Health and life sciences
Drinking Water Database: Put in Your ZIP Code and Find Out What's in Your Water What's in your drinking water? Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that could help.
Dangerous Dance: Hurricanes' Dalliance May End in 'Cannibalism' Hurricanes swirling in the Pacific Ocean could lock arms in a dance step meteorologists call the Fujiwhara effect. The do-si-do may lead in Hurricane Hilary cannibalizing Irwin.
Gulls' Love of Baby Seal Poop Leads to Gouged Butts Seagulls target seal pups' poop, and the pups get it in the end. Maybe don’t read this one during lunch.
What Is a Scientific Hypothesis? | Definition of Hypothesis A hypothesis is the first step in the scientific method. It begins by asking, 'What if …?'
Booze in Space: The Universe Is Drowning in Alcohol It's like one great big distillery up there.
Bazinga! 'Big Bang Theory' Catchphrase Inspires New Compound The catchphrase "bazinga" — a zinger commonly uttered by Dr. Sheldon Cooper, a fictional theoretical physicist on the TV show "The Big Bang Theory" — has inspired the creation of ...
Brain mapping techniques aim to improve epilepsy diagnoses Novel computing tools and advanced algorithms developed by EU-funded researchers are leading to next-generation electroencephalography technologies to help doctors map brain activity and diagnose disorders faster and more accurately.
Singing the praises of science careers for young Europeans The EU-funded PERFORM project is exploring innovative ways to overcome a lack of interest in science careers among young Europeans. Solutions include using performing arts in secondary schools around Europe ...
Room to manoeuvre - solving the airspace capacity crunch Stories of new applications for unmanned aircraft are now regular features in newspapers - from aerial photography to parcel delivery and personalised air transport. What seemed like a surreal future-scape ...
Unique training at physics-maths-life sciences interface A group of 15 early-stage researchers are receiving training at the interface between physics, applied mathematics and life sciences, providing them with unique skills of value to both industry and ...
Research and analysis: Life science sector data, 2017 Charts providing information of the UK life science sector, and how it compares to other countries. Areas covered include:
research and development
research and development
Research and analysis: Bioscience and health technology database: annual report 2016 This annual report analyses the updated 2016 dataset from the bioscience and health technology database. The data relates to companies that are active in the UK in the health life ...
Research and analysis: Attitudes to animal research in 2016 This report presents the findings of a 2016 survey on public awareness of, and attitudes towards, the use of animals in scientific research. The survey also examines attitudes towards, and ...