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Game Theory: The New Science

Added: 1 Nov 2019

Games have never been more popular and in their column Dr Louise Robinson and Dr Ian Turner, take u…

Pushing the lithium-ion limit

Added: 29 Oct 2019

As the global demand for consumer electronics, electric cars and renewable energy rise, the need fo…

The great lab writing challenge

Added: 23 Oct 2019

When the lab manager points your way and asks for some technical writing it can be daunting, but fe…

The power of imaging everything in the lab

Added: 18 Oct 2019

Snapping pictures in the lab is more than just posting selfies on social media, says Dr Matthew Par…

A productive year, but there is more to do

Added: 11 Oct 2019

It has been a productive year for CaSE. 

Fool's game

Added: 7 Oct 2019

I am going to do it again... it’ll make a fool of me, I’m sure of it, but I am going to talk about …

Game Theory: Bone Wars

Added: 23 Sep 2019

Games have never been more popular and in their column Dr Louise Robinson and Dr Ian Turner, take u…

Singing the praises of odd numbers

Added: 23 Sep 2019

Annoy peer reviewers and create an inclusive numerical policy? It’s a win win for Dr Matthew Partri…

Too much monkey business?

Added: 16 Sep 2019

Despite the fantastic work going on in animal-replacement technologies and method development, why …

The state of forensic science

Added: 16 Sep 2019

A House of Lords report highlights the lack of spending on forensic science in England and Wales, w…

The good, the bad and the brexit

Added: 16 Sep 2019

The new Government has been in place for only a few weeks now and in that time, we’ve already had a…

Celebrating the improbable

Added: 13 Sep 2019

Another year, another heart-warming evening commemorating the silly, unusual and often random side …

Are you ready for show time?

Added: 9 Sep 2019

Once again we are delighted to have partnered with the Lab Innovations show – and we want you to be…

Ghost of science future

Added: 2 Sep 2019

Well, here we are. Four months from the completion of the second decade in the third millennium.

Going viral

Added: 28 Aug 2019

Foodborne viruses present a major challenge to the safety of a range of foods including ready–to–ea…

You are never too successful for lunch

Added: 12 Aug 2019

Everyone knows that the fulcrum around which a successful lab swings is, of course, lunch. But what…

Advancing a technical career

Added: 12 Aug 2019

Is your team motivated, professional, adaptable, connected, and competent?

Brexit: No-deal is a bad deal for UK science

Added: 9 Aug 2019

In a video livestreamed from his desk at Downing Street on Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson a…

Game Theory: Linkage

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Games have never been more popular and in their column the newest recruits to the Lab News team, Dr…

Reproducibility crisis

Added: 23 Jul 2019

Inadequate reporting, variability in reagents and the pressure to publish all contribute to the rep…