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The agile response

Added: 14 Nov 2022

Sustainable lab practice allied to uncompromising quality and safety standards are vital for the op…

View from the business end

Added: 7 Nov 2022

Tim Doggett explains the importance of sustainability for modern laboratories in terms of the wider…

Lab 2050: Four pillars of transformation

Added: 7 Nov 2022

To prepare for the laboratory of the future we must ask, decades ahead, how it will look? Pistoia A…

Lab Awards finalists named

Added: 26 Oct 2022

Finalists have been announced for the Lab Awards – hosted by Lab Innovations in partnership with La…

How can AI advance laboratory research?

Added: 21 Oct 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making waves across industries, and laboratory research may be the …

Simulated trials for better real-world outcomes

Added: 10 Oct 2022

Improvements in technology, as well as data capture and analysis have increased the effectiveness o…

Reproducibility’s new rule of three

Added: 3 Oct 2022

Could multiplexing offer the way around one of science’s great conundrums? Russ Swan contemplates.

The OOC alternative

Added: 28 Aug 2022

Microphysiological systems can be employed with the aim of providing a more accurate replication of…

Healthcare must learn from experience to combat global challenges for patients’ sake

Added: 22 Aug 2022

With nearly one in 20 of global drug trials affected by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, it’s essential…

Disruptors: how Cloud tech is reshaping the laboratory

Added: 22 Aug 2022

Technological transformation is driving change in the modern lab as Cloud-based systems, automation…

Setting up a philanthropic genomic testing marketplace

Added: 10 Jul 2022

Mike Hudson tells the story of how one not-for-profit has helped UK Covid testing laboratories and …

Portable spectroscopy: Taking the spectrometer to the sample

Added: 10 Jul 2022

There are times when it just isn’t efficient enough to send samples to the lab for testing. Richard…

Understanding viral morphologies with next-generation cryo-EM

Added: 26 Jun 2022

With diverse morphologies, our understanding of Archaeal viruses remains scant. Here, Prof Edward H…

Five-letter words for research: ‘trial’ and ‘error’

Added: 31 May 2022

You now have six attempts to guess the craze that has hooked Dr Matthew Partridge as he envisages a…

Winning collaboration for LIMS implementation

Added: 11 May 2022

Under pressure to safeguard its incoming student body from COVID-19, The University of Nottingham n…

When more knowledge does not equal more complexity

Added: 9 May 2022

In a world saturated with information, Dr Diane Turner discusses how more in-depth learning about a…

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…

The voice of the empowered patient is on the rise

Added: 22 Apr 2022

Industry experts agree that patient-centricity should be the overriding aim of global life science …

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…

A researcher’s guide to intermittent research

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Under the continued cosh of COVID, Dr Matthew Partridge considers the impact of constant interrupti…