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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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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…

In Depth

Better choices for health and wellbeing – for you and the planet

With a significant trend towards more widespread acceptance of flexitarian plant-based diets, Adrian Hodgson and Mark Stripf reveal how the needs of a healthy planet and healthy people are intertwine…

Comment And Analysis

How food and drink labs have adapted since COVID-19

With the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the mass stock-piling of food products like chicken, flour and eggs. This had a major knock-on effect on food and drinks labs, which are integral to te…

Interviews

We’ll drink to that

Dr Leonardo Chiappisi and Dr Isabelle Grillo are fascinated with the popular Italian liquor limoncello and its distinct milky appearance. But how, exactly, could this help them develop speciality che…

Focal Point

Pork tapeworm

This coloured scanning electron micrograph of the head of a pork tapeworm – Taenia solium – shows the hooks it uses to cling to its host.