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Diagnosing exotic animals

Added: 13 Jan 2022

From one of the UK's leading veterinary diagnostic laboratories specialising in an array of exotic …

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…

Picodroplet microfluidics - specialist chemicals for single cell analysis

Added: 10 Jan 2022

Picodroplet microfluidics is used to isolate single cells for high-throughput single cell analysis.…

Going viral: How Covid changed science forever

Added: 14 Dec 2021

In the 2021 Royal Institutions Christmas Lectures, Jonathan Van-Tam will be joined by expert Britis…

Gesture control for lab robots

Added: 14 Dec 2021

Lab environments differ from factory floors. Robotics expert, Stephen Guy, explores how close human…

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…

AI and healthcare: future opportunities and challenges

Added: 9 Dec 2021

Reflecting on six decades of progress, Steven Wolfe looks at the application of artificial intellig…

The future’s bright, the future’s artificial

Added: 25 Nov 2021

As clinical and adjacent staff face overwhelming demands, Cari-Anne Quinn looks at the benefits of …

Unlocking the Chinese R&D Puzzle Box

Added: 12 Nov 2021

China is the world’s second largest drug market after the US and is predicted to take a 30% share o…

200 years later - in celebration of Faraday’s Electric Motor

Added: 5 Nov 2021

Over 200 years ago this year, Michael Faraday's discovery of the electric motor paved the way for e…

Lab Awards 2021 Winners

Added: 3 Nov 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Lab Awards 2021!

The awards were brought to you by…

Manufacture your own DNA... the easy way

Added: 26 Oct 2021

In this over-burdened global market, many laboratories may be struggling to access a reliable suppl…

Understanding powder flow in materials testing

Added: 14 Oct 2021

Tapped density methods are a popular choice for assessing powder flow in materials laboratory testi…

Monitoring dust collection in Pharma manufacturing is easier with IoT

Added: 13 Oct 2021

Pharmaceutical companies must continually monitor and manage dust levels in facilities. Here, Emily…

Better choices for health and wellbeing – for you and the planet

Added: 1 Oct 2021

With a significant trend towards more widespread acceptance of flexitarian plant-based diets, Adria…

Algae – a novel solution to the climate crisis?

Added: 29 Sep 2021

By 2050, the world will need to produce 70% more food than in 2005, and will need 50% more fresh wa…

IoT across the pharmaceutical supply chain

Added: 16 Sep 2021

Following a challenging period of pharmaceutical supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic, E…

Microbial therapeutics: the new substitute for antibiotics

Added: 10 Sep 2021

Currently expanding at a staggering rate, the global microbial therapeutic products market is expec…

The sweet sense of sustainability – repurposing sugar

Added: 10 Sep 2021

As we all look to our waistlines, understanding more about healthy eating and seeking to make healt…

Eliminating food waste – now is the time for your FLW initiative

Added: 31 Aug 2021

The staggering statistics around food loss and waste (FLW), from field to consumer, highlight the n…