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Making polymers perform – a research and technical transfer story

Added: 23 Jul 2021

How do you set up and grow a new science-based technology company? Here, we uncover how Dr Don Well…

One drug to treat them all: towards a 'master' coronavirus treatment

Added: 22 Jul 2021

Researchers seek and find that precious drug-binding pocket that is so essential to the coronavirus…

Making a clean break from plastics

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Plastic is no longer fantastic. Nadine Bellamy-Thomas looks at how laboratories are adopting more s…

Banking botanicals: protecting plants and safeguarding seeds

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Following up on the wonderful photo story, ‘Botanical biodiversity banked’, published on our websit…

Demystifying plant biostimulants for selection based on crop growing goals

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Plant biostimulants have now been categorised by into eight classes based on their modes of action.…

Unlocking the value of data in Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN)

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Pharma companies, personnel involved in data standards, and ELN (electronic notebook) vendors are b…

PPE recycling during a pandemic

Added: 12 Jul 2021

Following on from our online story about COVID waste killing wildlife and how to pick COVID PPE lit…

New report recommends antibody testing within the Covid-19 vaccination programme

Added: 8 Jul 2021

Antibody testing can be used to identify the minority of people who have a sub-optimal response to …

Real milk, real cheese - no cows required

Added: 8 Jul 2021

Will 'animal-free' AI driven processing replace 'plant-based' dairy products? An Israeli start-up i…

Breakthrough for tracking RNA with fluorescence

Added: 7 Jul 2021

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in developing a method to …

Tissue autografting turns pulp fiction into pulp reality

Added: 6 Jul 2021

One of the most challenging medical conditions is serious loss of tissue. Unlike certain animals, h…

A CRISPECTOR calls with fresh insight to gene editing errors

Added: 5 Jul 2021

An Israeli research team claims new software can detect unintended consequences of gene editing. He…

Tackling underlying respiratory conditions for this pandemic and next

Added: 5 Jul 2021

Innovation ecosystems are crucial to improving outcomes for patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronc…

Researchers reduce severity of sleep apnoea by at least 30 per cent

Added: 5 Jul 2021

Imagine waking up a hundred times every night not being able to breathe! Believe it or not, data su…

Rapid sampling to support local communities in a time of great need

Added: 5 Jul 2021

When disaster strikes, even a team of environmental chemists simply doing what they do best but doi…

Olympic Games highlights global inequity in COVID-19 vaccination progress

Added: 5 Jul 2021

With the rescheduled 2020 Olympic games set for July and August this year, the low vaccination rate…

How to improve energy efficiency in your lab

Added: 17 Jun 2021

Much of the literature on energy efficiency and reducing energy usage is directed at residential ho…

New dipping solution turns the whole fish into valuable food

Added: 16 Jun 2021

When herring are filleted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value ‘side stream’ that never…

Women in STEM see equality slip during the pandemic

Added: 11 Jun 2021

Despite some good work over the years, it has become apparent that there is yet more work to be don…

Free webinar: Testing imported pets to mitigate emerging disease threats

Added: 9 Jun 2021

With the demand for pets rising dramatically over lockdown, and the number of illegal imports keepi…