News Feed From Occupiers
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.
23 May 2014: A brand new interactive exhibition 'Collider', which offers visitors an exciting chance to 'step inside the world's greatest science experiment', opens in the North West of England today. It provides a unique combination of video, theatre, real artefacts and sound art to create a realistic exhibition that transports visitors to Geneva, behind-the-scenes at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
A new study from CERN, published today in the journal Science, has shown for the first time that the molecules responsible for giving pine forests their distinctive smell are also a vital ingredient in cloud formation, important for keeping our planet cool.
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.
A UK company is using technology originally designed for use in Space to assist in a ground-breaking project that aims to improve the treatment of liver-associated diseases. Ultimately it could develop a new generation of liver replacements, using fibres a hundred times thinner than a human hair.
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.
Stem cell research is one of the most promising fields of biomedical research today.
Scientists have for the first time used regenerative medicine to fully restore a degenerated organ in a living animal, a discovery that could pave the way for future human therapies.
Men who started smoking regularly before the age of 11 had sons who, on average, had 5-10kg more body fat than their peers by the time they were in their teens, according to new research from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol.
From today UK Research institutes will be eligible to join Equality Challenge Units Athena SWAN Charter, a scheme that recognises excellence in womens employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in UK higher education.
The MRC International Nutrition Group (MRC ING) will become fully integrated into the MRC Unit, The Gambia with effect from 1 April 2014.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) has made a further investment of £7.1 million, to improve capability, capacity and capital infrastructure in medical bioinformatics.