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Some like it hot - our May/June issue cover story on thermophiles as biotechnological targets

Thermophiles are fascinating microorganisms that include fungi, algae, cyanobacteria, and protozoa. Tom Graham discusses how to measure thermophilic microbial growth as a step towards understanding t…

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Unlimited gas separations materials data and analysis for industry

An international research team has reduced the analysis of materials for gas separation from weeks to hours. The extraction of pure gases for use across the energy, utilities, food and beverage secto…


Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… 

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Biodegradable Microbowls

Biodegradable Microbowls by Tayo Sanders II from the University of Oxford. Many tumours lack an extensive network of blood vessels, making it difficult for anti-tumour drugs to reach their deeper reg…