Can laboratories curb their addiction to plastic?

Research scientists have largely gone unnoticed as major users of unrecyclable material. Now some universities are helping them kick the habitScientific research is a largely ignored consumer of single-use plastics, with the biomedical sciences a parti…

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What hypocrisy, I think guiltily, as I jet off to academic conferences far and wide | Jonathan Wolff

We must apply the three Rs to plane travel: replace if possible, reduce to the essential, and refine to make it worthwhileWhat did you do on global climate protest day, Daddy?”“I was in the city centre, and joined the protest for a while. But I had to …

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