Ada Lovelace Day Live 2013


In October 2013 a host of funny, engaging, inspiring and brilliant women scientists and science communicators descended on Imperial College London for Ada Lovelace Day Live, an evening celebrating women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Ada Lovelace Day Live was the highlight of a series of worldwide events held in honour of Ada […]

Test Tube Brains


New mini brains grown in test tubes open up new research possibilities in neuroscience that could help cure brain diseases such as microencephaly. A team from the Institute of Molecular Biology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA) used human pluripotent stem cells to grow 4mm cerebral organoids, or mini brains, in their laboratory. Using […]