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Scents-ibly sustainable

Added: 8 Jan 2024

Rather than plundering scarce natural resources, Glasgow University scientists Hua Wang and Sofia S…

Outsmarting contaminants

Added: 25 Sep 2023

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

eDNA and metabarcoding for monitoring biodiversity

Added: 18 Jul 2022

As the impact of anthropogenic change on environmental biodiversity becomes an increasingly pressin…

Improving contract lab efficiency and productivity through automation

Added: 29 Apr 2022

As demand for outsourced microbiological testing to assure the food value chain increases, contract…

New antibiotic assessment mechanism to procure drugs to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Added: 20 Apr 2022

One of the UK’s leading infectious disease biotech companies has lauded the conclusions of a projec…

ED&I in the UK Life Science Industry

Added: 18 Mar 2022

Research into the matter of equity, diversity & inclusion (ED&I) in the UK Life Science Industry wa…

Award winner: Partnership and sustainability win emerging technology award

Added: 16 Feb 2022

As we begin to look forward to the inaugural Lab South spin out event, Lab Innovation’s ‘Most impac…

Estimate your probability of success with Bayesian statistics

Added: 18 Jan 2022

Don’t settle for approximations, make smart, risk-based economic decisions. Bruno Boulanger explain…

Accelerating R&D innovation in 2022 and beyond

Added: 3 Jan 2022

Accounting for pandemic drivers and a general acceptance that a return to pre-pandemic business hab…

A Million to One: Bridging the biomarker chasm from discovery to the clinic

Added: 21 Dec 2021

With so much research being published on biomarkers, yet so few companion diagnostic devices being …

Shaking up the lab of the future

Added: 15 Dec 2021

From testing and drug discovery to vaccine rollout, collaboration and open innovation have been vit…

Wheat field trial heralds UK acceptance of gene edited crops

Added: 13 Oct 2021

Post Brexit, the UK is free to make its own decisions around genetic editing of food crops based on…

Scientists urge swift action to prepare for next pandemic: calls for an Advanced Information System

Added: 7 Apr 2021

An international team of researchers led by Wladek Minor, a University of Virginia School of Medici…

“Let’s not wait another 100 years to collaborate” appeals President of The Pistoia Alliance

Added: 16 Feb 2021

The breakthroughs in vaccine development that have been achieved in just ten months clearly demonst…

Bright future for multitasking CRISPR as it tackles complex diseases and COVID

Added: 29 Jan 2021

In these pseudo-dystopian days of unprecedented pandemic. white-coated men and women in labs all ov…

Streamlining critical workflows

Added: 4 Jan 2021

Research technician, Yvette Hoade, explains how electronic pipettes and pipetting robots help speed…

Can cobots help us reach COVID test targets?

Added: 28 Oct 2020

Could laboratory test automation with collaborative robots (cobots) be the answer to help 'Operatio…

Robots support growth in Medical, Pharmaceutical and Lifesciences sectors

Added: 15 Oct 2020

Mechatronics solutions expert, Simon Jenkins, highlights just one of the areas where robots are now…

Reflections on the CRISPR journey from conception to Nobel Prize and beyond...

Added: 14 Oct 2020

Our very own CRISPR specialist, Dermot Martin, muses on this year’s historic decision to award the …

Fast-tracking nanovaccines to fight coronavirus

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Today, there are more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines in the race to mitigate the virus.1-3 Some of thes…