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The promise of COVID-19 surveillance through wastewater testing

Added: 22 Dec 2021

Pandemic modelling data can be gathered through mass testing by monitoring viral RNA levels in wast…

Catherine Noakes and the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE)

Added: 14 Dec 2021

As part of a collaborative group of six British expert scientists, Catherine Noakes will join Jonat…

Sharon Peacock and the COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK)

Added: 14 Dec 2021

As part of our 2021 Royal Institutions Christmas Lecture coverage, we ask Sharon Peacock how discov…

Monitoring: The key to vaccine production and distribution safety

Added: 2 Dec 2021

Manufacturing of any vaccine is a complex process that requires consistent monitoring to ensure eff…

Quest to control our genes by the power of thought

Added: 22 Nov 2021

The power to control living cells by treating molecules as switches or transistors has been establi…

Pandemic accelerates automation in the lab sector

Added: 15 Oct 2021

Laboratories are just one of the many businesses that were forced to adapt operations because of th…

COVID-19: Testing times for laboratories

Added: 7 May 2021

Following what may have felt like a slow uptake of voluntary third-party laboratory testing support…

Delving deeper into AI and blockchain for healthcare and life sciences

Added: 16 Apr 2021

We are all becoming used to hearing about AI and blockchain, two technology trends that go hand in …

Bioluminescence: a life study of ocean light

Added: 30 Mar 2021

Bioluminescence is visually magical and has inspired many scientists to dive deep to discover its s…

To improve reproducibility; look first to pipetting

Added: 4 Jan 2021

With years of experience and expertise with pipettes, Gustavo Chavarria outlines pipetting factors …

Developing the next-generation genomics toolkit

Added: 21 Sep 2020

Bob Daber from Genosity and Michael Wong from EPAM unveil the secrets behind the Integrated Genomic…

Can efficiency and sustainability coexist?

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Allison Paradise, CEO of My Green lab, a non-profit organization and Marc Boreham vice president an…

A question of reagents

Sarah Lawton | Added: 1 May 2020

At the time of writing, more than 1.3M people have been infected and more than 72,600 deaths have b…

Good science communication is vital

Added: 28 Apr 2020

There is no more important time to get science communication right than during a pandemic. But, say…

Curbing our animal instinct

Added: 10 Mar 2020

Amy Beale, Scientific Liaison Officer at independent charity FRAME explains the importance of educa…

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Added: 19 Aug 2019

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be h…

Just play the game

Added: 10 Jun 2019

Games have never been more popular – but can they really help in the teaching of science? You bet y…

Therapeutics LIVE!

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 May 2018

It has access to the largest surface area of the body, alters drugs before they even enter the bloo…

Antibody crisis: Order from chaos

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Nov 2016

As we slowly come to terms with the damage caused by the antibody validation crisis – there is hope…

Our greatest achievement or our biggest mistake?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 25 Oct 2016

Artificial intelligence carries as many risks as benefits, especially when it comes to military use…