Scientists at Lancaster University have developed a drug that may prevent the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Inaccurate labelling on probiotic products could be a potential hazard for patients with gluten-related disorders, though researchers suggest uncertainty.
Simon Carding, who leads the gut health and food safety programme at the Institute of Food Research (IFR), says diseases such as autism and Parkinson’s could be treated using probiotics.
Autoscribe has released a YouTube video demonstration of how easy it is to configure the Matrix Gemini LIMS.
Vapourtec has launched a second generation LED light source (Gen-2) which increases the range of applications for its continuous flow UV-150 photochemical reactor.
Cole-Parmer will present brand technologies and products focused on fluid handling and analysis, and designed to meet laboratory challenges at ACHEMA 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany, 15–19 June.
If you need a straightforward way to measure sample melting points, but can’t afford to sacrifice accuracy, then the Electrothermal 1A9000 Series Melting Point Apparatus could be just the instrument you are looking for.
Automated 3D surface inspection system helps manufacturer reduce the production of scrap components.
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Food and drink research firm Campden BRI has been chosen by the Rural Payments Agency to carry out authenticity testing of olive oil.
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 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.
EquipNet marketing vice president Ben Potenza offers his top tips for buying second-user equipment.
The third part of the EquipNet toolkit series looks at the company’s Asset Redeployment Management System.
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Advances in light sheet microscopy are opening an entirely new world of discovery for the imaging research community.
With a hugely surprising Tory majority now confirmed, investment in UK science could be the real winner of the general election.
From the laboratory to the production line, Robert Smith looks at the technologies that are helping the food and beverage industry control product quality.
Emerson Process Management’s Robert Ferris looks at the challenges faced by nanomaterials providers when ensuring product quality.
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.
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.
With the SolariX XR, Bruker Daltonics has introduced its highest resolution Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer (FTMS) to date.
The EnviroAlert EA800-ip from provides two-way access to remotely monitor, collect and view real-time data from up to eight sensors for temperature, humidity, water, gases, pressure and dry contacts. Modify sensor settings via a wired Ethernet connection and eliminate the need for on-site adjustments or a service call. Industries that benefit from 24/7 peace of mind include medical, pharmaceutical, HVAC, food service, high tech and more. Cloud computing - no software required.
Experts at multi-detection microplate reader firm BMG Labtech have used the company’s SPECTROstar Nano to conduct quality control testing of distilled beverages.
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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.