Posts Tagged ‘science’

Search begins for the world’s best innovations in science, engineering and technology

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched today a worldwide search for the best science, engineering and technology innovations for one of the industry’s most prestigious awards programmes – the Innovation Awards. (more…)

UK women scientists have fewer studies funded and are given less money than men

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Gender discrepancies have persisted for more than a decade in infectious disease research

Women scientists specialising in infectious disease research have fewer studies funded than men (more…)

Deloitte: Is Life Science R&D Earning Its Investment?

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

• 105 products launched since 2010, with projected value of $770 billion;

• 167 assets with a projected value of $819 billion progressed into late stage development since 2010; (more…)

Large medical research funders committed to open access publishing

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

But smaller medical charities, although keen, fear impact on budgets and funded researchers

Large medical research funding bodies are fully committed to open access publishing. But although smaller charitable funders back the principle (more…)

Renishaw Supports 3D Printing Exhibition At London Science Museum

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Renishaw, the UK’s only manufacturer of an additive manufacturing machine that ‘prints’ metal parts, is a major sponsor of a free exhibition being held at the Science Museum, London, which explores the future for 3D printing. (more…)

Mental Health ‘Eye Test’ Breakthrough Wins Top Entrepreneurial Award

Friday, September 27th, 2013

An eye movement test to assist diagnosis of major adult psychiatric disorders has taken a step closer to being commercialised after winning a prestigious national contest recognising Scotland’s entrepreneurial innovations. (more…)

4 In 10 Britons Think The Internet Is A Threat To Knowledge

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Opinion in the UK is divided on whether or not progress in manufacturing and digital technology is a good or bad thing

As part of a major new exhibition about the future of manufacturing (The Future is Here, 24 July – 29 October), (more…)

Just what oppressive government wants – a super memory crystal

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Looking at the sheer power of this new development the ’5D memory solution’ will have surveillance mad governments and big corporates slavering at their information hungry jaws. Forget the science, can you imagine the nefarious uses this could be put to by organs such as GCHQ? (more…)

Radar Opens up New Air Traffic and Border Control Opportunities

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

One of the world’s top minds on radar research will outline how his work is helping to improve our air traffic control and border monitoring systems.

Professor Hugh Griffiths, the winner of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) A F Harvey Prize, will outline his research at a special lecture on Thursday 23 May in central London. (more…)

Fibre to the cabinet service provides the next innovative step to enhance business connectivity

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Direct and private connections to datacentres offer a solution that will make internet gridlock and blackouts a thing of the past

The modern requirements of business mean that being without the internet for a morning, or even an hour or two, can have disastrous effects on business plans, client relationships and profits. (more…)

The scientific way to diet

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Scientists are now developing a new anti-hunger additive for all those cold goodies like yoghurts, shakes and smoothies. (more…)

Male obesity, the testosterone connection

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Recent research indicates that middle aged men can lose inches from their waistlines after receiving testosterone injections. (more…)