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Game Theory: Genotype

Added: 20 Mar 2023

Based on Mendelian genetics, Genotype is absorbing and challenging, say Dr Louise Robinson and Dr I…

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Northern Ireland deal appears to boost UK’s Horizon Europe hopes

Added: 1 Mar 2023

Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s achievement of an agreed new Northern Ireland protocol with his Europe…

Treasury opts for stealth to ‘announce’ takeback of £1.6 bill EU Horizon funds

Added: 23 Feb 2023

Some £1.6 billion in funds allocated for scientific research has been taken back by the Treasury.

Scientific nesting places

Added: 6 Feb 2023

If the day job leaves little space to stay abreast of happenings in the lab world, Twitter does hav…

Quantum work ‘like turning omelettes into eggs’

Added: 22 Jan 2023

Microscopy and communications could be enhanced by adapting new techniques for improving quantum te…

Science, in the cause of justice

Added: 16 Jan 2023

Dame Sue Black shares her thoughts on forensic science, its uses and limitations, the impact of mod…

Lab Awards finalists named

Added: 26 Oct 2022

Finalists have been announced for the Lab Awards – hosted by Lab Innovations in partnership with La…

How can AI advance laboratory research?

Added: 21 Oct 2022

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

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…

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…