A ten-year project aiming to sequence the genome of every known animal, plant, fungus and protozoa in the world has begun today.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of budding scientists have been in Bury St Edmunds this weekend as part of Suffolk's first science festival.
From making your own racing car and robots, to a pop-up planetarium, the show's organisers want to inspire more children to take up science later in life.
They hope it will help to fill a big skills gap in the STEM subjects - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - across both Norfolk and Suffolk.
The debate on how Brexit might effect the country's science and research sectors has been raging in our region.
Cambridge, which is world-renowned for its cutting edge medical research, hosted Parliament's Committee on Exiting the European Union.
The experts came from the space sector, academia, life sciences and medical research.
Their concerns included whether Brexit would make it harder to recruit the best staff, participate in Europe-based projects such as the Gallileo space programme and attract investment.
Meanwhile, pro-Brexit MPs insist that leaving the European Union will provide new opportunities for the science and research sectors.
Beautiful scientists may draw a crowd but are seen as less academically able than their less attractive colleagues, researchers have found.Read the full story ›
Cambridge is a world leader in science and technology, but scientists and academics disagree over what impact a 'Brexit' would have.Read the full story ›
New research shows the fluid found on insects’ feet does not help them adhere to vertical and inverted surfaces, as previously thought.Read the full story ›
British scientists are working around the clock in Geneva to try to recreate the high energy conditions similar to those at the start of the universe.
The power at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland was recently increased and research has just restarted at the site.
Among those working at the world's largest particle accelerator are scientists from the University of Cambridge.
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Leading scientists have paid tribute to Colin Pillinger, the "eccentric professor" who inspired a generation.Read the full story ›
Professor Monic Grady says Colin Pillinger's death has been a tragic blow, and that he didn't live to see the end of the Rosetta Mission, of which he had been a 'driving force'.
Speaking to ITV News Anglia back in 2010, Prof. Pillinger explains the 'very British reason' for the failure of the Beagle 2 spacecraft.