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Science in space: laboratory microbiologist turned astronaut

Added: 26 Nov 2020

For nearly 20 years, astronauts have continuously lived and worked on the International Space Stati…

Botanical biodiversity banked: Happy anniversary MSBKew

Added: 24 Nov 2020

Kew Gardens is a magical destination, delighting tourists young and old with its enormous tress, be…

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn't end with a viable vaccine but with a vaccinated population

Added: 19 Nov 2020

With a potential finishing line suddenly appearing over the horizon, getting competitors to the end…

Reviewing EU microbiological safety cabinet regulations

Added: 18 Nov 2020

Following up on the lab management article 'Microbiological safety cabinets - On-site and maintenan…

5 Steps to Medical Device Labelling Compliance

Added: 13 Nov 2020

The transition some medical device manufacturers face with the new EU Medical Device Regulation (EU…

Embracing change to keep pace with routine test demand

Added: 23 Oct 2020

Penny Pinnock looks at why NHS trusts must work together to meet the challenges facing their labora…

Selecting the right sterile cleanroom clothing solution for compliance with EU GMP Annex I

Added: 23 Oct 2020

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Go with the flow: Transition to Vanadium batteries is gathering pace

Added: 12 Oct 2020

Following up on his interview with ‘Vanadium Queen’, Maria Skylass-Kazacos published in our Septemb…

Feeding the world

Added: 2 Oct 2020

An international team of researchers led by Mario Herrero at CSIRO, Australia’s national science ag…

Solving process safety and scale up

Added: 2 Oct 2020

In industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to fine chemicals, there is a need to take small, labora…

Improving the luck of the horseshoe crab

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Following some recent media controversy, Allen Burgenson, and Glenn Gauvry update our original July…

Big data for understanding small molecules; a case study

Added: 25 Aug 2020

As big data continues to transform the industry must we remain so reluctant to share data? In her a…

Collaborate to accumulate

Added: 25 Aug 2020

Pharmaceutical research and development has historically been shrouded in mystery; a secretive acti…

Capturing clinical movement

Added: 7 Aug 2020

From gait analysis to neuroscience, Dr Kim Duffy illustrates how motion capture technology is being…

The great vaccine paradox

Added: 3 Aug 2020

by Dermot Martin

What happens if the best defence against a virus develops an image problem? As we…

The truth about turtles

Sarah Lawton | Added: 20 Jul 2020

A research team from Florida State University (FSU) has discovered a world of microscopic life on t…

The human brain built by AI: A transatlantic collaboration

Added: 2 Jul 2020

The new German-Canadian lab, HIBALL, aims to create a microscopic 3D map of functional neuroanatomy…

More gain, less pain with liquid biopsies

Added: 26 Jun 2020

Following on from a previous article; Liquid Gold, published on 21 January 2019, Dermot Martin revi…

GSK partners CRISPR discoverer to develop rapid COVID-19 test

Added: 5 Jun 2020

Gene editor turns gene detective: Dermot Martin investigates a successful COVID-19 test development…

Physicist creates fifth state of matter from their living room

Added: 22 May 2020

Dr Amruta Gadge from the Quantum Systems and Devices Laboratory successfully created a Bose-Einstei…