In profile

  • ‘I taught my local restaurant how to make noodles’

  • Maki Kawai: 'Researchers in Japan should speak English'

  • 'I used to have a golden Rolls Royce...'

  • 'I feel like a chemical Peter Pan'

  • Malika Jeffries-EL: Pineapple does not belong on pizza!

  • 'Beyoncé's assistant helped me star on The Big Bang Theory...'

  • In situ with Tomas Lindahl

  • Kurt Wüthrich: Nobel prize-winning footballer

  • 'You'd be surprised about my taste in music!'

  • Frances Arnold: 'I wanted to become an engineer of the biological world'

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Faculty mindset affects racial achievement gap in Stem subjects


Racial performance gap is twice as large in Stem classes taught by professors who believe intelligence is inherent and can’t be changed

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So, your colleague said something racist...


James Watson’s lab mates should not be blamed for his offensive views

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Strength through diversity

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Why people should be at the heart of a forward-thinking contract research organisation

Sarah Abdelmassih, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Breaking the stigma around speech disorders

By Martina Hestericová

The battle for three scientists to find their voice

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Test your knowledge

We have teamed up with JMP to develop a series of quizzes, testing your knowledge of experimental design and statistics

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Think you know about experimentation?

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Should I help make fullerenes if people are going to eat them?

The ethics of getting involved in products with unproven claims

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Rogue Chinese scientist to be punished for creation of first gene-edited humans

Investigation uncovers forged ethical approval documents

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Gene-editing put in the spotlight

What now after a rogue geneticist has created the first genetically modified humans?


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The dangers of dimethylmercury

Looking back at how the death of Karen Wetterhahn changed lab safety

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On the spot: a big spill

What would you do if faced with a 5000-litre solvent spill?

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How to reinvent the lab coat

Is it time to ditch the white coats for a more modern look?

On the spot

  • On the spot: warming fire

  • On the spot: a question of authorship

  • On the spot: boil and bubble

  • On the spot: breathe easy