Molecular ‘cookie cutter’ technique could provide key for COVID drug discovery

University of Birmingham researchers are working to isolate and extract the COVID-19 encounter complex in a form that is stable enough for identification of target sites for future anti-viral drugs. The encounter complex is formed...

Accurate predictions of ovarian cancer outcome possible with new classification system

The new, Oxford-developed method for subtyping ovarian cancer has been validated in a recent collaboration between the University of Oxford and Imperial College London. Dubbed the ‘Oxford Classic’, researchers have demonstrated that it enables...

Cervical cancer treatment world first at The Christie

A Stockport woman is set to become the first ever patient in the world to be entirely treated for cervical cancer using a state-of-art radiotherapy treatment at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. Karen Hall, 57,...

Legal Cannabis Market in Europe Set to be Worth €3.2 billion by 2025

The European cannabis market is forecast to grow with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 67.4% to reach €3.2 billion by 2025, a new report has found. The European Cannabis Report: 6th Edition, released...

SCOTTISH BIOTECH COMPANY SECURES FUNDING FOR NEW CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH

Company’s R&D programme expanded with additional focus on antiviral properties of cyanobacteria Industry and academia collaboration funded by Medical Research Scotland ScotBio, a fast growing Scottish biotech business, is expanding its R&D programme...

RCSI researchers discover new way to halt excessive inflammation

RCSI researchers have discovered a new way to ‘put the brakes’ on excessive inflammation by regulating a type of white blood cell that is critical for our immune system. The discovery has the potential to...

INEOS donates £100m to new institute designed to fight antimicrobial resistance

A new state of the art institute for antimicrobial research is to open at Oxford University thanks to a £100 million donation from INEOS. INEOS, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, and the University...

Results of MDMA treatment trial for alcohol use disorder published

Awakn Life Sciences Inc. announces today the publication of results from its CMO Dr. Ben Sessa’s Bristol Imperial MDMA in Alcoholism (BIMA) trial, an open-label safety, tolerability and proof-of-concept study investigating the potential role...

Zotefoams hosts virtual opening of new £23million plant in Poland

Over 140 customers from 21 countries today attended the virtual opening of Zotefoams’ new state-of-the-art plant located in Brzeg in south-west Poland. In a key strategic move to increase global capacity and optimise service...

How can you prevent weak maths skills hindering student performance?

An increasing number of students are struggling to keep up with the maths content in the crucial first months of their degree, despite the measures lecturers are taking to continually adapt their teaching to...

LAUDA to expand its portfolio with new LAUDA Versafreeze product line

LAUDA – Experts In Thermal Control And Measurement Providing Innovative Solutions For Thermal Process Control, Chilled Water Applications, Water Baths, Freezers, Incubators, Shakers, Stills, Tensiometers, Viscometers And Contact Angle Measurement. LAUDA, the world market leader...

BioScience Today Launches Digital Packages to Support Companies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the Bio-Life science industry continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is has become even more vital for companies to sustain their presence during these challenging times. Since the COVID-19 pandemic...

Zotefoams’ ZOTEK® F foam chosen by InsulFab for safe and effective delivery of COVID-19...

High-performance closed cell, crosslinked fluoropolymer foam helps ensure safe and secure transportation of ultra-cold chain vaccine As part of the USA’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) initiative to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas, USA-based InsulFab...

Joe Govier of Connect 2 Cleanrooms Ranked Among UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business...

Joe Govier, CEO and Founder of Connect 2 Cleanrooms, has been named as one of LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020. Now in its third year, the programme, which is supported by...

Don’t underestimate the logistics challenge as Pfizer vaccine rolls out across the UK

The logistics operation in the UK will be bigger than the largest ever global humanitarian effort Demand for delivery of ultra-low freezers will grow 5-7 fold in the UK High potential...

Alternative to invasive prostate cancer biopsies on the horizon

Pioneering research conducted by University of Virginia in collaboration with Manchester UK based APIS Assay Technologies Ltd has discovered Hormone-Upregulated lncRNA within the lymphocyte-specific protein tyrosine kinase (HULLK) is detectable in non-invasive prostate cancer patient samples. The breakthrough...