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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.

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…

Quantum of challenge

Added: 16 Oct 2023

Its market value will soon be measured in billions, yet quantum computing has yet to reach a market…

Lab Innovations 2023: sustainable solvent selection

Added: 9 Oct 2023

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

Material concerns

Added: 2 Oct 2023

After the Titan tragedy, Russ Swan calls for more science, less reckless conjecture.

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…

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…

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 …

Ditch the manual

Added: 16 Jul 2023

Digitalisation and automation are about people as much as technology, emphasises Divya Vijay Prathe…

Lab Babble: Today’s fact, tomorrow’s retract

Added: 10 Jul 2023

You can withdraw a discredited paper, but the long tail of citations lingers on and on, cautions Ru…

Sponsored Feature: Culturing Innovation with Don Whitley Scientific

Added: 6 Jul 2023

‘Culturing innovation’ is the message being shared by Don Whitley Scientific (DWS), a company proud…

Now you see it

Added: 3 Jul 2023

As an explanation for the unexplainable, magic frequently has the edge on science, says Matthew Par…

Time to get VOCal

Added: 3 Jul 2023

We rightly pay attention to CO₂ and methane, says Chang Foo, but more consideration is needed of th…

Multi-tasked, ultrafast and kinder

Added: 26 Jun 2023

Ongoing technological advances to high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) are contributing to…

Leading ex-sample

Added: 22 May 2023

Liverpool University spin-out ReNewVax’s goal of creating the first universal pneumococcus vaccine …