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How Are Mobile Apps Improving Diagnosis?

Added: 28 Jan 2021

People frequently use mobile apps in their personal and work lives, letting those applications give…

Antibiotic resistance may spread even more easily than expected

Added: 27 Jan 2021

Pathogenic bacteria in humans are developing resistance to antibiotics much faster than expected. N…

Love life, love remote working: applying biophilic principles to your home office

Added: 27 Jan 2021

Derived in 1964 by the social psychologist Erich Fromm, ‘biophilia’ means to love life. Here, archi…

A Christmas story for Resusci Annie

Added: 14 Dec 2020

After more than a hundred years, the girl who seems always to be unresponsive to either voice or pa…

Unlocking the full potential of core cell and gene therapy equipment

Added: 10 Dec 2020

Maximising the value and capabilities of laboratory equipment is key to success when it comes to ce…

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…

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…

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…

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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The new EU GMP Annex I guidelines will require sterile product manufacturers to …

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…

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…

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…

Re-purposing familiar drugs to defend against COVID 19

Sarah Lawton | Added: 15 May 2020

By Dermot Martin

Drugs with a successful track record against rare diseases occasionally show posi…

What’s your poison?

Sarah Lawton | Added: 11 May 2020

Why are so many drugs derived from natural sources on the market to treat human disease? Venom-mast…

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 …