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Laboratory worker allergies go under the microscope 

Added: 8 Feb 2022

To date, there are relatively few studies on the relationship between exposure to laboratory allerg…

Applying MATIC to harness immune cells from tumours to fight cancer

Added: 4 Feb 2022

Northwestern University researchers have developed a new tool to harness immune cells from tumours …

Researchers discover how lactic acid weakens anti-tumour defences

Added: 4 Feb 2022

In cancer research, it has long been known that lactic acid, or lactate, is produced in large quant…

Liquid biopsy for solid tumour research

Added: 3 Feb 2022

Liquid biopsy is becoming more and more promising for solid tumour research, detection and surveill…

BIA response to conclusion of NICE methods and processes review

Added: 31 Jan 2022

BioIndustry Association expert expresses disappointment in the scope of the conclusions draw by NIC…

Prize winning studies of life's earliest history

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Andrew Knoll has depicted the first three billion years of life on Earth using his studies of micro…

Shedding light on how to increase UK crop yields

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Recent events has demonstrated the need to increase the UK's national food harvest and build relien…

Food forensics: how AI can smell authentic olive oil

Added: 27 Jan 2022

Extra virgin olive (EVO) oils are highly complex. Here, Prof Chiara Cordero discusses the applicati…

Understanding the true scale of your carbon liability

Added: 25 Jan 2022

Laboratory-based process loads impact operational energy use. Debbie Hobbs discusses the shift towa…

Irish researchers unlock breakthrough approach to repair peripheral nerve damage

Added: 21 Jan 2022

As part of an ongoing partnership between RCSI, AMBER and Integra LifeSciences, a research team use…

Researchers propose ‘ecologically honest’ approach to modelling behaviour

Added: 20 Jan 2022

When studying the behaviour of species, study design is often based on human norms. But, when model…

How to train your AI microscope

Added: 20 Jan 2022

Artificial Intelligence will define the future of microscopy. With increased demand for more powerf…

Take the test: Are you Britain’s next super-matcher?

Added: 19 Jan 2022

Do you have natural forensic detection skills? Find out if you are one of those rare individuals wh…

Estimate your probability of success with Bayesian statistics

Added: 18 Jan 2022

Don’t settle for approximations, make smart, risk-based economic decisions. Bruno Boulanger explain…

Blood and guts: new link uncovered between the gut microbiome and blood groups

Added: 17 Jan 2022

Researchers have been studying how the body’s mucus layer encourages the optimal balance of microbe…

Chemists use DNA to build the world’s tiniest antenna

Added: 14 Jan 2022

Inspired by the ‘Lego-like’ properties of DNA, with building blocks that are typically 20,000 times…

Diagnosing exotic animals

Added: 13 Jan 2022

From one of the UK's leading veterinary diagnostic laboratories specialising in an array of exotic …

Dementia cases ‘set to almost triple by 2050’

Added: 12 Jan 2022

Dementia is the seventh leading cause of death worldwide, affecting around 57 million people worldw…

Picodroplet microfluidics - specialist chemicals for single cell analysis

Added: 10 Jan 2022

Picodroplet microfluidics is used to isolate single cells for high-throughput single cell analysis.…

Diagnosing dysbiosis – understanding imbalance in human gut microbiota

Added: 10 Jan 2022

Dysbiosis describes imbalance in healthy gut bacteria... but what is a healthy gut? We ask Christin…