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Harvard team uses rubber to mimic complex birdsongs

Call for targeted approach to boost bird-friendly farming

Added: 8 Jan 2023

Threatened farmland bird species would benefit from a more strategic investment of resources rather…

The Amazon is vital to the global ecosystem but it is nobody’s ‘lung’

Added: 17 Dec 2022

The rainforest makes a crucial contribution, says Brian J Ford but it does not produce the oxygen w…

UK poised to be world-leading lab-grown meat producer, claims patent firm

Added: 17 Dec 2022

The United Kingdom is on course to play a major international role in the development of lab-grown …

Can you use a large electron microscope next to a freight train?

Added: 5 Dec 2022

Thomas E Davies describes the challenges of operating highly sensitive equipment in a city environm…

Automated material analysis offers cut to cost and human error 

Added: 4 Dec 2022

Researchers in Japan have developed a method to automate a mathematical procedure used to analyse X…

Lab Babble: The Modern Prometheus

Added: 28 Nov 2022

Not content with streamlining all scientific research, Russ Swan now offers a blueprint for human e…

Millions of pounds of expired Covid PPE faces disposal, claims firm

Added: 22 Nov 2022

A surplus of personal protective equipment to deal with an expected third winter spike in Covid-19 …

Sustainability’s other R-words

Added: 20 Nov 2022

Environmental practice has its own version of the Three Rs, says Colin Shandley, so why stop at ‘Re…

The final frontier

Added: 20 Nov 2022

Sustainability goals in science must include one untilrecently overlooked issue: lab space and the …

Dystopia calling…

Added: 14 Nov 2022

Dr Matthew Partridge has seen the 2050 future and it works, even if we no longer understand why.

The agile response

Added: 14 Nov 2022

Sustainable lab practice allied to uncompromising quality and safety standards are vital for the op…

View from the business end

Added: 7 Nov 2022

Tim Doggett explains the importance of sustainability for modern laboratories in terms of the wider…

Lab 2050: Four pillars of transformation

Added: 7 Nov 2022

To prepare for the laboratory of the future we must ask, decades ahead, how it will look? Pistoia A…

Tech challenges hinder mountain water data gathering

Added: 7 Nov 2022

Global failure to make better use of the latest monitoring technologies for high altitude water dat…

Health data project appeals for 5 million UK volunteers

Added: 7 Nov 2022

Five million UK adults are being invited to participate in one of the largest and most ambitious he…

Jha and Rannard headline at Lab Innovations

Added: 31 Oct 2022

Economist science correspondent Alok Jha and leading academic and spin-out pioneer Dr Steve Rannard…

How can AI advance laboratory research?

Added: 21 Oct 2022

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

Global project to measure carbon footprint of clinical trials

Added: 16 Oct 2022

A new international initiative is developing a methodology to assess the respective environmental i…

Nikon Small World hands awards first place to photogenic gecko image

Added: 16 Oct 2022

The three millimetre hand of a lizard embryo captured on camera in incredible detail has won first …

Jacobs to support refurbishment of UK nuclear research laboratories

Added: 26 Sep 2022

US technical consultancy leaders Jacobs has won a £10 million contract to support National Nuclear …