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Health in the round

Added: 2 May 2023

In the second of our features on key talks from the recent Lab Innovations’ My Green Lab/Laboratory…

‘Robocarp’ makes splash with motion breakthrough 

Added: 28 Apr 2023

A coil-powered robot fish designed by scientists at the University of Bristol could enhance underwa…

Northumbria-led global polar team reveals shocking rise in ice sheet depletion

Added: 23 Apr 2023

The last decade saw seven of the worst cases of polar ice depletion, with 2019 ranked the most seri…

Fragrance industry scents trouble from EU substance reclassification

Added: 15 Apr 2023

European Union changes to chemicals legislation are a potential threat to the substantial fragrance…

Bristol team help boost Chornobyl radiation monitoring

Added: 3 Apr 2023

Researchers from the University of Bristol will be part of the international team seeking to repair…

Royal Assent opens door to gene edited food in UK 

Added: 29 Mar 2023

The granting of Royal Assent for the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act has finally opened…

Keener on greener

Added: 27 Mar 2023

Sustainability was the core of Lab Innovations’ MyGreenLab/Laboratory News seminar series. In the f…

Colouring our view

Added: 20 Mar 2023

The work of spectroscopy’s early pioneers continues to influence us today, says Brian J Ford, and i…

Sustainably feeding the world with genomics-driven agriculture

Added: 5 Mar 2023

As cell meat manufacture develops in the lab, science is increasingly impacting arable farming in t…

From petri dish to dinner plate

Added: 27 Feb 2023

Lab grown meat is developing into a multibillion pound industry but scaling up has challenges, expl…

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.

Southampton University’s featherweight plans knockout blow for space debris

Added: 15 Feb 2023

Southampton University researchers have successfully piloted the launch of a small scale plasma thr…

UEA survey seeks to improve disabled access to lab professions

Added: 14 Feb 2023

University of East Anglia researchers are appealing to participants nationwide to contribute to the…

Your balance will impact the quality of your measurements and productivity of your process

Weighing: the environmental impact

Added: 10 Feb 2023

Labs are used to taking account of the effect of their processes on the environment but on a smalle…

Help us to open the lab to talent and disability

Added: 8 Feb 2023

Katherine Deane explains how your input can ensure the Access All Areas project enables science to …

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…

A guarantee of security?

Added: 6 Feb 2023

One of Europe’s leading microbiologists wants EU legislators to follow the UK’s lead and relax the …

Rare mineral project offers means to tackle acid effect on ocean life

Added: 29 Jan 2023

Scientists at Heriot-Watt and Hamburg universities say they have developed a process to boost ocean…

Lowering the barriers to nitrate analysis

Added: 9 Jan 2023

Nitrogen pollution receives less environmental attention than it has merited, says Calum Preece, bu…

NASA awaits return of landmark space experiments cargo

Added: 8 Jan 2023

Samples from pioneering experiments into radiation, hydroponics and bioprospecting in microgravity …