The UK mutation of COVID-19, aka B117, has been found by scientists to be 45% more infectious than the original form of the virus.
The mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) in space now include lower frequency radio waves than scientists have ever detected - complicating their attempt to find the source.
Yesterday (19 April), the Ingenuity drone on Mars became the first in history to make a controlled flight on another planet - climbing to a height of 10 feet and then touching back down on the red surface.
A new national study, funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will investigate the long-term effects of COVID-19 lung damage.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla suggested that fully vaccinated people would need their third vaccine dose, maybe 12 months after they got their second - the EU is currently in talks to secure a further 1.8 billion doses.
Dean Billington, Chief Operating Officer at Brains Bioceutical, discusses the pivotal role of the life science sector in spearheading the post-Covid economic recovery and why driving forward R&D and innovation should be the nation’s top priority.
An international study examined hospitalised COVID patients across 11 countries - finding that obese patients are 73% more likely to need invasive respiratory support.
Uninfected people lived with one infected individual as part of the study - the COVID antibody drug gave them 72% protection against catching the virus themselves.
Here, we learn how world leading supplier Bioquell devised a PRP for a Biopharmaceutical Production Facility ensuring high-level bio-decontamination in the event of contamination.
Open Access Government charts the priorities of Professor the Lord Ara Darzi of Denham, the President of the British Science Association, as he encourages future scientists to be bold, innovative and boundary-breaking.
Indiana University of Medicine researchers spent four years developing a blood test to identify depression and bipolar disorder - they say this work will bring psychiatry from "the 19th century into the 21st".
Archaeologists say that the role of racism in "history-making" is still present and that removing statues does not risk erasing history.
Open Access Government discusses how the U.S. NSF’s Division of Astronomical Sciences continues to break boundaries in research and discovery, yet remains conscious of...
Open Access Government explores the work of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and how the organisation continues to ensure that all of society benefit from scientific innovation.
New data from the REACT study finds that the prevalence of COVID is down by 60% in one month, but primary school children have the highest COVID infection levels.
Scientists have developed an implantable sensor using gold nanoparticles, which can function in the human body for "several months" to report health changes.
Here, Open Access Government learns all about the initiatives of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to promote scientific excellence on both a national and global scale.
Open Access Government discusses the importance of funding visionaries, explorers and innovators who are searching for scientific and technical breakthroughs in Canada.
Researchers have discovered a deadly new snake species in Asia, which has been named Suzhen's krait after the mythical figure of Bai Su Zhen - a snake goddess who saved a lot of human lives.
Here, Open Access Government examines international science and engineering activities within and outside the U.S. National Science Foundation.