Press Releases

Non-specific and Specific RNA Binding Proteins Found to be Fundamentally Similar

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found unexpected similarities between proteins that were thought to be fundamentally different.The team studied...

How the largest star known is tearing itself apart

An international team of astronomers has observed part of the final death throes of the largest known star in the Universe as it throws...

Male Victims of Partner Violence Outnumber Females

Men are more likely than women to report they have been the victims of partner violence. Nevertheless, women tend to suffer more severe health...

Juno Slingshots Past Earth On Its Way to Jupiter

If you've ever whirled a ball attached to a string around your head and then let it go, you know the great speed that...

New study to develop personalised treatments for psoriasis

A world-leading taskforce led by The University of Manchester has begun work to create a new test to help medics work out which treatment...

Special camera detects tumors

Cancer patients have the highest probability of recovering if tumors are completely removed. However, tiny clusters of cancer cells are often difficult for surgeons...

Desert Trial for ESA Mars Rover

Next week will see ESA’s most ambitious planetary rover test yet. Robotic exploration of a Mars-like desert in South America will be overseen from...

University of Washington, local company building innovative deep-sea manned submarine

For the past 70 years, the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory has conducted ocean research and engineering. Now they are teaming up with a local...

CLOUD gives clarity on climate change

University of Leeds experts have helped scientists get a step closer to understanding how aerosol particles are formed in the atmosphere and the effect...

Our Sun – the inside story and more

Princeton-based physicist Dr Shravan Hanasoge will explain what recent research has revealed about the inner workings of our life-sustaining and closest star, the Sun,...