Life Sciences

Why People With Dementia Deserve More From Science

James Pickett | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Pickett

Last week a research story about lithium and dementia from Denmark caught the attention of the UK press and I have since been asked by a number of families about potential trials after I commented in the press.

A Nation Of Scientists: Can Life Sciences Be The New Financial Services?

Joe Mitton | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK
Joe Mitton

Making money doing something you're good at is a sound rule for people and for nations. This helps explain why prioritising life sciences is one of t...

The European Medicines Agency Is Moving On, And Theresa May Wants To Turn Her Back On Europe - But Science Can't Afford To Be Left Out

Daniel Zeichner | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics
Daniel Zeichner

The UK science and research eco-system is very successful, but also complicated and fragile, and UK future success cannot be taken for granted - losing the EMA is just the first in a series of major challenges ahead.

What Can History Teach Us About The Implementation Of AI, Automation And Other Job Reducing Technologies?

Jasnoop Cheema | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Tech
Jasnoop Cheema

The term 'luddite' originally referred to those who opposed the job losses brought on by the Industrial Revolution.  So, are those that oppose the th...

Scientists Create 'Spark Of All Life'... With Lasers

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Tech

As 'creative' acts of science go, it's pretty hard to beat. Scientists have imitated the first 'spark' of life using a powerful laser. Research...

Like A Celeb Awards Bash, Except These People Are USEFUL

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

More than $36 million in prizes has been awarded at a glitzy bash in California, except that unlike celebrities, actors and musicians the people recei...

PICS: Award Winning Microscopic Images Depict The Alien World Of The Very Small

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Tech

They might look like aliens from another world - or a science fiction movie. But the winners of the Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition are actually...

The 100 Year War: Why Diseases Can Take Generations to Tackle

Chris Magee | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Tech
Chris Magee

Every life scientist is standing on the shoulders of the previous generation. As we make ever greater inroads to understanding the functioning of living bodies, we should remember that, just because the utility of a piece of knowledge is not yet clear, doesn't mean the process of obtaining that knowledge can be considered a waste of time.

Sir Christopher Evans on Entrepreneurs, Life Science and Knob Heads!

Ellee Seymour | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Tech
Ellee Seymour

The British life science industry is thwarted by lack of investment with a slow regulatory process which is impeding its development, said Sir Christo...

NHS Patient Data Could Be Shared With Private Companies: Cameron

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has outlined plans to share NHS patient data with private companies as party of government efforts to boost the medical research industr...

Controversial Life Science Companies Set For NHS File Sharing Deal

PA | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

Patient records and other NHS data would be shared with private health care companies under plans being unveiled by David Cameron next week. The Pr...