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.
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.
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.
The thriving Harwell Space Cluster welcomed 32 of its members and over 300 visitors to the Space Cluster Showcase at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
Students from our local high schools joined us at Daresbury Laboratory last week for an inspirational day of real engineering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last updated: 01 November 2018