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  • New investment into biomedical research has been announced by the Government. The funding has been awarded to more than 70 cutting edge research projects, including a revolutionary blood test to identify Alzheimer’s, a potential new gene therapy for Parkinson’s Disease, new approaches for treating cancerous tumours and a wearable light therapy blanket for jaundiced...
  • Steve Mould, science and TV presenter, announced the winners of PraxisUnico’s Impact Awards at a glittering ceremony in Cardiff on 12 June. Award winners included a solution to the problem of vision-limiting smoke (generated in operating theatres during laparoscopic surgery), based on proven electrostatic precipitation technology. Commenting on the award...
  • Exceptions to new copyright law should help the UK’s scientific and academic community to deliver new advances in medicine, technology and research, says the government. The reforms, which came into force at the beginning of June, have removed outdated regulations, helping to better preserve and use copyright material. Key changes include the removal of copyright...
  • New research by Nesta suggests Government ‘language’ on innovation fails to connect with most voters. According to Nesta’s Speaking to the Innovation Population report, which explores the public’s perceptions about new ideas and technologies, MPs and the public share the view that the UK needs more innovation – new ways of doing things, new ideas, new technology,...
  • Innovation Birmingham Campus-based Majestic SEO has launched a groundbreaking specialist search engine to categorise the entire World Wide Web. Called ‘Topical Trust Flow’, the innovation has been seven years in the making and is the first of its kind to eradicate the need for manually categorised website directories. Topical Trust Flow categorises over seven hundred...