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Game Theory: Viral

Added: 27 Nov 2023

Turner and Robinson embrace their dark side in Viral to play the bad guys.

One indivisible truth?

Added: 27 Nov 2023

The European Medicines Agency’s vision of a single source of truth for clinical trial information f…

Lab Babble: Swan’s Goosey gander

Added: 20 Nov 2023

Success is never guaranteed, we need to reward doggedness and chance, Russ Swan reminds us.

Sound of the City

Added: 14 Nov 2023

Government hopes to drive UK growth through the life sciences depend upon commercial as well as pub…

Achieving an animal free IHC

Added: 13 Nov 2023

With alternative technologies available, we should be seeking antibody alternatives that avoid the …

Building scientific communities

Added: 6 Nov 2023

The pandemic delivered a temporary setback to the face-to-face conference but spurred interest in h… Drilling down – or boring?

Added: 30 Oct 2023

If you find a subject dull, time to shoot the messenger, says Matthew Partridge.

Walking the talk

Added: 30 Oct 2023

It’s easy to sign up to greener practice in principle but how do life sciences firms prove they del…

Lab Innovations 2023: sustainable solvent selection

Added: 9 Oct 2023

While much discussion around sustainability has focused on the energy efficiency of instruments and…

Agents of change

Added: 9 Oct 2023

We have previously focused on the importance of diagnostic collaboration in combating TB. This time…

The root of it

Added: 2 Oct 2023

Seaweed is an intrinsic part of our existence on this planet and it could just be the very thing th…

Outsmarting contaminants

Added: 25 Sep 2023

Time-consuming off-site manual testing is being supplanted in many areas by faster and greater capa…

Making a meal of it

Added: 18 Sep 2023

Insect farming’s potential value to the future of food supply has been well documented. As ever, th…

A lighter approach

Added: 18 Sep 2023

The drive to achieve sustainable laboratories affects all areas of operation. After the more obviou…

Informed consent: Maximising compliance and minimising risk

Added: 12 Sep 2023

While the principle of participant consent is better appreciated in clinical research today than in…

Water, the source of (lab) life

Added: 11 Sep 2023

When it comes to laboratory liquid, there’s just nothing that can top the peerless H20, argues Matt…

Game Theory: Ocean Pods

Added: 4 Sep 2023

Leicestershire-based Molinarius Games has a water focus. So how does its Ocean Pods board game meas…

Cycling to zero

Added: 4 Sep 2023

Images of workplace pollution and waste usually focus on heavy industry but ignore the sizeable con…

Van Leeuwenhoek's rich legacy endures three centuries on

Added: 24 Aug 2023

He may have been a late starter in the field with which his name is indelibly associated but Antony…

Look beyond the Horizon

Added: 3 Aug 2023

While many scientists are keen to see the UK back in the Horizon Europe programme, Professor Brian …