A key component in making the gravitational wave detectors sensitive enough to be able to pick up the ripples in space time are the fused silica suspensions.
Ever since the Earth was first captured in a photograph from the moon in the 1960s, we have been curious to know more about our picturesque planet. Before this historic moment, humans could only speculate on the appearance of Earth.
Scientists are investigating a new way of delivering potentially life-saving drugs directly through the skin without the need for injections.
Scientists working at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are studying polar bear fur to see what it can re-veal about a mechanism found in nature called structural colouration, which is able to create colour without using pigments.
Food insecurity is a huge global problem. Rising populations have resulted in an increased demand for food.
STFC’s very own particle physicist, Dr Stewart Martin-Haugh, spent a ‘Week in Westminster’ in November as part of The Royal Society Pairing Scheme – shadowing and experiencing the working life of John Cockaday, Future Sectors Policy Lead.
Excitement for opportunity and innovation was in the air at Daresbury Laboratory, as more than 20 start-up companies participated at the CERN Knowledge Exchange workshop.
A UK business has been working with Daresbury Laboratory’s advanced engineering centre to solve some key engineering challenges in its mission to help community pharmacies save time and money.
Every year, more than more than 300,000 patients acquire infections in hospitals and GP surgeries in England, many of which are resistant to antibiotics and extremely difficult to treat.
A team of scientists have been using a newly-developed technique at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate a selection of Roman coins minted at different times during the Empire’s history.
Last updated: 01 November 2018