could lead to ground-breaking treatments for brain disorders...

Major study describes brain pathology of domestic violence

A major international brain autopsy study of women who had experienced intimate partner violence reveals substantial damage in the brain, but no evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neurodegenerative disease recognised among contact...

UK firm plans state-of-the-art precision medicine centre in California

Working with local partners, BIOS Health, of Cambridge, will create a cutting-edge research and clinical trials center for neural digital therapies. The centre will be built around BIOS’s real-time insights into the nervous system,...

NETPark: A Catalyst for Job Creation and Economic Prosperity

The year 2023 was a landmark year for the North East Technology Park (NETPark) at Sedgefield, as it embarked on a £61 million expansion, marking a significant milestone in its development.  This expansion, led by...

Study paves the way for new cirrhosis treatments

The world’s most extensive clinical study into liver cirrhosis has been announced by Newcastle University, University of Edinburgh and r esearch-driven global biopharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim. The ADVANCE (Accelerating Discovery: Actionable NASH Cirrhosis Endpoints) study...

£13m disease early warning system for England to open at University of Bath

Water-based community health monitoring Centre of Excellence will detect disease outbreaks. A new £13 million Centre of Excellence in water-based health monitoring will be established at the University of Bath following a major funding award. The...

Bacterial Biofilms: A game-changer in the battle against infection

Bacteria, those tiny, often-misunderstood microorganisms, have revealed a groundbreaking secret that could transform our approach to combating infections. Luiza Beirão Campos, of the European Science Communication Institute (ESCI), explains how. Bacteria are notorious for banding...

Improved radionuclide supply can transform nuclear medicine

Targeted Alpha Therapy (TAT) is a promising cancer treatment in nuclear medicine, but the supply of alpha-emitting radionuclides - which the treatment relies on - is very limited. A lack of alpha-emitting radionuclides in...

Growing microtumours in a dish hailed as ‘rapid way to identify tumour genes’

Researchers have identified a new way to screen genes that cause several different types of cancers to grow, identifying particularly promising targets for precision oncology in oral and esophageal squamous cancers. The study, published in...

Why scientists recommend this type of co-enzyme Q10

Our endogenous Q10 production peaks and starts to decline in our early twenties, however, so many choose to take a supplement to compensate for the age-related loss. In a recent report, Austrian scientists specifically...

Genomics leads fight against antimicrobial resistant typhoid

A genomic survey of typhoid fever in Zimbabwe has shown how the bacteria behind recent outbreaks evolved extra levels of antimicrobial resistance. Researchers from the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory, Quadram Institute and University of East...

Forget sweet dreams – sweet genes could explain why a bad night’s sleep makes...

Parents of newborns might feel like they have aged a few years in those early months of sleepless nights. Now, scientists at the University of Leicester are investigating whether the secret to both a...

Velvet Worm slime could inspire sustainable synthetic materials

Fibers produced from the slime exhibit a strength akin to nylon, yet they can dissolve in water and be reconstituted into new fibers. n the tropical, temperate forests it calls home, the velvet worm uses...