Mike Pompeo says Biden administration should push China to allow scientists to inspect labs

Mike Pompeo says Biden administration should push China to allow scientists to inspect labs where viruses are being researched or face ‘real risk’ of another global pandemic Pompeo claimed the State Department had ‘highly vetted’ info that pointed to ‘significant evidence’ that the virus came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology The former Secretary of … Read more

Rocket Labs CEO pushes forward with plans to ‘bring down the cost of space travel’

The commercial space sector is becoming one of the fastest growing industries, and startup RocketLab is standing out as a major player in the burgeoning sector. Founder, CEO and CTO of Rocket Lab, Peter Beck, originally set up the firm with the goal of bringing down the cost of getting small satellites into space and … Read more

Colombian military raids labs where guerrilla group produced up to $4B in cocaine

Moment Colombian military raids two secret jungle labs where the country’s largest guerrilla group produced up to $4 billion a year in cocaine that was shipped off to El Chapo’s old cartel Colombia’s Attorney General’s Office announced Saturday the discovery of two secret labs where the National Liberation Army produced cocaine Military soldiers and intelligence … Read more

Science: UK labs get £213 million government investment to help tackle infectious diseases and more

Labs across the UK are to be upgraded to help tackle infectious diseases, cut greenhouse emissions and more — thanks to a £213 million government investment. The support — part of the British government‘s wider ‘Research & Development Roadmap’ — was announced yesterday by Science Minister Amanda Solloway. It will give British scientists access to facilities including … Read more

UK’s virus sequencing labs haven’t detected any cases in a fortnight of South African strain

No new cases of the South African Covid variant have been spotted in Britain over the past fortnight, in a glimmer of hope that the highly-contagious mutation has not yet taken root in the country.  Two infections with the mutant form of Covid had been identified on British soil by December 23, Health Secretary Matt … Read more

Sir Paul Nurses urges ministers to invest in ‘small ship’ labs to save UK’s chaotic testing system

A top scientist has accused ministers of neglecting small laboratories that could save Britain’s chaotic testing system from collapse – as Labour called for Health Secretary Matt Hancock to resign over a swabbing bungle that saw thousands of cases missed. The Government is staring down the barrel of catastrophe as infections continue to spike and officials struggle … Read more

I survived Pete Evans’ new Evolve Health Labs clinic in Byron Bay: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy review

Pete Evans’ new Evolve Health Labs has been the source of immense speculation, and derision, before it even opened its doors.  During my recent trip to Byron Bay, I visited Pete’s new facility located in the Habitat Lifestyle Precinct on Bayshore Drive.   The brand new clinic has a cryotherapy chamber, a hyperbaric treatment chamber, a … Read more

Chaos in Britain’s Covid labs: Scientist lifts lid on government facilities

A leading scientist has today warned that Covid testing ‘is dying on its a**e’, as he said he was ‘appalled by what I saw’ at the Government’s testing labs.  Concerns have been raised about the Government’s seven ‘lighthouse labs’ and their ability to process results, due to shortages of staff and equipment.  Genomics scientist and inventor Phil … Read more

Government promises new labs as coronavirus testing slower than ever

A staggering 98 per cent of people taking home coronavirus tests do not get their result within 24 hours, data showed today as Boris Johnson’s target of turning all tests around within a day slips further out of reach. The home test kits are the second most used testing route but also the slowest, statistics reveal … Read more

Boris Jonson seeks experts to staff his Covid-19 testing labs

Boris Johnson pleads with universities to send him 400 ‘technicians, post-docs or graduate students’ to man new coronavavirus testing mega-labs and save the system from collapse Boris Johnson wants university boffins to staff his planned covid testing labs  The PM is seeking the ‘urgent support’ of 50 universities and medical schools  Thousands of Britons have … Read more