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Making a clean break from plastics

Plastic is no longer fantastic. Nadine Bellamy-Thomas looks at how laboratories are adopting more sustainable practices, trending away from single-use plastics, returning to glassware where possible …

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Demystifying plant biostimulants for selection based on crop growing goals

Plant biostimulants have now been categorised by into eight classes based on their modes of action. A newly published review, which includes summaries of product composition, mechanisms, efficacy, an…

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Making a clean break from plastics

Plastic is no longer fantastic. Nadine Bellamy-Thomas looks at how laboratories are adopting more sustainable practices, trending away from single-use plastics, returning to glassware where possible …

Comment And Analysis

How to improve energy efficiency in your lab

Much of the literature on energy efficiency and reducing energy usage is directed at residential homes, but laboratories are one of the largest energy-consuming sectors in the United States. Luckily,…

Interviews

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 …