In Depth

Are virtual audits sustainable post-pandemic?

With a mindful eye on the low environmental impact offered by virtual audits, Kate Coleman investigates the potential for life science companies to continue to benefit from virtual quality and risk a…

Comment And Analysis

A guarantee of security?

One of Europe’s leading microbiologists wants EU legislators to follow the UK’s lead and relax the rules for the gene editing of common crops, reports Dermot Martin.


The promise of COVID-19 surveillance through wastewater testing

Pandemic modelling data can be gathered through mass testing by monitoring viral RNA levels in wastewater. Dr Han Wei explains how sewer sample surveillance could potentially offer an early warning r…

Focal Point

Water droplet

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