Research & Innovation News

Open Access Government has a massive variety of Scientific Research and Innovation information that is available in this category.

This section explores the latest breakthroughs in all aspects of science: including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and Sociology. There is extensive research on psychological and social patterns that occur in everyday life.

Information is available on scientific policies that the government might adopt. Along with the changes and developments of global space policy. We cover the ongoing rise of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and cancer research breakthroughs along with countries and their own individual research priorities.

Within this category we explore the massive increase and growth in CBD research and production, there is a lot of interesting information available.

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Science reveals genetic reasons behind different face shapes

When it comes to the impact of evolution on different face shapes and features, scientists have long been looking to identify the genes involved - now, researchers at University College London believe they have an answer.
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Geophysical research: The Earth’s non-linear properties

Hatam H. Guliyev and Rashid J. Javanshir discuss a fascinating aspect of geophysical research that concerns the Earth’s non-linear properties.
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Scientists saw COVID mutating in patient after convalescent plasma

UK based scientists witnessed how COVID-19 can mutate in a highly vulnerable patient, even when that person is undergoing convalescent plasma treatment.
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Scientists invent AI that creates COVID vaccine candidates within seconds

Scientists usually take months to analyse potential mutations of the virus, but this new AI can create COVID vaccine candidates within seconds.
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What is the connection between pain and memory?

Researchers are investigating how everyday pain impacts memory - specifically, how do these daily experiences impact the way we think? 
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Data finds 300mg of coffee can solve short term cognitive impairment

Professor Renata Riha, at the Edinburgh Department of Sleep Medicine, released new data about how coffee can balance short term cognitive impairment - as experienced by sleep deprived people, or shift pattern workers.
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Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against COVID

Interim data from Phase 3 clinical trials show that Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is capable of a 91.6% efficacy against COVID-19.
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ECMO machine reduces COVID-19 deaths by 45% for “sickest patients”

According to data collected by 400 healthcare professionals at the worst moment of the US outbreak, the life support machine that acts in place of the heart and lungs is crucial to reducing COVID-19 deaths for the critically ill.
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Star-gazing techniques used to detect cancerous moles

An STFC-funded project, MoleGazer, has successfully implemented astronomical techniques, used for star-gazing, to detect and track the evolution of cancerous moles.
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Scientists find dark matter halo around ancient galaxy

MIT astrophysicists looked 163,000 light years from Earth, to find that a tiny, ancient galaxy has a dark matter halo - meaning that the very first galaxies in the universe were more immense than anyone imagined.
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Horizon Europe reveals five main missions for new funding

The new Horizon Europe programme will pick up where Horizon 2020 left off, with five main missions - cancer, climate change, marine environment, smart cities and food security.
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Scientists have calculated the mass range for Dark Matter for the first time

Researchers from the University of Sussex have calculated the mass range for Dark Matter for the first time and it is much tighter than thought.

European Commission approves second IPCEI on batteries

The European Commission has given the green light on the second Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) in the field of batteries.
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Star formation science explained by discovery in new galaxy

The Atacama desert in Chile brings the world more new insights on star formation science, as revealed by researchers at the University of Bath.
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Science explains the atmospheric mystery of the Sun

The hot outer later of our local star has an unusual chemical composition compared to the inner layers - now, scientists think they have an answer for the mystery of the Sun.
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Mathematical sciences institutes receive funding boost

Three of the UK’s leading research institutes will receive funding to widen access to mathematical sciences and support training.
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Scientists investigate planetary nebulae using Hubble Space Telescope

Images from the Hubble Space Telescope are giving astronomers the chance to further investigate planetary nebulae - like the striking Jewel Bug Nebula (NGC 7027).
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Scientists analyse water from different planets to understand their secrets

Researchers are now looking at the crystalline solid form of water from different planets, to understand how planets, satellites and even comets evolved.
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Researchers explain the science behind “hearing the dead” 

According to Durham University, mediums who are "hearing the dead" can have a history of unusual auditory experiences - they are more likely to experience absorption, which is linked to altered states of consciousness.
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UK funded research essential to get vaccines to the poorest in the world

Professor Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies, discusses why UK funded research is important for a successful COVID vaccine roll-out to the poorest and hardest to reach.

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