Archive November 2015

Researchers develop algae as possible alternative energy source

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Researchers at Concordia University in Quebec have developed a power cell that is able to harness the electrical energy produced from the photosynthesis and respiration of blue-green algae. The research...

Autumn statement receives support from manufacturers

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Manufacturers have welcomed measures announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement, with investment in infrastructure, energy research and plans to amend the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) all gaining industry support. Terry...

Royal Academy of Engineering welcomes safeguarding of science budget

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Philip Greenish CBE, Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has welcomed the announcement made by Chancellor George Osborne in the Autumn Statement that the Government would be protecting...

Scientists created malaria-free mosquito

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Using genetic technology, scientists have managed to create a malaria-free mosquito that could potentially eradicate malaria. It is a disease that affects an estimated 300-500 million people annually. The technology...

Manufacturing hubs receive £20 million boost

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Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced that two manufacturing research hubs which will each receive £10 million. The hubs which will be based at Brunel University in London...