Scientists develop new antibiotics

Scientists at the University of Bristol are combining biology and chemistry to facilitate the production of new antibiotics. This is vitally important, as resistance to antibiotics is very much on the rise. ...

‘Build your own’ bio-bot

|13 February 2017| USA Researchers based at an American university are sharing their recipe for building bio-bots. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign team has spent years developing the bio...

Could biology power your smartphone?

|8 July 2016| England A team of scientists from Oxford University has shown how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to assemble and power microscopic ‘windfarms’ – or other man-made microm...