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08 July 2019
Water: a missing piece in the cancer treatment jigsaw puzzle
Water: a missing piece in the cancer treatment jigsaw puzzle

An international collaboration with scientists working at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS) has developed an innovative way to study how cancerous cells respond to drugs used to treat them. The study, which focused on the behaviour of water molecules within cancer cells, has the potential to lead to future improvements in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

05 July 2019
Showing the art of the possible at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital Festival of Innovation
Showing the art of the possible at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital Festival of Innovation

Recently the team from STFC’s advanced manufacturing facility, at Daresbury Laboratory, took part in the first Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Festival of Innovation.

04 July 2019
3D holograms bring the Universe to life
3D holograms bring the Universe to life

The Universe is a very big place populated by very big things where very big things happen. In fact, the Universe is so very big and the mechanisms that drive the very big things are so very big that trying visualise them often goes beyond the limits of the human imagination.

02 July 2019
Harwell Space Cluster rockets to success!
Harwell Space Cluster rockets to success!

The thriving Harwell Space Cluster welcomed 32 of its members and over 300 visitors to the Space Cluster Showcase at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

01 July 2019
Young engineers with ingenious ideas at Daresbury Laboratory
Young engineers with ingenious ideas at Daresbury Laboratory

Students from our local high schools joined us at Daresbury Laboratory last week for an inspirational day of real engineering.  

27 June 2019
Mini 'dragons' enter the Daresbury den
Mini 'dragons' enter the Daresbury den

Cheshire primary school pupils gathered at Daresbury Laboratory for the annual Epic Steps Conference for Children – including a Dragon’s Den style session where they grilled a business owner about their product.

27 June 2019
Six million electron volt upgrade will support radiotherapy, environmental and security industry at Daresbury Laboratory
Six million electron volt upgrade will support radiotherapy, environmental and security industry at Daresbury Laboratory

Last year, STFC and Teledyne e2v, formed a strategic relationship designed to advance the world’s next generation of particle accelerator technologies and bring exciting new opportunities for UK industry.

20 June 2019
Vital ESS modules begin to ship
Vital ESS modules begin to ship

Daresbury Laboratory has recently shipped the first beam transport module to the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Sweden – one of 74 modules which will be assembled and tested at the site over the next two years.

20 June 2019
Clear for take-off – the space industry in the North West and North Wales
Clear for take-off – the space industry in the North West and North Wales

Last week, Daresbury Laboratory’s Alan Cross, the ESA Business Applications Ambassador for the North West and North Wales, hosted and chaired an event to help businesses from across the region understand Space and how it can help them grow.

19 June 2019
'Moon-shot' collides art and science
'Moon-shot' collides art and science

Art and science might not seem like natural bedfellows but there have been several initiatives in recent years to merge science communication with creative endeavours. 

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