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Astrophotography: new tech for the ‘New Astronomy’

Added: 19 Jan 2022

Space tourism remains out of reach for most, but Laurent Marfisi looks at how smart telescopes, ast…

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…

Fossil research affected by significant colonial bias, study finds

Added: 6 Jan 2022

Recent research highlights just some of the historical, social and economic factors which have infl…

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…

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…

Low-cost, ultra-sensitive gravimeter for early detection of volcanic activity uses MEMS technology

Added: 10 Dec 2021

A new device being developed by University of Glasgow in collaboration with a leading product desig…

2022 predictions on the advances in life sciences innovation

Added: 9 Dec 2021

Innovation experts recently hired specifically to study emerging tech and drive collaboration predi…

Good research has never been more important

Added: 3 Dec 2021

With scientific matters enjoying the media spotlight, Dr Frances Downey argues that the scientific …

Balloon-driven hybrid mobile communications network launched in Zanzibar

Added: 2 Dec 2021

A unique balloon-driven hybrid mobile network is being launched in Zanzibar. Expected to deliver fu…

Renewable energy's hybrid fuel blue hydrogen can help protect the climate

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Blue hydrogen - a renewable fuel hybrid technology - can play a positive role in the energy transit…

IF AI = 1 THEN Partridge = 0

Added: 26 Nov 2021

Contemplating the potential for personal redundancy as a result of too much daydreaming, Dr Matthew…

CERN environmental report sets out concrete actions to reduce its environmental footprint

Added: 25 Nov 2021

CERN released its second public Environment Report covering the years 2019-2020 when the accelerato…

World’s leading academic journals join pledge to fight bias in publishing

Added: 25 Nov 2021

Global giants Springer Nature, De Gruyter and Taylor & Francis join Wiley, Elsevier and SAGE Publis…