“In order to carry out this study, we do require the help of volunteers, who will be provided with three different diets to consume over the six-week study period. Participants will be given a full report detailing the results of their weight loss, and we would hope that they would see an improvement in their health after taking part.” Professor Alexandra Johnstone
“This creates exciting possibilities for Martian research, as the size and power of the MinION makes it an ideal candidate for deployment in future exploration missions, using the process we have developed.” Professor Martin-Torres , University of Aberdeen
Two talks which featured our farming heritage with a link to both the climate change emergency and our food security were: ‘The Lost Flock of St Kilda’ and ‘Make it with Oats, and try it with Bere’.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are transforming wind turbine blades, which are set to be landfilled or incinerated, into footbridges that can hold the weight of a 30-tonne digger.
It is estimated that the UK will contribute almost €2.6 billion per year on average for its participation to both Horizon Europe and the Copernicus component of the Space programme. Association to both programmes will become effective as of 1 January 2024.
The mummified remains of an ancient Egyptian noblewoman named Senetnay were excavated by Howard Carter in 1900. Today, due to new scientific methods researchers are able to determine information that the early archaeologists couldn’t.
“Rare finds have included isolated baleen whale vertebrae, a broken sperm whale tooth, the spine of an extinct sawshark, dental plates of eagle rays and a number of great white shark teeth.” – Auckland palaeontologist Bruce Hayward
Researchers have generated a high-coverage genome to learn more about his genetic history. It appears that Ötzi had dark skin, dark eyes, and a balding head.
“Sea spider fossils are very rare, but we know a few of them from different periods. One of the most remarkable fauna, by its diversity and its abundance, is the one of La Voulte-sur-Rhône that dates back to the Jurassic, some 160 million years ago.” Dr Romain Sabroux
“Creativity can be defined as the ability to produce original and relevant ideas in a given context, to solve a problem or improve a situation. It is a key skill for adapting to change or provoking it.” Alizée Lopez-Persem, researcher in cognitive neuroscience at the Institut de Cerveau (PARIS BRAIN INSTITUTE).