Genomics England moves HQ to Canary Wharf

Genomics England moves HQ to Canary Wharf

Genomics England will move its headquarters to Canary Wharf this autumn, as part of the development of a major life science cluster. The move for Genomics England, one of the world’s most cutting-edge life science organisations, follows the recent announcement that...
How Cassini brought to life the magical worlds of Saturn

How Cassini brought to life the magical worlds of Saturn

Cassini, the little spacecraft that could, had all the attributes of Wall-E, Pixar’s plucky waste compacting robot. Busy, isolated, reliable, undeterred. It was this anthropomorphic cross-over, I presume, that teased the tear to my eye when the faithful workhorse...
New life sciences centre takes another step forward

New life sciences centre takes another step forward

The creation of a new cutting-edge life sciences centre that would bring new treatments to patients faster moved a step closer yesterday. East London’s Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS Trust have signed an agreement to buy land in...
Chemical reaction to women’s place in science

Chemical reaction to women’s place in science

Also: Science and Brexit – and the Royal Institution’s sense of history The spirit of fiery indignation sparked by BBC’s gender bias pay revelations spread briefly to that temple of order and rectitude, the Royal Institution last week where chemist Dr Eric...
Royal Observatory steps over the line

Royal Observatory steps over the line

Greenwich’s iconic Prime Meridian is not where you think it is. We demand answers Hey! Why are you standing over there by that bin precisely 102m east of my present location? Sorry, I can’t hear you. You’ll have to shout. Put down that copy of the Journal Of...