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Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Researchers observed blackworms to model the behaviour of individual worms, as well as the formation and m…

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Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Researchers observed blackworms to model the behaviour of individual worms, as well as the formation and m…

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Making polymers perform – a research and technical transfer story

How do you set up and grow a new science-based technology company? Here, we uncover how Dr Don Wellings developed his passion for particles into a successful manufacturing company with a number of di…

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Extract an income from your commercial waste

Convert your commercial waste into income generating products. To whet your appetite for his upcoming talk at the Laboratory News’ Green Lab session at CHEM UK, Dr David Hogg introduces the possibili…

Interviews

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…