Delivering impact to support AIDS research

博客 - LGC is helping to ensure that research into a cure for HIV is based on sound fundamental measurements.

World Immunization Week 2018: Why and how #VaccinesWork

博客 - Vaccines are a relatively modern tool, with the world's fist successful vaccine being developed in 1976 for smallpox.  Numbers show that when vaccinations steadily increase, rates of death from diseases like measles and polio were vastly reduced.

What makes a good LC-MS/MS bioassay?

博客 - There are many pitfalls that await even experienced scientists developing and validating, for example, a new bioassay. However, with experience and knowing what pitfalls to look out for, these issues don’t need to stand in the way of producing a robust bioassay. 

Rediscovering the lost soldiers of Fromelles

博客 - Our specialist DNA team have worked with the Australian and British governments, as well as the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to help identify these soldiers using the most current DNA methods. 

Creating windows of opportunity

博客 - Throughout March, our employees have been sharing their experiences and promoting opportunities within LGC that they have found helpful.

The women of LGC

博客 - March was Women's History Month, which also saw the celebration of International Women's Day on 8 March, and LGC’s own history is full of brave and brilliant women, trailblazing the way forward for others like them.

Helping athletes stay safe and clean with Informed Sport

博客 - The sport industry’s top priority should be to protect these athletes and their health and integrity, which is why transparency and certification programmes like Informed Sport are so important.

The importance of iodine - are you drinking enough milk?

博客 - In pregnant women and infants iodine is of particular importance as it plays a critical role in brain development. The primary sources of iodine for most people are milk and dairy products but due to increases in dairy intolerance and changes in diet, milk-products are being increasingly substituted for non-milk alternatives.

Five brilliant scientific breakthroughs for British Science Week

博客 - British Science Weeks begins on the 9th March and this year’s theme is ‘Exploration & Discovery’, which encompasses the spirit of scientific enquiry. The week is a ten day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

Are apprenticeships the future for science?

博客 - Apprenticeships provide an alternative to young people who either don’t wish to or are unable to attend university, and in some cases, they can complement university studies. And evidence shows that they work.