Expert claims ibuprofen use is unlikely extend a human’s lifespan, though its was beneficial in studies using less complex species.
According to new research, a rapid drug screen has identified over 50 existing drugs which could be used to treat Ebola.
Engineers have designed a cathode for lithium-sulphur batteries which features a thinly wrapped sheet of graphene to boost performance.
Measuring jet fuel viscosity download
Anton Paar has used its SVM 3000 viscometer to determine the viscosity of jet fuel.
Tribology combines the studies of friction, wear and lubrication. In biomedical research, tribology is employed to understand naturally occurring motions between tissues and organs but also for artificially created boundaries between natural and implant surfaces.
The latest application note from Olympus explores how high-resolution light microscopy is rapidly advancing our knowledge of the past.
Bruker has released a biological atomic force microscope (bioAFM) that features the high-resolution imaging and complete cell mechanics capabilities.
Amsbio has announced several products suitable for the development of an ELISA detection assay for the Ebola virus.
Mettler Toledo has announced that the next-generation inline particle vision and measurement (PVM) tool, ParticleView V19 with PVM technology, is now available.
Liquid handling firm Integra Biosciences has introduced a three position stage (TPS) for its VIAFLO 96 and VIAFLO 384 handheld benchtop pipettes.
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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The first of five independent reviews that address the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance was published today.
With Christmas fast approaching, what better gift is there than the £125 personal genetics kit from genetics firm 23andMe?
Is the so-called ’wonder material’ graphene destined only to be the Jack of all Trades, and the Master of none?
Armed with clinical diagnostics expertise and vital information on the treatment of exotic pathogens, UWE postgraduate Laura Holding discusses the spread of Ebola, and how her lab in Sierra Leone is helping to stop it.
The volume and variety of pipettes currently in use makes the protection offered by an international standard essential for the accuracy and precision of a lab’s work, says Anachem pipette service manager Craig Bush.
Nabsys vice president, marketing & business development, Darren Lee, tells LaboratoryTalk how electronic detection can complement next-generation sequencing (NGS).
In this short video, graphene’s strength appears to be determined by how well it stretches before it breaks, according to Rice University scientists who tested the material’s properties by peppering it with microbullets.
This short video, “Save Time and Simplify Panels” from Mettler Toledo demonstrates how to reduce the number of instruments on a panel.
Gas bubble generation in water download
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.
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.