Archaeologists at Cambridge University have created a computer reconstruction using the skull of a man buried in an ancient graveyard.Read the full story ›
The UK's tech firms have attracted more investment than any other European nation - and the East is helping lead the way.Read the full story ›
A man from Corby has narrowly missed out on a $1 million prize in a competition find the world's best teacher.Read the full story ›
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created the first 3D structures of DNA.
Researchers used a combination of imaging and up to 100,000 measurements of where different parts of the DNA are close to each other to examine the genome in a mouse embryonic stem cell.
It's thought the findings could help identify what causes diseases such as cancer.
"Visualising a genome in 3D at such an unprecedented level of detail is an exciting step forward in research and one that has been many years in the making.
"This detail will reveal some of the underlying principles that govern the organisation of our genomes – for example how chromosomes interact or how structure can influence whether genes are switched on or off.
"If we can apply this method to cells with abnormal genomes, such as cancer cells, we may be able to better understand what exactly goes wrong to cause disease, and how we could develop solutions to correct this.”
It was hoped it would be the train of the future, the story of how a dream for a space-age hovertrain failed to stay afloat.Read the full story ›
A communications satellite built in Stevenage was launched into space last night.
The main structure and propulsion system were constructed in Stevenage, before being shipped off to Toulouse to be assembled.
It blasted off from a launch site in French Guiana in South America.
The satellite is seven and half metres long and 3 metres wide. Its solar rays unfold to 45 metres - the equivalent of three double decker buses.
You can already take a virtual tour of New York's famous Metropolitan Museum, or the Taj Mahal. Now you can add Lynn Museum to the list.Read the full story ›
Norfolk Police Chief Constable Simon Bailey shared an image of himself to demonstrate the ability for it to spread quickly on the web.Read the full story ›
Scientists could soon be able to read people's minds by scanning their brains, researchers have claimed.Read the full story ›
Researchers from Bedfordshire are hoping to create 'culturally aware' robots which could help care for older people.Read the full story ›