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Mixed gender lab

Editor's comment | Those 'troublesome' female scientists...

Added: 12 Jun 2015

Female scientists have been hitting back at Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt this week after he made sex…

PM David Cameron

Editor's comment | A bolt from the blue

Added: 8 May 2015

With a hugely surprising Tory majority now confirmed, investment in UK science could be the real wi…


Ebola faces vaccine triple threat

Added: 21 Jan 2015

Three major pharmaceutical firms are leading the charge to develop the world’s first widely availab…

Social media could be used to curb HIV

Editor's comment: Big data or better drugs?

Added: 30 Oct 2014

If data taken from social media posts can be used to help curb the spread of HIV, will those most s…

Modern drug discovery

The best medicine: modernising drug discovery

Added: 24 Oct 2014

Unravelling the mysteries of human biological processes will help us develop medicines that can be …

Ebola virus

Editor's comment: The end of Ebola?

Added: 22 Oct 2014

As both Senegal and Nigeria are declared Ebola-free, is the deadly virus that has swept through muc…

The most detailed analysis of the human genome has been published by scientists

Editor's comment: Lessons in life science

Added: 8 Oct 2014

The UK life sciences sector has a great reason to be buoyant this week as the University of Bristol…