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.
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.
Combatting dementia with state-of-the-art science
The only British woman ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry and the only woman to receive the Copley medal, Dorothy Hodgkin surpassed many expectations of what a 'housewife' should do in the 1900s.
Marie Curie changed science forever. Her research was instrumental in the development of X-rays, and her legacy reverberates throughout modern science.
Science can produce some wonderful images. Whether it’s state of the art equipment or cutting-edge results, beauty and science often go hand in hand.
The global population is set to exceed 9 billion by 2050, bringing with it an anticipated 70% increase in global demand for meat and fish.
Satavia, a space tech start-up at the European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre at Harwell (ESA BIC Harwell) is making aircraft smarter, safer and more environmentally friendly, by helping aircraft manufacturers and operators to save millions in unscheduled maintenance every year.
Pioneering technology start-up DEOS Consultancy is about to shake up mobile breast screening in the UK.
This Halloween, prepare for something really, really dark.
Last updated: 18 February 2016