All Organic Chemistry


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…

Are virtual audits sustainable post-pandemic?

Added: 5 May 2022

With a mindful eye on the low environmental impact offered by virtual audits, Kate Coleman investig…

Improving contract lab efficiency and productivity through automation

Added: 29 Apr 2022

As demand for outsourced microbiological testing to assure the food value chain increases, contract…

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…

Scientists develop environmentally safe, frost-resistant coatings

Added: 1 Apr 2022

As the urgency to eradicate environmental pollution increases, many biomaterials are being develope…

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…

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 …

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.…

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…

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…

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 …

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 food and drink labs have adapted since COVID-19

Added: 27 Oct 2021

With the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the mass stock-piling of food products like chicken…

Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Added: 26 Oct 2021

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Resear…