Biotech pioneer tackles the biology of ageing

Living to a ripe old age is one thing. Enjoying a healthy, ripe old age is the challenge. Biotech veteran Dr Eric Leire aims to slow ageing by design, as he explains to Karen...

Biosample provenance: what researchers need to know

Why is the current system for sourcing samples broken? And what does this mean for researchers who use biosamples? Robert Hewitt, MB BS, PhD, of Biosample Hub, investigates. The journey for every biospecimen used for...

SAGES TEACH THE ART OF ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

While the conversation about climate change has been dominated by mitigation, what is equally crucial is the need to adapt to the unavoidable changes already on their way. “We have absolutely no choice but...

PROFESSOR HONOURED FOR HER WORK ON PANDEMIC CONTROL

A Women in Science event held earlier this year demonstrated that women are certainly coming into their own in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths. In this, the final feature in a three-part...

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

A Women in Science event that took place in Newcastle upon Tyne’s Biosphere business incubator earlier this year certainly demonstrated that women are finally coming into their own in the fields of science, technology,...

TABBY CAT OR TIGER?

Medics need to be fleet of foot when it comes to determining whether they are dealing with something tame or wild, but the traditional route to identifying bacteria takes time. Now a team of...

Life Science success

Whilst the recent past has been one of huge uncertainty with regards to the political and economic landscape across the globe, the past year saw major success in Life Sciences & Healthcare across the...

Nobel prize winner talks to us

Dr Frances Arnold, the American chemist and engineer who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for her work in pioneering directed evolution reveals more about her work.  Dr...

Making clinical trials right for older people

In this issue, we speak to Miles Witham, Professor of Trials for Older People at Newcastle University and consultant geriatrician, about why he’s bringing about a sea change in how clinical trials involving older...

Simplicity is all

In this issue of BioScience Today, Ellen Rossiter speaks to Professor Kawal Rhode about his work in the realm of biomedical engineering, his inspiration, motivation and why simplicity is all. “Way back in school, we...

Why life science incubators are crucial

In this issue of BioScience Today, we speak to Dr Glenn Crocker MBE, Chief Executive Officer of BioCity – the largest life science incubator business in the UK. The lowdown on life science incubators “A life...

Meeting contemporary medical challenges

In this issue of BioScience Today, we speak to Professor Phil Blower, Chair in Imaging Chemistry at King’s College London about why a multidisciplinary approach is crucial to meeting the medical challenges of today. “I...

Raising awareness of PSP and CBD

Ellen Rossiter speaks to Andrew Symons,  Chief Executive of PSP Association, about the work of the association and his hopes for the future. Imagine striving daily to raise awareness of, and to find a cure...