Wet Lab

Which Office Buildings are Best Suited for Conversion to Life Science/Laboratory Use?

In this Formaspace report, we look at the high demand for new life science/laboratory space in the US regional biohubs.

Industrial Facilities

How to Find the Goldilocks Buildings that Make the Best Office-to-Residential Conversions

Read more about what opportunities the experts in the property market see for converting existing spaces into new uses.

Makerspace

Architects, Designers, and Space Planners Use Universal Design Principles to Benefit Everyone, Not Just Differently-Abled People

Find out how the seven principles of Universal Design can help make the lives of everyone better, not just the differently-abled.

Healthcare

The Clever Design of the Portable Surgical Bubble that Can Save Lives in the Field

Learn more about SurgiBox, a compact, portable, inflatable surgical environment for individual patients who need urgent care in the field.

Wet Lab

Will Human Pluripotent Stem Cell (hPSC) Therapy Offer New Hope for Parkinson’s Disease Patients?

Learn how using hPSC to replace the damaged neural networks in the brains of Parkinson’s patients can reduce the symptoms of the disease.

Wet Lab

Can Laboratory Research Protect Us from Invasive Species and Tropical Diseases?

Find out more about the emerging medical and environmental threats, such as leprosy, malaria, and the new invasive species.

Wet Lab

Upcoming Changes to the NIH Laboratory Design Requirement Manual (DRM)

Find out more about the key changes to the upcoming 2023 edition of the NIH Laboratory Design Requirements Manual?

Healthcare

Investigating if Aspartame Sweetener is a Possible Carcinogen

Learn why the UN IARC/JECFA committee classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans and what it means.

Wet Lab

Expanding the Human Genome to Include Underrepresented Populations around the World

Find out what are the key reasons we need to broaden the sample size of the original map of human DNA created by the Human Genome Project.

Industry News

AI-based Machine Learning Tools Pinpoint New Sources of Lithium Mineral Deposits in the US

Find out how to speed up the development of domestic lithium mining and production operations to support the growing energy storage industry.

Wet Lab

Post Surgery Drug Therapy Increases Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 5-Year Survival Rate to 88%

Read about the study that shows Osimertinib can help increase 5-year post-surgery survival rate for patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancel.

Industrial Facilities

Clinical Testing Laboratories Track Rise in Work Accidents among Cannabis Users

Read more about the latest workplace safety data and recommend steps employers can take to create a safer, more productive place to work.

Formaspace News

Key Trend at the 2023 Laboratory Design Conference: Converting Existing Spaces into First-Class Lab Facilities

Find out the key trends from the conference: converting, repurposing, and renovating existing spaces into first-class laboratory facilities.

Wet Lab

Will the New Anti-Malaria Vaccine Campaigns in Africa Stop the Spread of the Disease?

We look at the science behind the newly approved Oxford University R21/Matrix-M vaccine, which can prevent over 75% of new malaria infections.

Healthcare

Can We Win the War Against Drug-Resistant Fungal Infections?

Find out more about the interaction between the number of fungal outbreaks and the antifungal treatments in development to control them.

Healthcare

Will Healthcare Be Blindsided by the Return of Ancient Pathogens?

Find out about consequences for human, plant, and animal health as ancient bacteria and virus pathogens are released into the environment.

Wet Lab

EPA Proposes New PFAS Water Testing Regulations

Find out how the EPA plans to regulate PFAS contamination in drinking water, and bring water utility systems into compliance.

Healthcare

Will Lower-Cost Genomic Sequencing Machines Help Make Personalized Medicine a Reality?

Find out how reduced costs could expand the use of genomic sequencing in research and clinical testing laboratories.

Healthcare

Cart T-Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for Treating Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Patients

New advances in CAR T-cell treatment have demonstrated a successful approach for long-term remission of lupus –or even a permanent cure.

Healthcare

New Advances in Veterinary Vaccine Development and Disease Control

Find out about the exciting new research and development advances in the field of veterinary science and disease control.