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06 June 2019
Could computers be the next tool to help tackle hospital superbugs?
Could computers be the next tool to help tackle hospital superbugs?

Hospital superbugs such as MRSA or E.coli could soon be under attack from a new generation of drugs designed with the help of advanced computing technologies from STFC and IBM Research.

05 June 2019
New project will ignite a passion for science in underserved communities
New project will ignite a passion for science in underserved communities

A ground-breaking new initiative aims to spark a passion for science in communities across the UK by inviting them to develop tailor-made activities in partnership with their local science centres.

04 June 2019
STFC spin-out secures £1.5m in new funding
STFC spin-out secures £1.5m in new funding

STFC spin-out, The Electrospinning Company, has secured £1.5M in Series A funding which it intends to use to grow sales of existing product and develop new biomaterials.

31 May 2019
Scientists discover new compound that kills antibiotic-resistant superbugs
Scientists discover new compound that kills antibiotic-resistant superbugs

A new compound which visualises and kills antibiotic-resistant superbugs has been discovered by UK scientists. 

23 May 2019
North West health technology economy set to grow thanks to launch of new HealthTec Cluster
North West health technology economy set to grow thanks to launch of new HealthTec Cluster

A HealthTec Cluster launched today at Sci-Tech Daresbury will grow successful health technology businesses, develop world firsts in medical science and deliver life-changing health innovations both in the North West and nationally.

21 May 2019
New human cell technology will advance our understanding of disease and new drug development
New human cell technology will advance our understanding of disease and new drug development

A revolutionary 3D cell culture technology, developed in the UK, will speed up the laboratory testing process for testing new drugs and understanding diseases, whilst reducing the reliance on animal testing. 

17 May 2019
Work on research lab that will transform our understanding of diseases starts at Harwell
Work on research lab that will transform our understanding of diseases starts at Harwell

Work has begun today on a unique research building at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory that will develop new technologies to transform our understanding of diseases and speed up drug design.  

17 May 2019
European XFEL Launches Call for Proposals for Early User Experiments
European XFEL Launches Call for Proposals for Early User Experiments

The European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility (European XFEL) is now encouraging the scientific community worldwide to submit proposals for Early User Experiments via the User Portal to the European XFEL (UPEX) .

14 May 2019
Small, hardy planets most likely to survive death of their stars
Small, hardy planets most likely to survive death of their stars

Small, hardy planets packed with dense elements have the best chance of avoiding being crushed and swallowed up when their host star dies, new research from the University of Warwick has found. 

13 May 2019
What next for particle physics?
What next for particle physics?

Understanding how the Universe works isn’t easy. Deciding which question to focus on next can be just as hard, and for the next week physicists from across the United Kingdom will join international colleagues to debate what, when and how to do so.

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