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Tomorrow, on 6 August, a mini-laboratory developed and built at the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is due to rendezvous with a comet.
Space-related SMEs connected to the Harwell space cluster have the chance to secure up to £1m of funding and support in business development of products and services thanks to the Technology Strategy Board, in partnership with STFC.
A cutting-edge laser amplifier that can supply bursts of laser energy with power equivalent to that of a full-sized power station has been developed, built and supplied for a new international project in the Czech Republic.
In one of his first official visits since being appointed Minister for Universities and Science the Rt Hon Greg Clark was welcomed to the Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire by STFC Chief Executive John Womersley and Head of Daresbury Laboratory, Susan Smith.
STFC has published its Annual Report and Accounts 2013 - 2014.
Scientists, engineers, technologists and industry leaders from China and the UK have met at Oxfordshire's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) to discuss and exchange the recent advances in the research of materials science and engineering.
The Innovations Technology Access Centre (I-TAC) has scooped a prestigious UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) award for having the best track record in developing and supporting start-up and high growth businesses. The award celebrates the invaluable role that innovation centres and incubators, and their business environment, play in the growth and economic success of early stage companies.
The MRC has welcomed the EU Commissions statement on the provisions of the current framework for funding stem cell research in Horizon 2020 in response to the One of Us Citizens Initiative.
Why Alternative teenagers self-harm: exploring the link between non-suicidal self-injury, attempted suicide and adolescent identity
Around half (45.5%) of Alternative* teenagers self-injure and nearly 1 in 5 (17.2%) attempt suicide, according to research by scientists at the MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow and researchers from the University of Ulm, Germany.
The Mary Lyon Centre is a national facility that supports research using genetically altered mice, generating mice as models of human disease for the international research community.
JPND rapid action call for working groups on longitudinal cohort studies for neurodegenerative disease
Current population and disease-focused cohorts offer a significant opportunity for advancing our understanding of the risks of developing neurodegenerative conditions and the influences on disease progression.
Stratified medicine initiative announces short-listed proposals to its second call for disease focused-consortia
The MRC has announced nine short-listed proposals that could be funded under the second phase of its £60m Stratified Medicine Initiative.
A Concordat on Openness on Animal Research in the UK is published today, signed by 72 organisations from across the scientific sector.
Four new members have been appointed to the Council of the Medical Research Council (MRC) by the Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts.
New research has helped unpick a long-standing mystery about how dietary fibre supresses appetite.
A mothers diet before conception can permanently affect how her childs genes function, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne visited the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge this morning to announce details of the long term plan for science capital investment.
An international team led by Kings College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis the outermost skin layer - with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.
Researchers have launched a detailed atlas with environment and health maps at a fine scale across England and Wales.
A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs.