A multi-billion pound three-part transaction has been agreed between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis.
Advancing capabilities in the field of omics-based research was a major player at this year’s Analytica conference.
US scientists are developing mass spectroscopy technology to focus on developing and translating new assays for protein biomarkers related to cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
The UK government will today set out plans to boost British science projects as part of its long-term economic plan.
More than 30 universities, research institutes and pharmaceutical firms are leading a drive to develop new strains of antibiotics.
Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) this week announced that it was the recipient of a cytogenetics tender from the UK National Health Service (NHS).
AstraZeneca’s biologics R&D arm, MedImmune, has been selected to enter into an oncology research collaboration and licensing agreement with Immunocore.
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle have used Droplet Digital PCR to demonstrate the quantification of a tumour-attacking immune cell known to improve cancer survival.
Researchers from the University of Nottingham and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology have received funding to begin work of processes that could produce biofuel from waste rice crops.
Researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have discovered that eucalyptus trees in Western Australia are drawing up gold particles from the earth and depositing it on their leaves and branches.
Research into using metamaterials is set to receive a £2.5 million investment from the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council.
Pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline is employing Formula 1 style data analysis to improve its drug-discovery potential.
Pathogens and pesticides are the most commonly found contaminants in food, new research suggests.
New methods for growing heart cells could significantly reduce the need to use animals in drug testing, according to research conducted at Imperial College London (ICL).
A £5m collaboration between Imperial College London and Dyson is set to develop the next generation in “real world” robotics.
Three new multidisciplinary research centres in synthetic biology will be established in Bristol, Nottingham and through a Cambridge/Norwich partnership.
Researchers from Finland and Sweden have stripped down a mobile phone camera and turned it into a mini microscope for use as a low-cost diagnostics tool.
European scientists have produced fresh insight into the science behind rapidly foaming beer bottles by exploring the process of cavitation.
A study conducted by the University of Cambridge has found that plants use sugars to tell the time of day.
An app for smart glasses such as Google Glass, is set to be developed in an effort to improve the gait of those suffering with Parkinson’s disease.