Under the Microscope: what are DNA, RNA, and proteins?

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Under the Microscope: what are DNA, RNA, and proteins?

August 28, 2020 by Michael Weiner

What are DNA, RNA, and proteins? “Well, that’s easy,” you may be thinking. “DNA is made from four bases, is in the shape of a right-handed double helix,...

Under the Microscope: A Journey Beyond the Lab

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Under the Microscope: A Journey Beyond the Lab

August 11, 2020 by Michael Weiner

The aim of “Under the Microscope” is to take you on a journey beyond the lab. Discover more in this introduction.

Twitter for academics: five reasons to tweet your next paper or preprint.

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Twitter for academics: five reasons to tweet your next paper or preprint.

July 7, 2020 by Katya Mameishvili

With approximately 2.5 million new scientific articles published every year, researchers need to find the right ways to ensure their work gets noticed. Among other platforms for sharing...

Professional development to go alongside your research

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Professional development to go alongside your research

May 12, 2020 by Katya Mameishvili

As a scientist, you focus on your research and often spend a significant portion of your time performing experiments in the lab. If you are a hard-core experimentalist,...

Bring the magic of science into your home

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Bring the magic of science into your home

May 6, 2020 by Joanna Patterson-Cross

Bring the magic of science into your home with our compilation of easy experiments that you can perform with children. Science is a wonderful paradox of knowledge and...

Adapt to Working from Home: our Tipbox tips

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Adapt to Working from Home: our Tipbox tips

April 23, 2020 by Joanna Patterson-Cross

Many people rarely work from home. Therefore, it can be quite a change to be suddenly told to leave the comforts of the bench or office to work...

Seven inspiring women in science you may never have heard of

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Seven inspiring women in science you may never have heard of

April 20, 2020 by Katya Mameishvili

As March is Women’s History Month, we would like to celebrate it by sharing seven stories of incredible female scientists. We all know about such giants of science...

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