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Global methane emissions rising at alarming rate

Global methane emissions rising at alarming rate

Our analysis shows that increased human activities are the most likely cause advises Dr Apostolos Voulgarakis. The Global Methane Budget charts the sources and sinks of global methane from our atmosphere. Its 2016 update shows that methane in the atmosphere has increased by 150 percent since the year 1750, and is responsible for 20 percent of the global warming produced by all greenhouse gases so far. read more

Imperial Consultants contribute to novel pain drug success

Imperial Consultants contribute to novel pain drug success

Australian pharmaceutical company, Spinifex Pharmaceuticals (“Spinifex”) has recently presented the clinical development of their lead product at the 14th World Congress of Pain®, highlighting the success of consultancy through Imperial Consultants. read more

Energy tech helping UK meet net zero emissions

Energy tech helping UK meet net zero emissions

Studies by Imperial's academics for energy companies Drax and SSE Renewables offer expert insight into the energy technologies that could help the UK meet its target of net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. read more

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Putting science into Sci-Fi

Putting science into Sci-Fi

When Left Bank Pictures (producers of The Crown and Lost) were looking for someone to give their Sci fi adventure, ORIGIN, a touch of realism - they called upon Imperial Consultants. Thanks to his previous work with filmmakers, writers and artists, they were introduced to Dr Roberto Trotta, a theoretical cosmologist renowned for taking on the unusual - and gifted in translating ‘science-speak’ into layman’s terms. read more

Bio-Inspired Aerial Robotics

Bio-Inspired Aerial Robotics

Dr Mirko Kovac is Director of the Aerial Robotics Laboratory at Imperial College London, and Senior Lecturer in Aero-structures. His research focuses on the development of biologically inspired flying robots for distributed sensing of air and water, search and rescue plus autonomous repair and construction. read more

Hepatitis C genotype and drug resistance testing

Hepatitis C genotype and drug resistance testing

Genotype and resistance testing for new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs designed to treat Hepatitis C virus (HCV). read more