News in 2021
- Bristol scientist beats competition to win national science image contest with heart vessel image 25 August 2021 A scientist from the University of Bristol has won the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) annual ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition. Where science and art collide, the competition challenges BHF-funded scientists to showcase their state-of-the-art heart and circulatory disease research through the generation of captivating images.
- Protocells spring into action 25 June 2021 A University of Bristol-led team of international scientists with an interest in protoliving technologies, has today published research which paves the way to building new semi-autonomous devices with potential applications in miniaturized soft robotics, microscale sensing and bioengineering.
- New study shows flies mutant for schizophrenia-associated genes respond well to anti-psychotics 20 May 2021 Scientists at Bristol have successfully treated flies displaying behavioural problems linked to newly discovered schizophrenia-associated genes in humans, using common anti-psychotics.
- Scientists pioneer creation of programmable artificial tissues from synthetic cells 12 May 2021 Scientists have created new artificial tissues that mimic some of the complex characteristics and abilities of living tissues, paving the way towards unprecedented advances in medicine, soft-robotics, and micro-engineering.
- Researchers use sound to shape the future of printing 5 March 2021 Researchers have developed a way to coax microscopic particles and droplets into precise patterns by harnessing the power of sound in air. The implications for printing, especially in the fields of medicine and electronics, are far-reaching.