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Robot Scientist ‘Eve’ could boost search for new drugs

Eve, an artificially-intelligent ‘robot scientist’ could make drug discovery faster and much cheaper.

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'Realising Benefits from Synthetic Biology - from aspiration to commercial translation'.
Dr Lionel Clarke

The UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap provides a framework for this new technology to flourish.

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Minister visits MIB following £40 million funding announcement

The Business Secretary Vince Cable has visited the Institute to meet scientists working on Synthetic Biology after announcing £40 million of funding for this cutting edge research.

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MIB wins £3 million grant for cutting edge biotechnology harnessing the power of SynBio

Scientists at The University of Manchester have been awarded nearly £3 million to develop new sustainable ways of manufacturing chemicals used in thousands of our everyday products.

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Four permanent senior experimental officers vacancies in MIB’s SYNBIOCHEM Centre

Following major investment in capital equipment, we are now recruiting a team of Senior Experimental Officers to deliver the SYNBIOCHEM technology platforms.

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May contain nuts. But how much is too much?

University of Manchester researchers have led a study to define allergen levels in food which can trigger allergic reactions which will help to make allergen warning labels more effective.

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MIB scientists call into question links between power lines and ill-health

New evidence suggesting that power lines and mobile phones do not cause physical harm to humans has been found by researchers at The University of Manchester.

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