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Leading chemical and utility firms join RSC polymer sustainability task force

Added: 3 Jul 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has announced four leading industry recruits have joined its S…

Turning drought into opportunity

Added: 30 Jun 2022

Mineral physics can help provide a solution to water shortage and its applications may not be limit…

Our lifestyles are key contributors to river pollution – social prescribing can help

Added: 25 May 2022

A new study demonstrates the significant environmental impact of harmful chemical and biological ag…

Industry 4.0 for UK chem labs

Added: 10 May 2022

In advance of her talk as part of the Lab News hosted session at CHEMUK 2022, Iwona Kandpal looks a…

How to ensure secure biological material transportation

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The correct transport of biological material is a major aspect of modern bio-legislation. Here, Den…

Digital twins to link Metaverse to real-world decarbonisation towards NetZero

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Digital Twins are forecast to form the essential building blocks of a Metaverse which connects the …

New £1.5m unit to tackle racial inequalities in science

Added: 24 Mar 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry has established a Race & Ethnicity Unit to break down barriers to eq…

Bacteria upcycle carbon waste into valuable chemicals

Added: 7 Mar 2022

Researchers engineered a strain of bacteria to break down carbon dioxide (CO2), converting it into …

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…

Electron diffraction: A technique suggesting radically new things

Added: 11 Jan 2022

Crystallography mainly relies on diffraction techniques and the most recent of them, electron diffr…

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…

Renewable energy's hybrid fuel blue hydrogen can help protect the climate

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Blue hydrogen - a renewable fuel hybrid technology - can play a positive role in the energy transit…

New microscope uses photonics to gain insights into ‘superbugs’

Added: 25 Nov 2021

Scientists are building a new super-resolution microscope that uses laser light to study the inner …

UK demonstrates its first 'green' high-powered rocket engine

Added: 22 Nov 2021

A UK nuclear fusion company based in Bletchley, has just developed and tested its first launch capa…

Chemistry breakthrough leads way to more sustainable pharmaceuticals

Added: 22 Nov 2021

Chemistry researchers at the University of Bath have developed a new method using blue light to cre…

How to gain Chinese regulation compliance

Added: 12 Nov 2021

Dr Paul Orange outlines the project which led to his involvement in the new Chinese battery protoco…

Understanding powder flow in materials testing

Added: 14 Oct 2021

Tapped density methods are a popular choice for assessing powder flow in materials laboratory testi…

Monitoring dust collection in Pharma manufacturing is easier with IoT

Added: 13 Oct 2021

Pharmaceutical companies must continually monitor and manage dust levels in facilities. Here, Emily…