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BioBlox2D is a new free mobile computer game inspired by tackling one of the hardest problems in biological science - how molecules fit together. BioBlox2D is the result of a collaboration between researchers at Imperial College London and Goldsmiths, University of London

The inventor of a new tool that identifies people at risk of a leading cause of incurable blindness worldwide, affecting more than 600,000 people in the UK alone, has been named the BBSRC Innovator of the Year 2017. Dr Shelby Temple accepted the prestigious award at a joyous night at Canary Wharf which saw a celebration of the UK’s best bio-scientists, whose research is leading to life-changing innovations throughout the world.

Innovations that improve the health of farmed animals and raise agricultural productivity will be brought to market with the support of a £10 million investment. The investment in the new company Roslin Technologies will develop business opportunities arising from The University of Edinburgh’s world-leading animal science research.