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Kerry food hub

Kerry opens food innovation hub

Kerry Group has opened a €100m (£74m) global technology and innovation centre in Ireland.

Beth Thomas 23 Reactor Chemistry Engineer at EDF Energy

Girls 'not smart enough' for science

Almost a third (32%) of girls aged 11-16 do not think they are clever enough to become scientists, according to new research.

Amazon UK

Amazon UK to supply industry and labs

Amazon today launched an online industrial and scientific supply store in the UK, which it says will stock half a million products.

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The secret life of cells video

Instruments that can capture the covert processes within cells are bringing laboratory research into much sharper focus, writes Louisa Hearn.

Image analysis & microscopy

Editor's comment | Image analysis & microscopy web magazine weblink

We have launched the first issue in a new series of web magazines.

Mixed gender lab

Editor's comment | Those 'troublesome' female scientists...

Female scientists have been hitting back at Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt this week after he made sexist remarks while speaking at a conference in South Korea.

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The whitepaper focuses on how to minimise standard deviations

Minimising standard deviation downloadweblink

Retsch GmbH

A white paper published by Retsch Technology highlights how one of the greatest sources of error in analysis can be erradicated through correct sample preparation.  

Polymers are usually stabilised with additives

Extracting additives from polymers download

Anton Paar Ltd

Anton Paar has published an application report on the microwave-assisted extraction of additives from polymers.

Labtex has published a white paper on temperature control

Precise temperature control white paper downloadweblink


Labtex has published a white paper on temperature control, particularly relating to its Unistat temperature control systems.

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Malvern rheology toolkit part 2

Rheology toolkit #2: The importance of yield stress

The second part of Malvern Instruments’ rheology toolkit series takes an in-depth look at rheology in action and how yield stress can substantially impact the functionality and commercial value of a range of industrially significant fluids.

The latest PDF focuses on key analytical techniques

Labtalk and Cecil join forces downloadweblink

Cecil Instruments

Laboratorytalk has teamed up with Cecil Instruments, a UK based manufacturer of analytical products, to produce a series of resources focusing on key analytical techniques.

Cecil Electrochemical detector

Cecil unveils electrochemical detector weblink

Cecil Instruments

Cecil Instruments has added a fully redesigned electrochemical detector to its product range.

Labtex ESDTi

Laboratory-scale spray dryer downloadweblink


The Labtex ESDTi laboratory-scale spray dryer is a self contained unit designed to produce powders from liquids in seconds. 

HT9 Glass Fibre Heating Tapes from Electrothermal

Glass fibre heating tapes offer versatile heating downloadweblink

Electrothermal (A Bibby Scientific brand)

The HT9 Glass Fibre Heating Tapes (GFHTs) from Electrothermal are designed to heat a variety of pipes and columns to temperatures up to 450°C.

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Robert Ferris

Big challenges for nanomaterials

Emerson Process Management’s Robert Ferris looks at the challenges faced by nanomaterials providers when ensuring product quality.

Point of care testing

Managing quality control in point-of-care testing

As breakthroughs in medical diagnostics bring earlier and more accurate diagnosis, we’re seeing patients benefiting from faster access to treatment, says Randox quality control manager David Hunter.

Jamie Clayton

Robust powder performance

A quality assurance protocol based on dynamic powder testing has proven successful for identifying powder coatings that will perform well in electrostatic spraying applications, says Freeman Technology operations director Jamie Clayton.

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Good pipetting technique: Pre-rinsing pipette tips video


Pre-rinsing is a fast, easy way to increase accuracy by up to 0.2%. Why? It helps neutralise the capillary effect in micro-volume pipettes, and for larger volume tips, equalises the temperature of the air inside the tip with the temperature of the sample.

Good Pipetting Technique: Pipette tip immersion video


Immersing the tip to the correct depth will improve your accuracy by up to 5%. Immersing the tip too deeply can cause too much liquid to be aspirated and create bubbles. Conversely, positioning the tip too close to the surface can aspirate air.

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Understanding common particle size analysis methods download

Retsch Technology GmbH

A whitepaper published by Retsch Technology looks at the advantages and drawbacks of three common particle size analysis techniques, their comparability among each other as well as detailed application examples.

Wheaton sample integrity

White paper: Chromatography sample integrity download


WHEATON is offering a white paper that reviews the standard available formats for high-throughput plate systems, as well as the uniquely designed solutions that mitigate the risk of cross contamination and allow for better process flow integration.

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Analysis & Quality Control