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Knowing a lot about very little

The potential of nanomedicine to tackle many diseases is immense, but we really don’t know much about how they get into cells and what potential damage – as well as good – they could do. Here we lear…

Comment And Analysis

You are never too successful for lunch

Everyone knows that the fulcrum around which a successful lab swings is, of course, lunch. But what is the etiquette around eating it? And what should be eaten? Dr Matthew Partridge opens his sarnies…


Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… 

Focal Point

Biodegradable Microbowls

Biodegradable Microbowls by Tayo Sanders II from the University of Oxford. Many tumours lack an extensive network of blood vessels, making it difficult for anti-tumour drugs to reach their deeper reg…