#science

The Large Hadron Collider is back online, but tantalising hints of a new particle prove unfounded.

8 months ago — 3.5 min read

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest science experiment. Since it came online eight years ago it has...

Researchers develop new technique for producing liquid hydrocarbon fuel from raw sawdust

12 months ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers from the University of Manchester and the East China University of Science and Technology have developed a method of...

Wearable graphene wrist patch accurately monitors diabetes through sweat

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

South Korea’s Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed a wearable graphene-based armband which is capable of monitoring diabetes by...

Washington University team turns smartphones into active sonar receivers

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpVUCEZvNjI Software developed by Washington University allows users to turn any surface into an input area for their smartphones, by...

Nottingham Trent researchers receive $4.4m from US Department of Homeland Security to develop new X-ray scanner

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The US Department of Homeland Security has provided researchers from Nottingham Trent University with $4.4 million to develop an airport...

UK Government announces £204 million fund for PhD students and quantum research

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Universities Minister Jo Johnson has announced that the UK Government will provide £167 million in funding to help train PhD...

Successful tests for ‘bat wing’ Micro Air Vehicles

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team from Southampton University and Imperial College London have successfully tested an innovative new wing design for Micro Air...

First hydrogen-powered drone takes to the skies

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The first drone to be powered only by solid hydrogen pellets has taken flight, using a new design by UK...

Institute of Physics offers grants to develop STEM projects in Africa

1 year ago — 0 min read

Thanks to a donation from prize-winning particle physicist Sir Tejinder Virdee, the Institute of Physics is inviting applications for grants...

IChemE backs call for immigration rethink

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has declared its support for the Campaign for Science and Engineering’s (CaSE) call to...

Annual Education Conference gives teachers opportunity to engage with IOP

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The Institute of Physics (IOP) held its annual Association for Science Education conference in Birmingham earlier this month. It is...

The Internet of Things

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The UK government’s Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey, has confirmed the development of a...

Engineering on the curriculum in Cambridge

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A prep school in Cambridge has introduced engineering lessons for its pupils aged 7 to 13. The school’s head teacher...

Investment in centres to tackle life-threatening diseases

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

On Wednesday, George Freeman, the Life Sciences Minister, announced a new investment worth £10 million for five new UK-wide research...

Simulation of insect brain can help scientists better understand human brain

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Scientists from Columbia University in the US and Sheffield University in the UK are collaborating to simulate the first complete...

Royal Academy of Engineering welcomes safeguarding of science budget

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Philip Greenish CBE, Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has welcomed the announcement made by Chancellor George Osborne...

Manufacturing hubs receive £20 million boost

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced that two manufacturing research hubs which will each receive £10 million. The...

Business Secretary announces boost to UK innovation

1 year ago — 0 min read

Business Secretary Sajid Javid celebrated the UK’s position as a global innovation leader at Innovate UK’s annual conference. He announced...