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Strathclyde tumour testing tool aims to boost experimentation 50 times

Testing on solid tumour samples could be increased 50 times, say scientists led by the University of Strathclyde who have developed a new miniaturised platform tool.



Life sciences leap forward as AlphaFold shares the ‘protein universe’

AlphaFold, the artificial intelligence programme created by AI group Deep Mind has released its predictions of the structure of most of the more than 200 million known proteins, described as ‘the pro…

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E. coli K-12 turns 100 this year

While not your most obvious candidate for centenary celebrations, Brittany Niccum explains why we should commemorate the isolation of E. coli K-12 strain – arguably one of the most thoroughly studied…

Comment And Analysis

eDNA and metabarcoding for monitoring biodiversity

As the impact of anthropogenic change on environmental biodiversity becomes an increasingly pressing topic of research, Lab News paraphrases a presentation given by Professor Simon Creer which outlin…


Risk, rewards, and regulations for gene editing

UK leading authority on the human genome, Professor Robin Lovell-Badge speaks with Dermot Martin on the long-term outcomes and resulting regulation guidance following the birth of the twin girls whos…

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Chameleon embryo

This incredible image was awarded ‘Honorable Mention status in the 2018 Nikon Small World competition.