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Research technologies news from 2012

December

Automated design for drug discovery  press release

Biologists and physicists collaborate to investigate 'quantum biology'  feature

November

£5.2M to improve understanding of ageing immune system  press release

New projects helping lay the foundations for biology breakthroughs  press release

Industry highlights benefits of synthetic biology investment  news

£20M investment for UK synthetic biology research  press release

Biology by design part three – how synthetic biology could revolutionise everything from medicines to energy  feature

Call for Innovation and Knowledge Centre in Synthetic Biology  news

September

Chris Packham helps scientists unearth soil's secret 'DNA' to mark Biology Week  press release

Socialising – while the crow flies  press release

August

Addressing the need for microscopic speed  press release

Biology by design part two – how synthetic biology could revolutionise everything from medicines to energy  feature

July

Record amount awarded for research to reduce animal experiments and improve animal welfare  press release

Biology by design – how synthetic biology could revolutionise everything from medicines to energy  feature

Roadmap marks milestone for UK synthetic biology  news

BBSRC consults community on predictive biology  news

June

Work begins on groundbreaking big-data facility  news

May

PBL and Alnylam sign RNAi licensing agreement  news

Big advances from tiny technology  feature

High-powered microscopes reveal workings of yeast cells  news

April

Scientists demonstrate new technique to help understand how cells develop and function  news

March

New technology pinpoints root growth mechanism  press release 

First model of how buds grow into leaves  press release 

February

Using microscopy to understand wound healing  feature

New guidance on bioinformatics funding published  news

Minister launches next generation of supercomputers for UK researchers  press release

Study asks whether the equine industry needs a biobank  press release

January

New international standards to aid data sharing  press release

PBL issued with pioneering patent  news

From flies to fetal viability  feature 

Hidden genetic variants revealed by new computational technique  press release

New pathogen resource launched  press release