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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…

Understanding SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins in vaccines

Added: 13 Sep 2021

The SARS-CoV-2 virus uses complex glycan sugars to hide from the immune system. Tasked with product…

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 …

Inhouse genetic analysis

Added: 7 Jan 2021

Here, Dr Philip Hargreaves (business development) and Gabriela Saldanha (product management) discus…

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…

Encapsulating the COVID-19 vaccine race: the investor

Added: 27 Jul 2020

Having worked with Stabilitech in various capacities over the past decade, Colin Maltby, Director o…

Encapsulating the COVID-19 vaccine race: the developer

Added: 27 Jul 2020

Since January, weekends have been a thing of the past for Chairman Wayne Channon and his colleagues…

Reading the immune system

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 14 Feb 2019

It is a combination of academia and industry which is helping Aleksandr Kovaltsuk read the logbook …

A distinctly combinatorial approach

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 12 Feb 2018

As energy costs go up, will we be able to leverage the power of the sun to produce chemicals? Meet …

A right royal success

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 6 Mar 2017

Following a fellowship award from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, Alice Hagan set …

Going with the flow for medicine assembly line

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 15 Apr 2015

Kerry Gilmore tells us how he is planning to revolutionise the individual batch approach to drug pr…

The miracle of science – but why can’t you cure my cold!

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 17 Sep 2014

In this section we invite our reader to tell us about their work, lives and scientific passions. He…

Ice bucket challenge...will it help?

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 27 Aug 2014

Iain Moal offers his take on the Ice Bucket Challenge!--more-- The ALS ice bucket challenge, a cam…

Harnessing the power of plants with Professor George Lomonossoff

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 1 Jun 2012

Nature can provide the starting point for many drugs, pharmaceuticals and vaccines – and plants are…

Dating agency for scientists - not quite says Andrew McElroy

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 2 Apr 2012

A kind of dating agency for scientists; The Research Network at Discovery Park aim to find the righ…

Diamond's always different for Claire Pizzey

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 1 Nov 2010

No two days are ever the same at Diamond – the UK’s synchrotron light facility. Laboratory News cau…