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Machine learning to predict demand

Added: 14 May 2021

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

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 …

A world’s first in proton beam research

Added: 4 Feb 2021

Apologies for the newsletter misdirect if you were looking for Biophilic building for human resilie…

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…

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…

The physics of restoration

Sarah Lawton | Added: 1 May 2020

Art plays a significant part in modern society, and the art of restoration is crucial to safeguardi…

(A)I must insist

Added: 10 Feb 2020

In a data-rich research landscape – only a mix of man and machine will give us hope of extracting k…

Why we need a science of science

Added: 25 Nov 2019

At the launch of a new initiative to understand how research is funded, practiced and evaluated, Pr…

Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em think…

Added: 11 Nov 2019

The Ig Nobel awards ceremony is a highlight of the scientific calendar with its celebration of unco…

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…

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…

Terraforming Mars: A giant leap too far?

Added: 17 Jun 2019

SpaceX plans to send humans to Mars by 2024 and establish a Martian city by 2050 but how plausible …

Opening science or narrowing its base?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Apr 2019

It may carry laudable ambition, but will Plan S damage science? From 2020, the scientific publishin…

The quest to go quantum

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Apr 2019

Dotted around the UK, scientists are slowly but surely turning quantum research into commercial pro…

Future Circular Collider: Is it worth it?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Mar 2019

Earlier this year CERN announced the Future Circular Collider study aiming to build on the success …

Future Circular Collider: What is it?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Mar 2019

Earlier this year CERN announced the Future Circular Collider study aiming to build on the success …

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…

Two beams are better than one

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Dec 2018

As neutron crystallography advances it is becoming a powerful scientific tool, but will it replace …