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Shape-shifting worm blob model could inspire future robot swarms

Added: 26 Oct 2021

Lumbriculus variegatus blackworms can aggregate into ‘blobs’ capable of collective movement. Resear…

Lab Innovations launches Lab Connect

Added: 6 Oct 2021

Lab Innovations has relaunched Lab Connect, an online networking portal to help exhibitors and visi…

Greening the lab: first net zero mass spectrometer launched

Added: 5 Oct 2021

As part of an initiative to permanently remove CO₂ emissions associated with the manufacture and su…

Inclusion and diversity given greater prominence in RSC prize reforms

Added: 29 Sep 2021

Efforts to make science a more inclusive and diverse place to learn and work are to be given annual…

Registrations are open for November’s Lab Innovations

Added: 1 Sep 2021

Lab Innovations 2021, the UK’s only trade show for the laboratory industry, has opened visitor regi…

Scientists get second opinion from AI on tell-tale heart

Added: 26 Aug 2021

The single biggest global cause of death is heart disease. Changes in the electrical signals associ…

Decades of research brings quantum dots to brink of widespread use

Added: 18 Aug 2021

A new article in Science magazine gives an overview of almost three decades of research into colloi…

Get ready for Lab Awards 2021

Added: 9 Aug 2021

Brand new in 2021, the Lab Awards will be taking place at the ICC in Birmingham on the evening of N…

Visitor registration has now opened for CHEMUK 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

Visitor registration has now opened for CHEMUK 2021, the UK chemical industries national expo, bein…

All eyes on Lab Innovations 2021

Added: 5 Aug 2021

At Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry, professionals, s…

New shape-changing materials brings soft robotics to life

Added: 23 Jul 2021

Imagine opening up a book of nature photos only to see a kaleidoscope of graceful butterflies flutt…

Wearable brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions

Added: 22 Jul 2021

A new wearable brain-machine interface (BMI) system could improve the quality of life for people wi…

Real milk, real cheese - no cows required

Added: 8 Jul 2021

Will 'animal-free' AI driven processing replace 'plant-based' dairy products? An Israeli start-up i…

Rapid sampling to support local communities in a time of great need

Added: 5 Jul 2021

When disaster strikes, even a team of environmental chemists simply doing what they do best but doi…

New topological superconductor could fill critical component gap in quantum computing

Added: 18 Jun 2021

A newly discovered superconductor could have enormous impact on quantum computing. The relative sen…

Combining classical and quantum computing opens door to new discoveries

Added: 17 Jun 2021

New approaches are needed to lay the pathway to efficient and effective quantum computing. Now, res…

Women in STEM see equality slip during the pandemic

Added: 11 Jun 2021

Despite some good work over the years, it has become apparent that there is yet more work to be don…

SoyFilm: Is this the end of fossil fuel single-use plastics?

Added: 10 Jun 2021

At last! A sustainable, scalable and 100 percent natural plant protein-based polymer that functions…

EV design concept capable of 30% longer range

Added: 1 Jun 2021

Automotive innovation start-up has revealed a patented design concept for an electric vehicle capab…

Commercial quanta image sensors - a new era in solid-state imaging

Added: 27 May 2021

Solid-state technology capable of imaging individual photons of light to enable full-speed photon c…