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Stardust in our DNA - our journey through time and space

Added: 9 Jul 2021

Applying her natural curiosity and the input from a very impressive contact list of experts, rising…

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 …

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 …

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 …

Unleashing the power of digital image analysis

Added: 1 Mar 2021

The practice of image analysis has been evolving for years, but the UK’s lockdown has hit fast-forw…

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…

Biophilic building for human resilience and pandemic prevention

Added: 15 Feb 2021

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

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…

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…

Botanical biodiversity banked: Happy anniversary MSBKew

Added: 24 Nov 2020

Kew Gardens is a magical destination, delighting tourists young and old with its enormous tress, be…

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…

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 …

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…

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A UK-wide prohibition on the use of plastic microbeads in some cosmetic and personal care products …