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Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

Skills initiative reaches milestone

The Science Industry Partnership (SIP) has surpassed 2,000 people being trained across the chemicals and life sciences sectors as it reaches its first anniversary this month.


Alzheimer's breakthrough could "reverse the disease"

A study conducted by researchers at Duke University, US points not only to a potential new cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but also to the possibility of a new treatment strategy.

Salmonella Bacteria

Salmonella kills cancer cells

Genetically engineered salmonella has been shown to kill cancer cells in laboratory tests, according to research.

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Cole-Parmer has expanded its range of symmetry top-loading and analytical balances

Economical lab balances from Cole-Parmer weblink


Cole-Parmer Symmetry Top-Loading and Analytical Balances are designed to provide the best-performing features while still remaining budget-savvy. 

Anton Paar's products are constantly being improved by a dedicated development team

Pushing rheometry boundaries amid 'breakthrough' downloadweblink

Anton Paar Ltd

 Anton Paar is claiming a significant breakthrough in the minimum torque levels that can be measured with its MCR rheometers.

Visitors to ACHEMA 2015 can see the Porvair Sciences range

Application optimised microplates at Achema download

Porvair Sciences

Visitors to ACHEMA 2015 will see the Porvair Sciences range of application optimised microplates and microplate equipment on Stand F44 in Halle 4.2.

Chromatrap kits

High throughput ChIP sequencing from Porvair

Porvair Sciences

Chromatrap, a business unit of Porvair Sciences, is launching a product at the European Human Genetics Conference (EHGC), Glasgow, UK and the Festival of Genomics (Boston, USA) on the 6th June 2015 and 22nd-24th June 2015, respectively.

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Olive oil

Oil's well? download

Food and drink research firm Campden BRI has been chosen by the Rural Payments Agency to carry out authenticity testing of olive oil.


The Honeycomb from Logicall proves its merit downloadweblink

White Horse Scientific

All warehouses and distribution centres that handle goods such as foodstuffs or pharmaceuticals, in fact any stock that is environmentally sensitive, are faced with huge challenges.

The 3D printer is an example of the performance of Lee’s range of VHS Micro-Dispense Solenoid Valves

Cell yourself

Lee Products

A cell printing project featuring miniature VHS solenoid valves and nozzles from Lee Products has been demonstrated at the 3D Print Show in London.

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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.

Ben Potenza

EquipNet toolkit: Q&A with Ben Potenza

EquipNet, Inc

EquipNet marketing vice president Ben Potenza offers his top tips for buying second-user equipment.

Visibility is key

EquipNet toolkit: Visibility is the key

EquipNet, Inc

The third part of the EquipNet toolkit series looks at the company’s Asset Redeployment Management System.


Quality control: quality is King

From the laboratory to the production line, Robert Smith looks at the technologies that are helping the food and beverage industry control product quality.

Large Hadron Collider

Editor's comment | Ring in the new

As the world’s largest scientific experiment gets underway, what are the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) physicists hoping to discover this time around?

Omron beverage inspection system

Machine vision: visual aid

Smart camera technologies are redefining quality in the process plant, writes Louisa Hearn.

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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.

Jack Lan

Faster pharma

InfinityQS global account executive Jack Lan discusses five ways pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers can use technology to streamline compliance and speed time to market.

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Benefits of the VOYAGER pipette video

INTEGRA Biosciences

The VOYAGER variable tip spacing pipette from INTEGRA facilitates the handling of small compound libraries by allowing the quick transfer from microcentrifuge tubes directly in 96-well plates and back to tubes.

UK scientist wins Women in Science award video

Professor Dame Carol Robinson has been awarded the European Laureate award, making her the fifth British scientist to have won the European award since the programme’s inception 17 years ago.

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Gas bubble generation in water download

Dolomite Microfluidics

Dolomite has published an application note that looks at the use of its hydrodynamic flow-focussing-based Small Droplet System for the formation of gas bubbles in liquid.

TDLs for all your processes

Lasers explore unchartered territory weblink

Mettler Toledo

Mettler Toledo has produced a white paper illustrating how tunable diode laser (TDL) gas analysers can now be applied to all gas analysis processes using a range of process adaptions. 

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Analysis & Quality Control

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