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New antiviral technology supports reusable COVID-19 facemasks

Added: 25 Jun 2020

Researchers from Freie Universität Berlin and ITA RWTH Aachen, two of the most recognised academic …

Viable sodium-ion battery for sustainable energy storage

Added: 3 Jun 2020

Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have…

Photoactivated enzymatic oxygen transfer

Added: 28 May 2020

Researchers at the Universities of Münster (Germany) and Pavia (Italy) have now identified an enzym…

Biohybrid organic battery combines nanocomposite and bacteria

Added: 27 May 2020

Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a programmable, biohybrid ma…

WIN: A Tale of Seven Scientists

Sarah Lawton | Added: 11 May 2020

And a new philosophy of science
Written by Eric Scerri 

Controlled spherical crystallography for targeted drug delivery

Added: 4 May 2020

Results from a research collaboration between researchers at Drexel’s College of Engineering and th…

Largest Synthetic Polysaccharide Assembled

Sarah Lawton | Added: 30 Apr 2020

Chemists at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces (Potsdam, Germany) have set a miles…

Going round in circles

Added: 9 Apr 2020

Single use plastics are a staple in the lab – but they are also are part of the plastics pollution …

Business competition to support biotech

Added: 28 Feb 2020

Automated drug discovery company Arctoris has opened entries to it’s global business competition fo…

Getting into the lab, via the stomach

Added: 26 Jan 2020

Of all the incentives lab supply companies have in their arsenal – there is one guaranteed way they…

An ode to imagination

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Frustrated by siloed science, Dr Jennifer Rohn bemoans the lack of cross-disciplinary imagination t…

How to make Christmas cake with ingredients from lab supply companies

Added: 23 Dec 2019

So, it is the festive period once again and you are trapped in the lab – but fear not, Dr Matthew P…

The hidden power of mathematics

Added: 12 Dec 2019

As she gets set to tread the boards for the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Dr Hannah Fry tal…

Just good sense

Added: 29 Nov 2019

Síle  Lane is on a mission to challenge misrepresentation of science and evidence. She is leading t…

Carbon nanotubes grown on newsprint

Added: 26 Nov 2019

Your old copies of Lab News may still have some unexpected uses in the lab…

Ethiopian ponds too extreme even for microbes

Added: 25 Nov 2019

European biologists have confirmed the one place on Earth where conditions are too extreme for life…

Why we need a science of science

Added: 25 Nov 2019

At the launch of a new initiative to understand how research is funded, practiced and evaluated, Pr…

Curiosity rover reveals oxygen spikes on Mars

Added: 15 Nov 2019

Readings from NASA’s Curiosity rover have revealed a surprising jump in oxygen in the Martian atmos…

Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em think…

Added: 11 Nov 2019

The Ig Nobel awards ceremony is a highlight of the scientific calendar with its celebration of unco…

Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Added: 4 Nov 2019

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern e…