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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…

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…

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…

Glycoproteomics: a new era in biomarkers

Added: 6 Aug 2021

Klaus Lindpaintner takes us on a journey of discovery, automation and scale-up that has applied AI …

Shipping biologicals - the journey of human tissue samples

Added: 29 Jul 2021

Medical research relies on routine and specialist biological samples which must be handled with gre…

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…

A CRISPECTOR calls with fresh insight to gene editing errors

Added: 5 Jul 2021

An Israeli research team claims new software can detect unintended consequences of gene editing. He…

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…

Can immune cell-based therapies become mainstream in oncology?

Added: 20 May 2021

Can gene editing technology help transition cell-based therapies to solid tumours? Here, Jonathan F…

Machine learning to predict demand

Added: 14 May 2021

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

Redefining ‘druggability’ with multi-modal target ID screening

Added: 7 May 2021

As drug discovery demands ever closer analysis to ensure quality and validation of drug targets, Dr…

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.…

Microbial lipoxygenases: a next target against antibiotic resistance?

Added: 15 Mar 2021

Russian researchers Georgy Kurakin, Anna Samoukina and Nadezhda Potapova use bioinformatics to unco…

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 …

Resistance is rarely futile - reinvigorating the AMR ecosystem

Added: 5 Mar 2021

Might we defeat our oldest enemy in fighting one of the newest? Peter Jackson looks at how lessons …