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The first frost is the deepest - understanding the biochemical flowering brake in plants

The first frost of autumn may be grim for gardeners but the latest evidence reveals it is a profound event in the life of plants, lifting the genetic brake on flowering. Now modelling has revealed ho…


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How to orchestrate your drug discovery journey

In this practical discussion, Dr Anis H Khimani looks at sustainable approaches to drug screening that leverage standardisation and validation as cornerstones in the selection of appropriate technolo…

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COVID-19: Testing times for laboratories

Following what may have felt like a slow uptake of voluntary third-party laboratory testing support during the fight against the COVID-29 pandemic, Lorraine Turner explains how UKAS has fast tracked …

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