October 23, 2013
Synthetic biology is among the most exciting emerging fields in international science. Ever since J Craig Venter’s team became the first to create synthetic life – a bacterium containing its own web address, three quotations and the names of its 46 contributing scientists – the race has been on to turn pieces of DNA into […]
October 16, 2013
Green energy was a big part of the buzz emanating from the British Science Festival this year. Geothermal heat and sewage-powered clean energy were both on the sustainable agenda being discussed in Newcastle. Researchers were busy unveiling important renewable energy projects underway in north east universities and industry. First up was the revelation that an […]
October 8, 2013
Chris Thorpe is a wily old campaigner. On his Thinking Digital 2013 speaker profile he described himself as a ‘coder, craftsman and creative explorer’. Decide for yourself: he has a PhD in structural and molecular biology, was there coding at the beginning of the world wide web and has been responsible for projects as diverse […]
October 2, 2013
To borrow someone else’s phrase: everybody knew that science was cool, but it also pays. Jack Andraka was the 15-year-old high school student who came up with a novel idea in testing for pancreatic cancer and has now become a feted guest at big science meets, jetting in to talk about his invention at international […]
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