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Clutching at straws: the science of spill prevention

It doesn't take a genius to know that if you knock a glass of water on its side, the liquid will spill out. However, if you happened to be drinking your water through a...

Lab equipment 20 January, 2017

Does industry funding sway opinion?

When it comes to laboratory research the degree of required disclosure is relatively transparent, but some local scientists have been looking at the way industry funding...

Lab business 19 January, 2017

Matching evolutionary adaptation to selection pressures

At first glance, many evolutionary adaptations appear to be unfavourable. However, a closer look at sickle cell disease and other adaptations reveals that in some cases...

Life Scientist 17 January, 2017

Fish in space: a study in gravitational biology

Researchers from Tokyo Tech sent tiny Japanese rice fish to the International Space Station (ISS), where they were exposed to microgravity.

Analytical instrumentation 13 January, 2017

Ebola vaccine proves highly effective

An experimental Ebola vaccine has proven highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial conducted in Guinea.

Life Scientist 11 January, 2017

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Fish in space: a study in gravitational biology

Fish in space: a study in gravitational biology

Researchers from Tokyo Tech sent tiny Japanese rice fish to the International Space Station (ISS), where they were exposed to microgravity.

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Improving efficiency and safety in Australian labs

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Clutching at straws: the science of spill prevention

Clutching at straws: the science of spill prevention

It doesn't take a genius to know that if you knock a glass of water on its side, the liquid will spill out. However, if you happened to be...

Article 20 January, 2017
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