John Best outlines some of the critical issues that must be considered when choosing a relocation company for the transfer of laboratories, either internally or externally, from facility to facility
Citizen science has rapidly increased in popularity, but for decades volunteers have contributed to ecology through species recording schemes. Today, projects vary from counting butterflies in your garden to cataloguing the shape of galaxies.
Barley is the world’s fourth most important cereal crop – now geneticists think that with the elucidation of its genetic code and a powerful new genotyping assay we are closer to food and drink security
Working with potentially hazardous substances is an ever-present risk in a lab and a threat safeguarded against with specialist equipment, protective clothing and vigilant storage of chemicals in a properly maintained stockroom. Correct labelling of materials is crucial to careful handling.