Technology at the heart of the Large Hadron Collider is being developed in the North West to treat cancer. A new proton therapy assembly and test facility will be built at the STFC Daresbury Laboratory in a collaboration with British firm Advanced Oncotherapy.
A new mission to Mars, involving a team from the UK that includes STFC RAL Space, has gone in to space with the aim of being the first to study the heart of the Red Planet and measure 'Marsquakes' from its surface.
STFC spin-out MIRICO has secured a £3.5 Million investment to support its technology for the instant, high precision measurement of greenhouse gases and pollutants in the environment.
One of the planet Uranus's secrets, the composition of its clouds, has finally been uncovered by a team of UK researchers.
UK scientists are celebrating the successful launch of the newest Earth monitoring satellite in Europe's Copernicus programme, Sentinel-3B, from the Russian Plesetsk Cosmodrome on a Rockot at 17:57 GMT on Wednesday.
British astronomers working on the international space mission Gaia have contributed to a revolution in our understanding of the Milky Way with the release today of a new 3-D map of over one billion stars in our Galaxy.
A team of students from Oxfordshire have been hard at work designing a piece of equipment for a science facility that can test how electronics stand up to harmful cosmic ray particles.
New research undertaken by scientists using the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is improving our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice and this knowledge will be of importance to any future study where ice coexists with other materials in nature, for example on icy moons such as Jupiter's Europa.
Scientists have used neutron techniques at the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to non-invasively investigate the contents of two containers from the tomb of a married couple who walked the streets of ancient Egypt in 1400BC.
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Last updated: 06 October 2017