New meningitis vaccine only cost-effective at low price10 October 2014The ideal cost per dose for a new meningitis vaccine ranges from £3 up to a possible £22 only if several vaccine favourable factors all coincide, according to research which has analysed how to maximise the reduction in cases while making a new vaccination programme cost-effective.
Research goes wild8 October 2014A research project has, for the first time, demonstrated the reliable streaming of video and multimedia content to large groups of Wi-Fi enabled tablets and smartphones as a multicast service.
How dinosaurs divided their meals at the Jurassic dinner table8 October 2014How the largest animals to have ever walked the Earth fed, and how this allowed them to live alongside one another in prehistoric ecosystems is the subject of new research from the University of Bristol and the Natural History Museum, London.
UK’s first national networked brain tumour tissue archive7 October 2014A new tissue banking initiative, called the Brain Tumour Archive Network, that will unlock thousands of previously hard to access brain tumour samples for researchers throughout the UK has been announced today [Tuesday 7 October].
Through the combining glass6 October 2014Trying on clothes when a shop is closed could become a reality thanks to new research that uses semi-transparent mirrors in interactive systems and which will be unveiled at an international conference tomorrow [Tuesday 7 October].
No need for water, enzymes are doing it for themselves6 October 2014New research by scientists at the University of Bristol has challenged one of the key axioms in biology - that enzymes need water to function. The breakthrough could eventually lead to the development of new industrial catalysts for processing biodiesel.
Get set for increased sport funding3 October 2014Students at the University of Bristol will have more opportunities to play sport thanks to £90,000 of National Lottery funding from the Sport England University Sport Activation Fund.
Major funding announced for bioscience students3 October 2014The Bristol-led South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) is to receive substantial new funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) for the training and development of bioscience PhD students.
Winter is coming… to Titan's south pole1 October 2014Gigantic polar clouds of hydrogen cyanide roughly four times the area of the UK are part of the impressive atmospheric diversity of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, a new study led by Leiden Observatory, the Netherlands Institute for Space Research and the University of Bristol has found. The research is published today in Nature.