Using Epidemiology in Virology: Experiences From COVID-19
We spoke to two researchers about how they use insights in epidemiology to answer key questions about existing and emerging viruses.
The Pursuit of Global, Sustainable and Cooperative Open Science
Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn on her impressive contributions to science and society. She highlights early inspirations that cemented her love of science, elaborates on the research that led to her being co-awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, and explains why she is advocating for sustainable, cooperative and open science.
Understanding Single Cell Sequencing, How It Works and Its Applications
Single cell sequencing, while a relatively recent development, is opening doors in ours understanding of cell populations and tissues. This article explores how this technology works and what it tells us.
Scanning Probe Microscopy – Including Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy – Principles and Applications
In this article, we explore what scanning probe microscopy is, the different forms of the technique, strengths, limitations and applications.
qPCR Analysis, How a qPCR Machine Works and qPCR Protocol
In this article, we will consider how qPCR works, experimental requirements, data analysis and applications of the technique.
Ding Dong Merrily on AI: The British Neuroscience Association’s Christmas Symposium Explores the Future of Neuroscience and AI
A special Christmas symposium from the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) has reviewed the growing relationship between neuroscience and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. The online event featured talks from across the UK, which reviewed how AI has changed brain science and the many unrealized applications of what remains a nascent technology.
Existing and Emerging Lab 4.0 Technologies in 2021
In this article, we look to the technologies and innovations that will define the future of science.
Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, Principles and Applications
In this article, we explore atomic absorption spectroscopy, what is is, how it works, strengths and limitations and the areas in which the technique finds utility.
Emotional Intelligence: The Missing Link in Diabetes Treatment
As a group, people with diabetes are especially prone to substantial regimen adherence challenges. In this article, current diabetes management protocols are discussed and the potential of adopting personalized digital solutions is explored.
The Omicron Variant Highlights the Need for Smarter, Future-Proof Vaccine Design
Investment in vaccine science and technology development can provide us with the tools to respond to pathogens with pandemic potential. In this opinion article, Ariana Gomes discusses the use of AI for creating universal vaccines.