UK lead role in Mars mission

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

In his Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne has announced the UK will play the "lead role" in Europe's ExoMars mission to the Red Planet.

UK Cops Want Compulsory PIN-locks on All Mobile Phones

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Metropolitan Police has spent more than two years lobbying phone manufacturers and the government to introduce mandatory passwords on every unit sold in the UK

DNA project 'to make UK world genetic research leader'

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.

Spaceport Britain: 'No challenge is insurmountable'

Posted in Business on 17th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

It's more than 40 years since Britain abandoned its own launch capability, cancelling the Black Arrow programme just as it successfully lofted the Prospero satellite.

Scotland could be base for spaceport, says UK government

Posted in Science on 14th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scotland could host the UK's first dedicated base for spaceplanes, according to new government plans.