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Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Researchers observed blackworms to model the behaviour of individual worms, as well as the formation and m…

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Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Researchers observed blackworms to model the behaviour of individual worms, as well as the formation and m…

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Understanding powder flow in materials testing

Tapped density methods are a popular choice for assessing powder flow in materials laboratory testing. Here, Dr Katrina Brockbank discusses what data tapped density measurements actually do and do no…

Comment And Analysis

Extract an income from your commercial waste

Convert your commercial waste into income generating products. To whet your appetite for his upcoming talk at the Laboratory News’ Green Lab session at CHEM UK, Dr David Hogg introduces the possibili…

Interviews

Celebrating 50 years with the mother of 'ELISA'

In an exclusive interview with Dermot Martin, Eva Engvall discusses the invention and evolution of ELISA, the fifty-year old analysis technique that sits at the heart of COVID testing kits.

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Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...