All Chemistry


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…

Pushing the lithium-ion limit

Added: 29 Oct 2019

As the global demand for consumer electronics, electric cars and renewable energy rise, the need fo…

More power to you

Added: 28 Oct 2019

Our need for battery power is insatiable and current lithium-ion anode technology just won’t cut it…

A bad acid trip

Added: 21 Oct 2019

Ocean acidifcation, the lesser known relative of global warming, causes particular damage to coral …

Rahko raises £1.3M for quantum chemistry simulation

Added: 18 Oct 2019

UCL spin-out Rahko has raised £1.3 million in seed funding to develop its machine learning-powered …

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

ESA opens calls for ISS lab upgrade

Added: 14 Oct 2019

The European Space Agency is looking for industry help to upgrade the Columbus laboratory aboard th…

Innovation and sustainability for your lab

Added: 14 Oct 2019

Source new technologies, future-proof your laboratory and find out ways to make procurement sustain…

Lithium-ion researchers win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Added: 9 Oct 2019

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three researchers for their work on the developmen…

Deep Carbon Observatory quantifies carbon emissions

Added: 8 Oct 2019

Humanity’s annual carbon emissions are between 40 to 100 times greater than all volcanic emissions,…