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Making polymers perform – a research and technical transfer story

Added: 23 Jul 2021

How do you set up and grow a new science-based technology company? Here, we uncover how Dr Don Well…

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…

Converting offices to laboratory space - understanding the needs of the LSCG sector

Added: 7 Jun 2021

With COVID-19 shutdowns accelerating the transformation of commercial and real estate needs away fr…

Machine learning to predict demand

Added: 14 May 2021

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

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 …

Laboratory Management: Monitoring the cold chain

Added: 5 Mar 2021

With many COVID vaccines relying on ultra-low temperature storage, Matt Feeny explains why and how …

Compliant UN3373 Dangerous Goods Regulations sample packaging for COVID-19

Added: 3 Dec 2020

All COVID-19 test samples fall under the UN3373 Dangerous Goods Regulations because they may contai…

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

Added: 23 Oct 2020

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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…

More power to you

Added: 28 Oct 2019

Our need for battery power is insatiable and current lithium-ion anode technology just won’t cut it…

Innovation and sustainability for your lab

Added: 14 Oct 2019

Source new technologies, future-proof your laboratory and find out ways to make procurement sustain…

It’s in the blood

Added: 7 Oct 2019

Despite – or perhaps because of – its importance, some of the world’s most deadly diseases have the…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 2)

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 1)

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

Beating the diamond-standard

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Jan 2019

Forget diamond – when considering super-hard materials, says Metin Örnek, the search for an alterna…

The chameleon and the crystal maze

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Sep 2018

How a crystal structure within the skin of the famous colour-changing lizard holds the key to weara…

Bringing the Sun down to Earth

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Jul 2017

Technical difficulties, experimental dead-ends and eye-watering development costs – yet the gargant…

Where’s our wonder material?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Apr 2017

Never has materials science had such a high profile – something almost entirely down to the advance…