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European Parliament votes in favour of EU plan to replace animal experiments with cutting-edge science

The European Parliament has embraced an historic opportunity to take animal suffering out of the equation and shift the focus to modern, human relevant technologies. The recent adoption of a resoluti…

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The sweet sense of sustainability – repurposing sugar

As we all look to our waistlines, understanding more about healthy eating and seeking to make healthier choices in our diet, Christiane Luley is researching how we might usefully repurpose all the un…

Comment And Analysis

What is AI’s role in the lab?

In this article Gerald Law, one of this year’s exhibitors at Lab Innovations, evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of AI, and explains why human intelligence and creativity can never be entirely re…


Banking botanicals: protecting plants and safeguarding seeds

Following up on the wonderful photo story, ‘Botanical biodiversity banked’, published on our website last November in celebration of MSB’s 20th anniversary,  we decided to ask Dr Chris Cockel what it…

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Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...