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Leadership pilot encourages progression for women in STEM

Added: 11 Feb 2022

To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science the Pistoia Alliance has anno…

Applying digital technology and AI to compound management

Added: 9 Feb 2022

Sample management has changed enormously over the past 20 years. Steve Knight discusses the technol…

New Levelling Up white paper highlights research and innovation

Added: 8 Feb 2022

Academics and business experts respond to the Government’s new levelling up agenda, as outlined in …

Replacing unsustainable materials in nanostructure surfaces

Added: 7 Feb 2022

New research results from Linnaeus University opens for a future with more sustainably produced nan…

Prize winning studies of life's earliest history

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Andrew Knoll has depicted the first three billion years of life on Earth using his studies of micro…

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…

Understanding the true scale of your carbon liability

Added: 25 Jan 2022

Laboratory-based process loads impact operational energy use. Debbie Hobbs discusses the shift towa…

How to train your AI microscope

Added: 20 Jan 2022

Artificial Intelligence will define the future of microscopy. With increased demand for more powerf…

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…

Can virtual academic conferences make STEM fields more inclusive?

Added: 10 Jan 2022

While the global shift towards virtual events has clearly reduced the carbon footprint, it also rai…

Monitoring DNA in air samples could revolutionise biomonitoring

Added: 10 Jan 2022

DNA from air could revolutionise the way we measure animal biodiversity, say scientists. Two resear…

Net zero rubber duck debugging

Added: 3 Jan 2022

Despite a total lack of green fingers, Dr Matthew Partridge argues that a plant is an essential res…

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…

The QC lab – Connecting the digital landscape

Added: 20 Dec 2021

There is an almost universal need to combat the growing complexity of disjointed quality control ec…

Laboratories: sustainable design and operation

Added: 17 Dec 2021

Sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. Dr Manisha Kulkarni discusses why laboratory environme…

Rule Zero: Is this meeting really necessary?

Added: 16 Dec 2021

As the #greatresignation sweeps organisations into a new reality across the nation, Russ Swan discu…

Gesture control for lab robots

Added: 14 Dec 2021

Lab environments differ from factory floors. Robotics expert, Stephen Guy, explores how close human…

How to create a successful life sciences development

Added: 13 Dec 2021

With fresh funding and growth in investment across the market, Jennifer Townsend looks at three key…