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Novartis scraps cholesterol drug trial in blow to UK life sciences ambitions
Swiss firm’s withdrawal from Leqvio trial with NHS dents government plans to attract post-Brexit research and investment

Julia Kollewe

22, Mar, 2023 @1:53 PM

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Emmie Lucassen-Reijnders obituary
Other lives: Research scientist whose expertise was in theoretical surface chemistry

Timothy Elliott

17, Mar, 2023 @4:55 PM

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Want to properly plug the UK’s north-south divide? Look to Germany | Larry Elliott
Boosting spending power, increasing public funding for science and tech skills, R&D and infrastructure could work

Larry Elliott

05, Mar, 2023 @11:04 AM

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GSK boss warns UK life sciences at ‘tipping point’ despite Sunak’s R&D pledge
Emma Walmsley says ambition to be pharma superpower at risk unless improvements made in key areas

Julia Kollewe

01, Feb, 2023 @5:08 PM

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The Guardian view on Greater Manchester’s Atom Valley plan: growth outside the city | Editorial
Editorial: A project to revive the economic fortunes of former mill towns can be a model for the rest of the country


10, Jan, 2023 @6:41 PM

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Atom Valley: Andy Burnham’s vision for regenerating Greater Manchester
The regional mayor has taken levelling up into his own hands with the ‘nuclear option’ of a hi-tech manufacturing hub named for the city’s role in splitting the atom

Larry Elliott

07, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Velcro, bullet trains and robotic arms: how nature is the mother of invention
Many of the world’s most inspiring solutions have been created by scientists who stole their ideas from the natural world

Phoebe Weston

23, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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UK investment in R&D plunges in blow to ‘science superpower’ plan
IPPR says extra £62bn a year needed to match global leader Israel after sharp decline since 2014

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

27, Oct, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Japanese professor wins Ig Nobel prize for study on knob turning
Annual satirical awards laud little-known research topics such as why ducklings swim in a line formation

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

15, Sep, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Imperial College to shut joint research ventures with Chinese defence firms
Exclusive: two Chinese-sponsored aerospace research centres to close after warnings of ‘sleepwalking’ into aiding Chinese military

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

11, Sep, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Peter Tanner obituary
Other lives: Research physicist who worked on a number of inventions that went on to make key contributions to British life

Paul Tanner

22, Aug, 2022 @7:13 PM

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Six charts that show how the UK economy is in crisis
From inflation to tax, labour shortages to R&D, ministers will need to confront these key issues and fast

Phillip Inman

08, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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