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Developing the next-generation genomics toolkit

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Bob Daber from Genosity and Michael Wong from EPAM unveil the secrets behind the Integrated Genomic…

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Socially distanced lobsters... Covid-19 and the landscape of disgust

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Social distancing is still the main way we have of fending off Covid-19. It has been hard and very …

Improving the luck of the horseshoe crab

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Following some recent media controversy, Allen Burgenson, and Glenn Gauvry update our original July…

Single-step 3D printing multimaterial microstructures

Added: 17 Sep 2020

Researchers have developed an automated 3D printing method that can produce multicolour 3D microstr…

Fast-tracking nanovaccines to fight coronavirus

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Today, there are more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines in the race to mitigate the virus.1-3 Some of thes…

Unravelling what makes memories so detailed and enduring

Added: 14 Sep 2020

In years to come, our personal memories of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be etched in our min…

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Fungus leather: new front-runner for sustainable clothing material

Added: 9 Sep 2020

In a new review paper by the University of Vienna, Imperial College London, and RMIT University in …

Laboratory News Podcast - Rhythmical rats and scientific gin

Added: 7 Sep 2020

Its only a bloomin' party episode! And what makes a party really tick? Why music and alcohol of cou…

Reimagining the face mask: a design upgrade

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Imagine a reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from SARS-CoV-2, is comfor…

Ensuring 'fair and equitable' distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Added: 4 Sep 2020

When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World H…

Submit your COVID-19 data to the global vaccine effort

Added: 4 Sep 2020

More than 73,000 users collaborate on a new online platform set up by the European Open Science Clo…

Jurassic Park style GM experiment flies under the radar

Added: 1 Sep 2020

An Oxfordshire based company is at the centre of planned controversial use of GM modified mosquitoe…

How to use serum viscosity to understand COVID-19 patient risk

Added: 1 Sep 2020

2020 has been a strange year all round. An unknown virus, probably in a bat colony in central China…

Collaborate to accumulate

Added: 25 Aug 2020

Pharmaceutical research and development has historically been shrouded in mystery; a secretive acti…

Medicines Discovery Catapult creates a worldwide virtual biobank

Added: 18 Aug 2020

Today, Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) announce the rapid expansion of its Biosamples supply net…

Physics at home and making medicine from hibernating animals

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Something of a double-header for you in this episode. I spoke to a physicist who managed to create …

Can efficiency and sustainability coexist?

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Allison Paradise, CEO of My Green lab, a non-profit organization and Marc Boreham vice president an…

Bringing innate immunity centre stage in COVID-19 combat

Added: 17 Aug 2020

A recent Canadian paper [1] has acknowledged that the innate immune system could have a direct effe…

Coronaviruses amplified along wildlife supply chain

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Coronaviruses were detected in a high proportion of bats and rodents in Viet Nam from 2013 to 2014,…