Surgery is, by its very nature, an invasive procedure. It can be transformative to the quality of life of those…Read More
Knee replacements – one size fits all?
Arthritis is an extremely common condition in the UK. It causes joint pain, limits mobility, and can become so debilitating…Read More
Shanks v Unilever: “Outstanding Benefits” for both employer and employee
After a 13 year legal battle – in which the inventor lost every previous round – the Supreme Court has…Read More
Hair-raising developments in medical materials
Tailoring the properties exhibited by a material has classically focussed on altering its chemical or compositional nature (for example, to…Read More
My star inventor is leaving to work with a competitor. What can I do?
It’s the letter no employer wants to receive: a key employee resigning to move to a rival company. But it…Read More
Small but mighty: Medical device technology punching above its weight
From tongue depressors to MRI machines to pace makers, the range of medical devices sold is vast. Today, the development…Read More
Graphene for life: new uses for the ‘wonder material’?
Once again the wonders of graphene are back in the headlines, with the recent news of a graphene sieve that…Read More