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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…

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…

Making a clean break from plastics

Added: 16 Jul 2021

Plastic is no longer fantastic. Nadine Bellamy-Thomas looks at how laboratories are adopting more s…

PPE recycling during a pandemic

Added: 12 Jul 2021

Following on from our online story about COVID waste killing wildlife and how to pick COVID PPE lit…

Machine learning to predict demand

Added: 14 May 2021

The impact of non-scientific demand forecasting can be significant for perishable consumables used …

Some like it hot - our May/June issue cover story on thermophiles as biotechnological targets

Added: 28 Apr 2021

Thermophiles are fascinating microorganisms that include fungi, algae, cyanobacteria, and protozoa.…

COVID waste is killing animals - how to pick COVID PPE litter safely

Added: 26 Mar 2021

How many times have you stepped over someone else's lost or discarded facemask crushed in the dirt …

Pandemic prevention: how to fireproof our future - #PandemicsReport

Added: 25 Feb 2021

As we embrace 2021 and the opportunity for a fresh perspective, Matthew Partridge reviews the indep…

Climate change causes in question - weather system interference may displace carbon emissions as key factor

Added: 13 Jan 2021

The green economy may be in trouble as new research - described by experts as a 'meteoroligical tou…

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…

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…

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…

Going round in circles

Added: 9 Apr 2020

Single use plastics are a staple in the lab – but they are also are part of the plastics pollution …

Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Added: 4 Nov 2019

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern e…

A bad acid trip

Added: 21 Oct 2019

Ocean acidifcation, the lesser known relative of global warming, causes particular damage to coral …