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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…

Scientists uncover a gene involved in sexual conflict in fruit flies

Added: 22 Oct 2021

Sexual conflict in fruit flies is governed by specifically wired neurons in the brain which have be…

Pandemic accelerates automation in the lab sector

Added: 15 Oct 2021

Laboratories are just one of the many businesses that were forced to adapt operations because of th…

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…

Wheat field trial heralds UK acceptance of gene edited crops

Added: 13 Oct 2021

Post Brexit, the UK is free to make its own decisions around genetic editing of food crops based on…

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…

Anticipating the smart laboratory

Added: 8 Oct 2021

Environments impact our behaviours and interactions with one another, and Nick Jones believes the s…

How to ‘go all Google’ - feeding time at the local laboratory

Added: 7 Oct 2021

With absolutely no ulterior motives… Fox’s Party Ring fan, Dr Matthew Partridge discusses the not-s…

Lab Innovations launches Lab Connect

Added: 6 Oct 2021

Lab Innovations has relaunched Lab Connect, an online networking portal to help exhibitors and visi…

Greening the lab: first net zero mass spectrometer launched

Added: 5 Oct 2021

As part of an initiative to permanently remove CO₂ emissions associated with the manufacture and su…

Better choices for health and wellbeing – for you and the planet

Added: 1 Oct 2021

With a significant trend towards more widespread acceptance of flexitarian plant-based diets, Adria…

Algae – a novel solution to the climate crisis?

Added: 29 Sep 2021

By 2050, the world will need to produce 70% more food than in 2005, and will need 50% more fresh wa…

Inclusion and diversity given greater prominence in RSC prize reforms

Added: 29 Sep 2021

Efforts to make science a more inclusive and diverse place to learn and work are to be given annual…

Dinosaur domination resulted from volcano-driven climate change

Added: 27 Sep 2021

The rise of dinosaurs coincided with environmental changes driven by major volcanic eruptions over …

What is AI’s role in the lab?

Added: 21 Sep 2021

In this article Gerald Law, one of this year’s exhibitors at Lab Innovations, evaluates the strengt…

European Parliament votes in favour of EU plan to replace animal experiments with cutting-edge science

Added: 20 Sep 2021

The European Parliament has embraced an historic opportunity to take animal suffering out of the eq…

Sustainable vertical farming meets personalised nutrition

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A new project is set to bring sustainable vertical farming and personalised nutrition into the home…

The sweet sense of sustainability – repurposing sugar

Added: 10 Sep 2021

As we all look to our waistlines, understanding more about healthy eating and seeking to make healt…

CHEMUK 2021 – bringing the UK Chemical industries back together this September

Added: 3 Sep 2021

Register NOW for your FREE entry badge PLUS receive latest CHEMUK exhibitor and programme news at c…

Registrations are open for November’s Lab Innovations

Added: 1 Sep 2021

Lab Innovations 2021, the UK’s only trade show for the laboratory industry, has opened visitor regi…