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New microscope uses photonics to gain insights into ‘superbugs’

Scientists are building a new super-resolution microscope that uses laser light to study the inner workings and behaviours of superbugs to gain new insights into how they cause disease. The microscop…

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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…

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Pharmaceuticals and the environment: how can the industry put its best foot forward?

In recent years, it has become more and more important to both consumers and investors that they support organisations which display a high level of social and environmental responsibility. Camilla K…


Monitoring: The key to vaccine production and distribution safety

Manufacturing of any vaccine is a complex process that requires consistent monitoring to ensure efficiency and safety for the end user and for everyone involved. Here, measurement and instrumentation…

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Chameleon embryo

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