In Depth

How to minimise the risk of cross-contamination in laboratories

Cross-contamination is a major concern for any laboratory and can lead to false and inaccurate results. Andrew Powers discusses how to mitigate the risk of potential time and resource losses due to c…

Comment And Analysis

Turning drought into opportunity

Mineral physics can help provide a solution to water shortage and its applications may not be limited only to our own world, suggests Sabrina Lautin.


Understanding menopause in your workforce

While jumping at the chance to tell her personal story about how menopause has affected her work, this interviewee then asked for anonymity. Such is the continued fear of stigma in today’s workforce,…

Focal Point

Zinc oxide crystals

This image displays the intergrowth of Zinc oxide crystals.