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STAT Plus: Biotech founder who said his painkiller would replace opioids sentenced to 7 years in prison

7 hours ago   |   STAT

The founder of a biotech who said his company had developed a painkiller that would replace morphine was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday for defrauding investors of...
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Expert reaction to confirmation of Amanda Solloway MP as Science Minister

7 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

Amanda Solloway, MP for Derby North, has been confirmed as the new Science Minster by a BEIS and UKRI press release . Prof Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, Fellow of Trinity...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Prices for active ingredients rise in China due to coronavirus; Grassley presses his drug pricing bill

9 hours ago   |   STAT

Top of the morning, and a fine one it is. Warm and sunny skies are enveloping the Pharmalot campus, where the short person is sleeping in thanks to a week-long break from the...
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Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty review - if inequality is illegitimate, why not reduce it?

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The celebrated French economist is back with an ambitious and optimistic work of social science, which argues that inequality always relies on ideology It is a journalistic...
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Coronavirus outbreak: passengers prepare to leave Diamond Princess - live updates

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Deaths in China from the virus have risen above 2,000 after a 40% spike in fatalities in Hubei province - but new cases in the province are down. Follow all the latest news...
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Weight-loss drug to be pulled from market after FDA expresses concerns on cancer risk

6 days ago   |   STAT

The Japanese drug maker Eisai on Thursday said it would withdraw the weight-loss drug Belviq from the U.S. market after the Food and Drug Administration expressed concerns...
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Japanese companies agree to buy Spaceflight rideshare launch broker

Japanese companies agree to buy Spaceflight rideshare launch broker

6 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Artist's concept of a “Sherpa” multi-satellite adapter structure in orbit. Credit: Spaceflight Spaceflight Industries said this week it is selling its rideshare launch business...
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Expert reaction to cabinet reshuffle

6 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Prime Minister has reshuffled his cabinet, leading to the appointment of new ministers in science related ministries. Prof Sir Jim McDonald FREng FRSE, President of the...
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Opinion: STAT Plus: Why medtech is a different beast than biotech in the life sciences pack

6 days ago   |   STAT

Biotech innovations dominate the life science news cycle - think CRISPR for gene editing or CAR-T for cancer immunotherapy. Medical technologies, encompassing the broad swath...
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South Eastern Branch Technical Visit: National Bakery School

7 days ago   |   IFST

Organised by IFST's South East Branch, a group of 10 IFST members from students to those working in the food and drink industry attended the Technical Visit at the National...
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Archeology shock: Ancient wall made of human bones and skulls discovered in...

Archeology shock: Ancient wall made of human bones and skulls discovered in Belgium

ARCHEOLOGISTS have discovered the disturbing remains of a wall made entirely of human remains at a Belgian cathedral. Read more ...

SpaceX delivers more Starlink satellites to orbit, booster misses drone ship...

SpaceX delivers more Starlink satellites to orbit, booster misses drone ship landing

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10:05:55 a.m. EST Monday with 60 more SpaceX Starlink satellites. Credit: SpaceX Sixty more satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network... Read more ...

High-Skilled Migration to the United States and its Economic Consequences

High-Skilled Migration to the United States and its Economic Consequences

2018. High-Skilled Migration to the United States and its Economic Consequences. University of Chicago Press and the NBER. Read more ...

Asteroid news: MIT unveils plan to deflect a 'planet-killer' asteroid before...

Asteroid news: MIT unveils plan to deflect a 'planet-killer' asteroid before it hits Earth

AN ASTEROID threatening to end all life on Earth can be deflected if given ample warning time, MIT scientists have announced. Read more ...

Breaking Enigma: A story of European co-operation

Breaking Enigma: A story of European co-operation

This exceptionally complete example of the Enigma M1070 machine was used to secure German naval communications in the Second World War. It was captured, along with its log... Read more ...

Coronavirus ‘spreading as hospitals using DONKEY SKIN to treat disease' - claim

Coronavirus ‘spreading as hospitals using DONKEY SKIN to treat disease' - claim

THE rapid spread of coronavirus could be exacerbated as some hospitals are using traditional medicines made out of donkey skin to treat the disease, one expert has claimed. Read more ...

See the crescent Moon meet Venus at dusk, 26-28 February

See the crescent Moon meet Venus at dusk, 26-28 February

For three evenings from 26-28 February 2020, observers in Western Europe including the British Isles can watch the waxing crescent Moon's changing configuration with Venus. The... Read more ...

NASA stunned as Juno craft discovers how much water is in Jupiter's atmosphere

NASA stunned as Juno craft discovers how much water is in Jupiter's atmosphere

NASA has revealed the percentage of water that makes up Jupiter's atmosphere - a planet which was once thought to be as dry as the Sun. Read more ...

Only a percentage of the population can make this sound in their ear. Can you?

Only a percentage of the population can make this sound in their ear. Can you?

Ear rumblers unite Remember that strange phenomenon where a bunch of women found out they all had the same freckle on their arm ? There's a new kid on the block when it comes... Read more ...

Tempest TELEPATHY: Groundbreaking tech will allow fighter jet to read...

Tempest TELEPATHY: Groundbreaking tech will allow fighter jet to read pilots' minds

GROUNDBREAKING technology being developed for the Tempest Fighter Jet will enable pilots to communicate with the futuristic aircraft telepathically, it has been revealed. Read more ...