Features

Data-intensive science – in the UK and around the world
09 November 2017
Data-intensive science – in the UK and around the world

Data-intensive science, and high-performance computing, is a transformative technology.

Combatting cancer in a challenging environment
26 October 2017
Combatting cancer in a challenging environment

If you live in a low or middle income country, your chances of surviving cancer are significantly lower than if you live in a wealthier economy.

The Story of Dark Matter
23 October 2017
The Story of Dark Matter

What is dark matter and why are scientists so eager to find it?

Space tech start-up offers all-inclusive tickets to orbit for SMEs and researchers
19 October 2017
Space tech start-up offers all-inclusive tickets to orbit for SMEs and researchers

Satellite technology is improving every aspect of our lives and wellbeing, thanks to an ever-expanding range of applications.

When Stars Collide: A New Era in Astronomy
16 October 2017
When Stars Collide: A New Era in Astronomy

The observation of colliding neutron stars heralds a powerful new approach to studying the universe.

Science and The Black Dog: World Mental Health Day
10 October 2017
Science and The Black Dog: World Mental Health Day

Mental health issues affect approximately 450 million people of all ages and backgrounds worldwide.

2017 World Space Week (4-7 September)
04 October 2017
2017 World Space Week

The 2017 World Space Week is here, and for the next few days the world will be celebrating the wonders of Space.

Introducing the world's most powerful laser: the European XFEL
01 September 2017
Introducing the world's most powerful laser: the European XFEL

The largest, most powerful laser in existence, with a brilliance that is a billion times higher than any other conventional X-ray radiation source, is about to open up completely new research opportunities for researchers the world over.

Exploring Solar Storms
01 September 2017
Exploring Solar Storms

Looking up at the sky on a pleasant summer's day, one might be forgiven for imagining that the sun is a serene object, freckled only with the occasional sunspot. But whilst this sphere of hot plasma provides stable conditions for life to thrive on Earth, the sun itself is anything but serene.

Action against Alzheimer's
31 August 2017
Action against Alzheimer's

Combatting dementia with state-of-the-art science

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