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.
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.
One of the most important scientists of the 20th century, Rosalind Franklin helped us to better understand the stuff life is made of: DNA.
Lithium – modern technology depends on it, from batteries for mobile phones, to powering electric cars, and even treating bipolar disorder. It was one of the three elements to be produced in large quantities during the Big Bang, but 13.8 billion years later, questions about how this intriguing element came into existence still remain.
Two start-ups from the European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre at Harwell (ESA BIC Harwell) have recently been working with Transport for London and Nitrous to keep London moving and reduce pollution in the capital.
Professor Simon Morris--Head of the Physics Department at Durham University, member of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Council, and one of the UK's ELT project leaders--explains why astronomy is an international business.
Last updated: 18 February 2016