Science

Disease in the trenches

To mark 100 years since the First World War came to a close, we look at the conditions in the trenches and hear from the diaries and letters of those who endured the horrific conflict.

Managing uncertainty in andrology

With andrology gaining more prominence as a discipline, David Sanders talks through the pre-examination process.

Effectiveness of POCT

Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences Paul Waller questions some of the assumptions made about point-of-care testing.

24/7 laboratory service

With round-the-clock working becoming the norm in the NHS, Training Officer Chika K Eze looks at its potential impact for pathology departments.

The genetic basis of Alzheimer's

After he was awarded another illustrious prize for his Alzheimer’s disease research, we speak to Professor John Hardy about his work.

Sponsored: Using PCR to Diagnose Aspergillus: A Change in Clinical Practice

Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is a life-threatening Invasive Fungal Disease (IFD) affecting immunocompromised patients.

The big question: ignorance

Are we ignorant about our own health?

Seeking a universal cancer test

Could a new blood test for cancer revolutionise screening? Cristian Tomasetti explains his team’s breakthrough and considers the future implications.

Do scientists undervalue transferable skills?

Three people voice their opinions on skillsets.

My lab: andrology

Specialist Biomedical Scientist Laura Kiely gives a tour of her lab in a reproductive medicine unit in Manchester.

My lab: rare and imported pathogens

Laboratory Manager Barry Gibney gives a guided tour of his Public Health England laboratory at Porton Down.

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