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How green is your science? The race to make laboratories sustainable


While scientific research is critical to understanding the surrounding world, its resource intensity is also damaging to it. As science grows, what actions can we take to move to a more sustainable model of science and research — one that is more reproducible, eco-friendly and cost-effective?

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The author would like to thank J. Marshall-Cook, Head of Sustainability Programmes at University College London.

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Farley, M. How green is your science? The race to make laboratories sustainable. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 23, 517 (2022).

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