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

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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). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41580-022-00505-7

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