Researchers at the University of Bristol have designed a chemical system that brings together alternative ideas on how primitive cells were formed on the early Earth to produce a new model of protocell organization. The work is described in an article published this week in Nature Chemistry.
Multi-sensory technology that creates soap bubbles, which can have images projected onto them or when the bubbles are burst release a scent, will be unveiled at an international conference later this month.
Bristol’s floating harbour will once again play host to the Annual Varsity Boat Race on Saturday, in a day of fierce competition which pits the University of Bristol against the University of the West of England (UWE).
THE cost of crossing the Clifton Suspension Bridge doubled today from 50p to £1.
The bridge's trust – a registered charity – says the rise is essential to cover maintenance costs and deficits rising to more than £1 million per year over the next decade.
A public inquiry was held in May last year after 440 people wrote to object to the plan, while an online petition to the Government was signed by more than 1,200 people.
The result of the public inquiry was announced in...
POLICE have released images of two men they are looking to speak to in connection with an arson attack at a block of flats in Old Market.
A fire was started in the communal stairwell at a block of 16 flats on West Street on January 31 at 2.10am.
A spokesman said: "Fortunately the fire alarms were soon triggered and the emergency services were at the property within minutes.
"Fortunately no one was injured but with around 16 flats in the building the outcome could have been a lot more...
ABOUT 10 people from Bristol and the surrounding region have travelled to Syria during the civil conflict which is tearing the country apart, police have revealed.
Of those, it is not known how many have gone to fight and how many are taking part in the humanitarian relief effort.
Police are worried other young Bristol men could get involved in the conflict and be radicalised by terrorists intent on attacking Britain.
But that is only one concern the authorities and local community groups have...
BANKSY has criticised the auction of a selection of his street art cut from walls in a wry statement on his website.
In a rare, tongue-in-cheek comment the Bristol artist said it was "disgusting people were allowed to go around displaying art on walls without getting permission."
The elusive artist was referring to an online auction arranged for this Sunday where collectors will be able to bid for some of his best-known original works.
The pieces - estimated to fetch about £3 million - ...
Brendan Moloney wants to reward loyal Bristol City fans with a resounding victory in the final home game of the season against Crewe at Ashton Gate on Saturday.
Robins supporters have stood by their team through some challenging times this season and Moloney and his team-mates want to send them home happy at the weekend.
City loyalists have travelled long distances in good numbers to League One's furthest flung outposts and the players appreciate the backing they have been given during what has...
ORGANISERS of a model air show in North Somerset are planning a bumper event this year to mark its 25th anniversary.
The Woodspring Wings Model Flying Club will be celebrating its special anniversary with one of its biggest aerial displays ever at its Yatton airbase. One of the most eagerly anticipated events in the model aircraft flying calendar, the show is at the Claverham Drove airfield on July 5 and 6 and is expected to bring flyers and model fans from all over the south west.
The show is...
A MUSIC video featuring Celestine Walcott-Gordon on the streets of Stokes Croft has been released.
The mum-of-two from St Paul's, who wowed viewers of BBC singing talent show The Voice, filmed the video earlier this month as part of a collaboration with Bristol-based house music producer Andy Compton.
Mr Compton, who started playing and producing at the age of 16, moved to Bristol from Devon a year ago and has a studio in North Street, Bedminster.
Celestine, 30, features on Kiss From Above...
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