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Developing the next-generation genomics toolkit

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Bob Daber from Genosity and Michael Wong from EPAM unveil the secrets behind the Integrated Genomic…

Improving the luck of the horseshoe crab

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Following some recent media controversy, Allen Burgenson, and Glenn Gauvry update our original July…

Single-step 3D printing multimaterial microstructures

Added: 17 Sep 2020

Researchers have developed an automated 3D printing method that can produce multicolour 3D microstr…

Unravelling what makes memories so detailed and enduring

Added: 14 Sep 2020

In years to come, our personal memories of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be etched in our min…

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Fast-tracking nanovaccines to fight coronavirus

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Today, there are more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines in the race to mitigate the virus.1-3 Some of thes…

New fossil ape discovered in India

Added: 9 Sep 2020

A 13-million-year-old fossil unearthed in northern India comes from a newly discovered ape, the ear…

Fungus leather: new front-runner for sustainable clothing material

Added: 9 Sep 2020

In a new review paper by the University of Vienna, Imperial College London, and RMIT University in …

Laboratory News Podcast - Rhythmical rats and scientific gin

Added: 7 Sep 2020

Its only a bloomin' party episode! And what makes a party really tick? Why music and alcohol of cou…

Biomimicry informs better sensors: just add noise

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Adding noise to enhance a weak signal is a sensing phenomenon common in the animal world but unusua…

Reimagining the face mask: a design upgrade

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Imagine a reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from SARS-CoV-2, is comfor…

Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massac…

Diabetes-in-a-dish model uncovers new insights

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Using cells taken from patients with type 2 diabetes and new techniques to convert them into specia…

Ensuring 'fair and equitable' distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Added: 4 Sep 2020

When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World H…

Submit your COVID-19 data to the global vaccine effort

Added: 4 Sep 2020

More than 73,000 users collaborate on a new online platform set up by the European Open Science Clo…

First rapid breath test for Coronavirus trialled

Added: 4 Sep 2020

Canterbury-based technology firm ANCON Medical (‘Ancon’) announces the trial of its Nanotechnology …

New Leicestershire-based COVID-19 testing ‘Lighthouse Lab’

Added: 4 Sep 2020

A new ‘Lighthouse Lab’ facility will be established in Leicestershire to increase the UK’s COVID-19…

Jurassic Park style GM experiment flies under the radar

Added: 1 Sep 2020

An Oxfordshire based company is at the centre of planned controversial use of GM modified mosquitoe…

How to use serum viscosity to understand COVID-19 patient risk

Added: 1 Sep 2020

2020 has been a strange year all round. An unknown virus, probably in a bat colony in central China…

Big data for understanding small molecules; a case study

Added: 25 Aug 2020

As big data continues to transform the industry must we remain so reluctant to share data? In her a…