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Can virtual academic conferences make STEM fields more inclusive?

Added: 10 Jan 2022

While the global shift towards virtual events has clearly reduced the carbon footprint, it also rai…

Monitoring DNA in air samples could revolutionise biomonitoring

Added: 10 Jan 2022

DNA from air could revolutionise the way we measure animal biodiversity, say scientists. Two resear…

Fossil research affected by significant colonial bias, study finds

Added: 6 Jan 2022

Recent research highlights just some of the historical, social and economic factors which have infl…

Accelerating R&D innovation in 2022 and beyond

Added: 3 Jan 2022

Accounting for pandemic drivers and a general acceptance that a return to pre-pandemic business hab…

Net zero rubber duck debugging

Added: 3 Jan 2022

Despite a total lack of green fingers, Dr Matthew Partridge argues that a plant is an essential res…

Climate change knowledge cooperative provides simplified research summaries

Added: 23 Dec 2021

The Climate Change Knowledge Cooperative provides easy to understand research summaries to help eve…

The promise of COVID-19 surveillance through wastewater testing

Added: 22 Dec 2021

Pandemic modelling data can be gathered through mass testing by monitoring viral RNA levels in wast…

A Million to One: Bridging the biomarker chasm from discovery to the clinic

Added: 21 Dec 2021

With so much research being published on biomarkers, yet so few companion diagnostic devices being …

The QC lab – Connecting the digital landscape

Added: 20 Dec 2021

There is an almost universal need to combat the growing complexity of disjointed quality control ec…

Laboratories: sustainable design and operation

Added: 17 Dec 2021

Sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. Dr Manisha Kulkarni discusses why laboratory environme…

Rule Zero: Is this meeting really necessary?

Added: 16 Dec 2021

As the #greatresignation sweeps organisations into a new reality across the nation, Russ Swan discu…

Shaking up the lab of the future

Added: 15 Dec 2021

From testing and drug discovery to vaccine rollout, collaboration and open innovation have been vit…

Catherine Noakes and the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE)

Added: 14 Dec 2021

As part of a collaborative group of six British expert scientists, Catherine Noakes will join Jonat…

Sharon Peacock and the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK)

Added: 14 Dec 2021

As part of our 2021 Royal Institutions Christmas Lecture coverage, we ask Sharon Peacock how discov…

Going viral: How Covid changed science forever

Added: 14 Dec 2021

In the 2021 Royal Institutions Christmas Lectures, Jonathan Van-Tam will be joined by expert Britis…

Gesture control for lab robots

Added: 14 Dec 2021

Lab environments differ from factory floors. Robotics expert, Stephen Guy, explores how close human…

2022 predictions on the advances in life sciences innovation

Added: 9 Dec 2021

Innovation experts recently hired specifically to study emerging tech and drive collaboration predi…

AI and healthcare: future opportunities and challenges

Added: 9 Dec 2021

Reflecting on six decades of progress, Steven Wolfe looks at the application of artificial intellig…

Forensic technology used to deliver justice in 38-year-old murder case

Added: 9 Dec 2021

A unique fingerprint visualisation system has been making news in the US this week after being used…

Good research has never been more important

Added: 3 Dec 2021

With scientific matters enjoying the media spotlight, Dr Frances Downey argues that the scientific …