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Net zero rubber duck debugging

Added: 3 Jan 2022

Despite a total lack of green fingers, Dr Matthew Partridge argues that a plant is an essential res…

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 …

The QC lab – Connecting the digital landscape

Added: 20 Dec 2021

There is an almost universal need to combat the growing complexity of disjointed quality control ec…

Laboratories: sustainable design and operation

Added: 17 Dec 2021

Sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. Dr Manisha Kulkarni discusses why laboratory environme…

Rule Zero: Is this meeting really necessary?

Added: 16 Dec 2021

As the #greatresignation sweeps organisations into a new reality across the nation, Russ Swan discu…

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…

Good research has never been more important

Added: 3 Dec 2021

With scientific matters enjoying the media spotlight, Dr Frances Downey argues that the scientific …

IF AI = 1 THEN Partridge = 0

Added: 26 Nov 2021

Contemplating the potential for personal redundancy as a result of too much daydreaming, Dr Matthew…

Four challenges to overcome for AI to thrive in medical imaging

Added: 20 Oct 2021

With increased digitisation in medical clinics, comes increased reliance on AI-enabled tools to mor…

At last digital transformation is embraced by the healthcare industry

Added: 18 Oct 2021

The future of healthcare that we envision in 2040 will be a world apart from the current status quo…

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…

Adapting to growth in medical cannabis market

Added: 12 Oct 2021

In July 2021, proposals to liberalise the medicinal cannabis sector were put forward by UK governme…

Anticipating the smart laboratory

Added: 8 Oct 2021

Environments impact our behaviours and interactions with one another, and Nick Jones believes the s…

How to ‘go all Google’ - feeding time at the local laboratory

Added: 7 Oct 2021

With absolutely no ulterior motives… Fox’s Party Ring fan, Dr Matthew Partridge discusses the not-s…

What is AI’s role in the lab?

Added: 21 Sep 2021

In this article Gerald Law, one of this year’s exhibitors at Lab Innovations, evaluates the strengt…

Top 5 Questions to ask your Employer about Safe Workspaces

Added: 10 Sep 2021

Offices and laboratories are often close knit workspaces and as we have learnt that COVID-19 primar…

CHEMUK 2021 – bringing the UK Chemical industries back together this September

Added: 3 Sep 2021

Register NOW for your FREE entry badge PLUS receive latest CHEMUK exhibitor and programme news at c…

From Lab to market: Navigating venture capital in life sciences

Added: 31 Aug 2021

Venture capital (VC) is a vital form of funding for taking scientific ideas from lab to market, but…

3 Ingredients for Effective Pharmaceutical Cybersecurity

Added: 26 Aug 2021

The pharmaceutical industry faces growing pressure from cyber threats. Attacks on manufacturers and…

The one hundredth column from a heart-filled nerd

Added: 20 Aug 2021

Never doing anything by halves and much to the relief of friends, family, and this editor, Russ Swa…