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Scientists uncover a gene involved in sexual conflict in fruit flies

Added: 22 Oct 2021

Sexual conflict in fruit flies is governed by specifically wired neurons in the brain which have be…

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…

Dinosaur domination resulted from volcano-driven climate change

Added: 27 Sep 2021

The rise of dinosaurs coincided with environmental changes driven by major volcanic eruptions over …

European Parliament votes in favour of EU plan to replace animal experiments with cutting-edge science

Added: 20 Sep 2021

The European Parliament has embraced an historic opportunity to take animal suffering out of the eq…

Sustainable vertical farming meets personalised nutrition

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A new project is set to bring sustainable vertical farming and personalised nutrition into the home…

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…

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…

Study debunks myth that carnivores roam wild in absence of humans

Added: 13 Aug 2021

As people sheltered in place at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, sightings of wildlife in urban …

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…

Demystifying plant biostimulants for selection based on crop growing goals

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Plant biostimulants have now been categorised by into eight classes based on their modes of action.…

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 dipping solution turns the whole fish into valuable food

Added: 16 Jun 2021

When herring are filleted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value ‘side stream’ that never…

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…

Electron microscopy just became a thousand times more efficient

Added: 3 Jun 2021

Imaging a million samples a second to make electron microscopy a thousand times more efficient, the…