19 Oct 2021
First Supply of Consistent, Scalable, Human Muscle Cells for Research
Cell coding company bit.bio has launched a new product, ioSkeletal Myocytes. It's the first product of its kind that provides physiologically relevant human skeletal muscle cells that are reliable, reproducible and consistent at scale. Access to ioSkeletal Myocytes will supercharge research and drug discovery for musculoskeletal and metabolic conditions.
14 Jun 2021
New Generation of Supercapacitors to Electrify Green Transportation
Scientists have created a new generation of low-cost, high-energy supercapacitors to power electric vehicles. Researchers have produced a cheaper, more sustainable and energy-dense electrode material for supercapacitors which could pave the way for wider market penetration of this high-power, quick charging electric vehicle technology.
1 Mar 2021
Light-Emitting Tattoo Engineered for the First Time
Scientists have created a temporary tattoo with light-emitting technology used in TV and smartphone screens, paving the way for a new type of "smart tattoo" with a range of potential uses.
4 Feb 2021
GKN to Explore Large EVTOL Aircraft Called Skybus
GKN Aerospace is to lead a trio of new programs to advance sustainable aviation technology. The UK-based group will be coordinating 15 other organizations in work backed by a £4.5 million investment from the government's Future Flight Challenge fund.
30 Nov 2020
Global Pharma R&D AI, Data Science & Informatics Summit 2020
This premium article discusses lessons learned from this event, particularly the key trends and challenges currently facing companies utilising AI in drug discovery applications. It also provides company profiles for the AI and pharmaceutical companies that spoke at the event.
20 Nov 2020
Wearable Imaging Cap Provides a Window into Babies' Brains
A team of researchers has demonstrated a new form of wearable, baby-friendly brain mapping technology that has important implications for understanding developmental conditions such as autism spectrum disorder and cerebral palsy.
31 Jul 2020
New Material for Longer Lasting Fuel Cells
New research suggests that graphene could be used to make more durable hydrogen fuel cells for cars.
15 Jun 2020
Wearable Brain Scanner Technology Expanded for Whole Head Imaging
Scientists developed an initial prototype of a new generation of brain scanner in 2018 which is a lightweight device that can be worn on the head like a hat, and can scan the brain even whilst a patient moves. Their latest research has now expanded this to a fully functional 49 channel device that can be used to scan the whole brain and track electrophysiological processes that are implicated in a number of mental health problems.
2 Apr 2020
Brain Reading Technology for Brainwave-Controlled Devices
A new method to accurately record brain activity at scale has been developed by researchers. The technique could lead to new medical devices to help amputees, people with paralysis or people with neurological conditions such as motor neurone disease.
25 Feb 2020
AI Helps Predict Heart Attacks and Stroke
Artificial intelligence has been used for the first time to instantly and accurately measure blood flow. The results were found to be able to predict chances of death, heart attack and stroke, and can be used by doctors to help recommend treatments which could improve a patient's blood flow.
20 Feb 2020
Fast-Charging, Long-Running, Bendy Energy Storage Breakthrough
While at the proof-of-concept stage, it shows enormous potential as a portable power supply in several practical applications including electric vehicles, phones and wearable technology.
19 Feb 2020
Powering Towards Net Zero: Pioneering Energy Projects Get Green Light
£21m awarded to 10 ground-breaking smart energy projects across UK from Coleraine to Rugeley to trial new technology which could become a blueprint for greener localised energy generation on the road to net zero.
12 Feb 2020
Warning That 3D Printing Pills Can Stop Drugs Working
3D printing drugs can cause unexpected and undesirable reactions that prevent their release, scientists have found. The work is one of the first studies of its kind to reveal problems when producing 3D printed pills.