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Teachers outperform parents in the remote classroom

Added: 13 Jan 2021

As the UK embraces another national lockdown and parents brace themselves for a second round of hom…

Foundational science of the future

Added: 13 Jan 2021

Traditionally pharma has been focused on developing small molecules and chemicals. Here, David Ferr…

Inhouse genetic analysis

Added: 7 Jan 2021

Here, Dr Philip Hargreaves (business development) and Gabriela Saldanha (product management) discus…

Accurate COVID-19 test results in only five minutes

Added: 5 Jan 2021

University of Birmingham researchers have devised a new Reverse Transcriptase Free EXPAR (RTF-EXPAR…

Successful AI and ML framework for repurposing drug candidates

Added: 8 Jan 2021

Researchers apply causal inference theory and deep learning algorithms to sort through confounding …

Coronavirus vaccine: understanding trial results, roll-out and what happens next

Added: 4 Jan 2021

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Coronavirus vaccines are being administered. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vacci…

How green is my chemistry?

Added: 8 Jan 2021

Following up on his recent podcast with Phil discussing extraction of botanicals for gin production…

COVID vaccine trial data peer review: Moderna-NIAID partnership

Added: 5 Jan 2021

A published peer review agrees data from the collaboration between Moderna and the National Institu…

Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders

Added: 6 Jan 2021

A team of bioengineers has proven a novel system of nanoparticles can successfully carry three time…

A sting in the tail... how venom is helping drug discovery in surprising ways with Steve Trim

Added: 17 Dec 2020

Drug discovery is a tough endeavour - but could nature offer a helping hand? I spoke to Steve Trim,…

Vital biodiversity collections face drop in specimen deposits

Added: 1 Jan 2021

Kansas researchers argue that expanded biodiversity infrastructure will be an essential front line …

Let the countdown commence with atomic accuracy

Added: 31 Dec 2020

10 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1... Happy New Year!

While the UK looks to Big Ben and the US…

Kinship is beneficial - even for anti-social squirrels

Added: 23 Dec 2020

Never rattle at your neighbours, killing them could endanger your health... if you're a red squirre…

Streamlining critical workflows

Added: 4 Jan 2021

Research technician, Yvette Hoade, explains how electronic pipettes and pipetting robots help speed…

To improve reproducibility; look first to pipetting

Added: 4 Jan 2021

With years of experience and expertise with pipettes, Gustavo Chavarria outlines pipetting factors …

Healthcare takes on psychedelics - an emerging market led by Europe

Added: 17 Dec 2020

More and more revolutionary mind-altering medicines and treatments based on active ingredients prev…

Global clinical research accreditation and certification mark

Added: 16 Dec 2020

New evidence-based clinical research certification mark to set a global blenchmark for quality and …

A tale of tusks... or a 'herd of treasure'?

Added: 21 Dec 2020

Not all shipwrecked treasure is gold and silver. One might think of a sunken herd, rather than a su…

RNA molecules are masters of their own destiny

Added: 22 Dec 2020

How does the cell know when to stop transcribing? What is the purpose of noncoding RNAs? Another wi…

Beware the prehistoric beast of Bristol; Thecodontosaurus' brain modelled

Added: 15 Dec 2020

The beautifully preserved braincase of Bristol's dog-sized dinausaur, Thecodontosaurus, was used to…