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Fitness beats weight loss for obesity-related health conditions

Added: 22 Sep 2021

New research finds that increasing physical activity and improving fitness appear to be superior to…

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…

Top 5 Questions to ask your Employer about Safe Workspaces

Added: 10 Sep 2021

Offices and laboratories are often close knit workspaces and as we have learnt that COVID-19 primar…

UK vaccination programme: More to be done!

Added: 9 Sep 2021

Think tanks calls for Government to continue momentum from COVID-19 vaccination programme as winter…

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…

3 Ingredients for Effective Pharmaceutical Cybersecurity

Added: 26 Aug 2021

The pharmaceutical industry faces growing pressure from cyber threats. Attacks on manufacturers and…

Get ready for Lab Awards 2021

Added: 9 Aug 2021

Brand new in 2021, the Lab Awards will be taking place at the ICC in Birmingham on the evening of N…

All eyes on Lab Innovations 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

At Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry, professionals, s…

The mind-boggling complexity of scientific waste

Added: 30 Jul 2021

Why is scientific waste disposal complicated? Dr Matthew Partridge muses on that gap in student and…

Shipping biologicals - the journey of human tissue samples

Added: 29 Jul 2021

Medical research relies on routine and specialist biological samples which must be handled with gre…

Making a clean break from plastics

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Plastic is no longer fantastic. Nadine Bellamy-Thomas looks at how laboratories are adopting more s…

Demystifying plant biostimulants for selection based on crop growing goals

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Plant biostimulants have now been categorised by into eight classes based on their modes of action.…

Unlocking the value of data in Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN)

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Pharma companies, personnel involved in data standards, and ELN (electronic notebook) vendors are b…

Rapid sampling to support local communities in a time of great need

Added: 5 Jul 2021

When disaster strikes, even a team of environmental chemists simply doing what they do best but doi…

How to improve energy efficiency in your lab

Added: 17 Jun 2021

Much of the literature on energy efficiency and reducing energy usage is directed at residential ho…

Free webinar: Testing imported pets to mitigate emerging disease threats

Added: 9 Jun 2021

With the demand for pets rising dramatically over lockdown, and the number of illegal imports keepi…

Sedentarism and other physical health risks for laboratory workers

Added: 9 Jun 2021

During the course of the last year, many more people have had to get used to working from home. The…

Converting offices to laboratory space - understanding the needs of the LSCG sector

Added: 7 Jun 2021

With COVID-19 shutdowns accelerating the transformation of commercial and real estate needs away fr…

Retargeting space: converting offices to labs

Added: 7 Jun 2021

With laboratory space in high demand, Darius Umrigar discusses how commercial space can be quickly …

Scientific research opens doors to unexpected careers

Added: 1 Jun 2021

Humans have an innate sense of curiosity, making us natural scientists from the moment we come into…