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The chronicles of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance continued - the first test drives

Added: 12 Mar 2021

During it's first week on the planet's surface, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and its Earthbo…

Bringing DNA sequencing to the frontlines in the fight against anti-microbial resistance

Added: 10 Mar 2021

The future may see DNA sequencing as a routine bacterial diagnostic technique in hospitals and clin…

Crowd research recovers biodiversity as 17 previously lost plant species are rehabilitated

Added: 9 Mar 2021

Imagine rediscovering not one, but seventeen species that had been designated as extinct? A well or…

Bilstonesque verse from inside the Starship Enterprise

Added: 8 Mar 2021

Ever the trooper our stoic columnist, Russ Swan, reports on near patient testing and clinical care …

Laboratory Management: Monitoring the cold chain

Added: 5 Mar 2021

With many COVID vaccines relying on ultra-low temperature storage, Matt Feeny explains why and how …

Resistance is rarely futile - reinvigorating the AMR ecosystem

Added: 5 Mar 2021

Might we defeat our oldest enemy in fighting one of the newest? Peter Jackson looks at how lessons …

Towards 'Zero Leprosy' - model shows 40 million people need preventive treatment

Added: 5 Mar 2021

As the world considers strategies towards 'Zero COVID', research specialists also continue to work …

Unleashing the power of digital image analysis

Added: 1 Mar 2021

The practice of image analysis has been evolving for years, but the UK’s lockdown has hit fast-forw…

Disease Y - Prevention is cheaper than cure

Added: 26 Feb 2021

At an estimated cost of $15 trillion, the financial impact of the current pandemic has rocked the g…

Pandemic prevention: how to fireproof our future - #PandemicsReport

Added: 25 Feb 2021

As we embrace 2021 and the opportunity for a fresh perspective, Matthew Partridge reviews the indep…

A novel light harvesting engine strings buckyballs and chromophores on DNA

Added: 26 Feb 2021

Researchers have synthesised a novel type of organic light-harvesting supramolecule by arranging fl…

The chronicles of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance

Added: 24 Feb 2021

Only a few days in and NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is wowing us with spectacular footage, f…

Ultra-high definition predictive brain tool to guide surgery in drug-resistant epilepsy patients

Added: 25 Feb 2021

A third of epilepsy cases are drug resistant and removal of the area of the brain where seizures em…

UK gov to launch Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA)

Added: 23 Feb 2021

As part of its plans to cement the UK’s position as a global science superpower and build back bett…

Excellent standards drive commercial demand in bioproduction

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Protein biochemist, Dr Bernd Gerhartz, tells the story of how he and his team established a new str…

UK's Global Talent Visa supports mobility of scientists and researchers

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Are you a researcher or a scientist seeking a fast route into the UK post Brexit? There's still tim…

Setting up a UK Lighthouse laboratory

Added: 19 Feb 2021

The Lighthouse Labs take their name from the PCR testing technology which uses fluorescent light to…

Unveiling the twist in cell-to-cell signal transport using cryogenic electron microscopy

Added: 18 Feb 2021

It seems chemical signals move through cells in a similarly controlled fashion to shoppers moving t…

Mapping neural dynamics: Making sense of mass neuron-generated data

Added: 19 Feb 2021

How do animals process information and adapt to environmental change? New research applies AI drive…

Could you be the new face of space?

Added: 17 Feb 2021

The European Space Agency is opening its 'Gateway to Space' and inviting you to explore the potenti…