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Playing it cool

Added: 8 Apr 2024

In the lab, the need for effective temperature control is a given. And as demands have increased, s…

Global forum’s cash challenge to boost cardiovascular funding

Added: 7 Apr 2024

The Global Cardiovascular Research Funders Forum (GCRFF), has announced a new cash prize aimed at i…

Study links inbreeding and pregnancy loss in horses

Added: 7 Apr 2024

Mid and late term pregnancy loss among thoroughbred horses appears to correlate significantly with …

Lab.or.a.tol.o.gy: Bodge it, Badger

Added: 2 Apr 2024

Given the realities of working life, a bodge job can beat the company’s purchasing protocols, advis…

Science in the round

Added: 2 Apr 2024

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) remains one of Europe’s largest multidisciplin…

PacBio system to assist Estonia’s national genome scheme

Added: 1 Apr 2024

Estonia’s University of Tartu has chosen PacBio’s Revio HiFi sequencing system for the next stage o…

Five years beavering bears water for ecologists

Added: 1 Apr 2024

An East Anglian project to reintroduce beavers to the region claims the animals have contributed to…

Scaling the digital mountain

Added: 24 Mar 2024

Hub locations are as much a feature in healthcare as for life sciences in general. Ursula Costa out…

(Almost) one hundred and eighty!

Added: 24 Mar 2024

Time was when three scientific disciplines sufficed, says Russ Swan. They’ve multiplied, to say the…

UK’s status as global clinical trials hub bolstered with £18 million investment

Added: 24 Mar 2024

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), Innovate UK, the Advanced Therapy Treat…

Alpha Labs swabs can help achieve COVID testing targets

Birmingham wins backing for ‘lollipop’ mouth cancer diagnostic

Added: 24 Mar 2024

A single step mouth cancer diagnostic that can be moulded into a solid and applied lollipop-style h…

Three nation European partnership to advance heart disease treatment

Added: 24 Mar 2024

The British Heart Foundation (BHF), Dutch Heart Foundation (DHF) and German Centre for Cardiovascul…

Identity crisis?

Added: 18 Mar 2024

When the Royal Society of Chemistry began to tackle the barriers to disabled entrants to the profes…

Translating to liquid assets

Added: 18 Mar 2024

Biotech ValiRx’s new spin-out prompted its evolution from a virtual operation to encompass wet labs…

Aston and allies open doctoral centre for next generation greenhouse gas leaders

Added: 18 Mar 2024

Aston University is to host a doctoral training centre to train a new generation of scientists to h…

Scots biotech labs receive vital scale-up boost

Added: 18 Mar 2024

Scottish bio-based business will be able to access a state-of-the-art fermenter vital to develop pr…

A vision beyond gold

Added: 11 Mar 2024

Little more than a year since its win at the Lab Awards, Cytecom has secured an NIHCR contract to t…

Pharma/life science survey response deals blow to Sunak’s overtures

Added: 11 Mar 2024

Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s efforts to put life science investment at the heart of the UK’s econom…

Fox Foundation and bit.bio announce first Parkinson’s project

Added: 10 Mar 2024

The Michael J Fox Foundation and Cambridge synthetic biology company bit.bio have announced their f…

Unravelling the secrets of RNA

Added: 4 Mar 2024

Advancing scientific knowledge of plant structures not only improves crop yields but also helps tre…