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How can AI advance laboratory research?

Added: 21 Oct 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making waves across industries, and laboratory research may be the …

Microscope

AI-enhanced chromatography aims to boost analysis accuracy and speed

Added: 30 Sep 2022

Fujitsu has signed a deal with the French firm Phytocontrol to integrate artificial intellegence to…

Sustainability may impact water security more than economics alone

Added: 20 Aug 2022

Equality of access among households to water supplies that are clean and plentiful may owe as much …

Polymers

Synthetic polymers offer means to bypass gene editing for biocatalysis

Added: 20 Aug 2022

Scientists believe they have found a way to improve the efficiency of biocatalysis by avoiding the …

Fera Science launches £1million laboratory for insect bioconversion in York

Added: 5 Aug 2022

Agri-food and environmental science services Fera Science Ltd has opened a £1 million specialist in…

Cambridge’s ninth fund underlines place as UK uni spin-outs investment leader

Added: 26 Jun 2022

Cambridge University has cemented its standing as the UK leader for university spin-outs with the f…

How food microbiology contract labs can drive sustainable impact

Added: 19 Jun 2022

Safe and trusted food is essential for the food industry to prosper — especially in today’s landsca…

In agro: field labs and farmer-led research

Added: 19 Jun 2022

The Innovative Farmers not for profit network brings together farmers and growers with researchers …

REF results hammer home the importance of UK university-business collaboration

Added: 1 Jun 2022

The results of the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) identify ‘world-leading’ and ‘interna…

Five-letter words for research: ‘trial’ and ‘error’

Added: 31 May 2022

You now have six attempts to guess the craze that has hooked Dr Matthew Partridge as he envisages a…

How to minimise the risk of cross-contamination in laboratories

Added: 26 May 2022

Cross-contamination is a major concern for any laboratory and can lead to false and inaccurate resu…

Reducing microbiological growth in your lab

Added: 12 May 2022

Microbes are invisible to the naked eye. Every laboratory user carries a microbiome load of c.100 t…

Lab furniture design for health and hygiene

Added: 10 May 2022

Unlike cleanrooms, many laboratories aren’t ISO 14644 registered when it comes to air particle coun…

When more knowledge does not equal more complexity

Added: 9 May 2022

In a world saturated with information, Dr Diane Turner discusses how more in-depth learning about 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…

DOE support for scientists impacted by the war in Ukraine

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The ongoing war in Ukraine presents incredible, heartbreaking challenges to both the country and it…

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…

UK Space Agency SPRINT funding to support business collaborations with devolved nations universities

Added: 5 Apr 2022

The national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support program…

It’s all just a matter of perception

Added: 4 Apr 2022

In anticipation of the announcement of this year’s competition winners, we asked previous winners a…