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NHS

NHS treatment cuts 'lack consistency'

During 2011, England’s NHS was tasked with finding £20 billion of efficiency savings over four years, in part by reducing the use of ineffective, overused or inappropriate procedures.

Rethinking the Basic Science of Graphene Synthesis

Manchester launches manufacturing strategy download

Advanced materials, chemicals and food & drink processing are all set to play a role in a strategy launched today to transform Greater Manchester manufacturing hub.

IVF

Lords approve mitochondrial donation treatment

Members of the House of Lords have approved laws which could prevent serious mitochondrial diseases being passed from mother to child.

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Autoscribe has enhanced the cross sample capabilities of its Matrix Gemini LIMS

LIMS capabilities enhanced from Autoscribe downloadweblink

Autoscribe

The cross sample testing capabilities within Autoscribe’s Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) have been enhanced.

Techne qPCR

Techne's Prime Pro 48 real-time PCR machine downloadweblink

Techne (A Bibby Scientific brand)

With its Prime Pro 48 quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) machine, Techne claims to have produced the fastest run time of any block-based qPCR system currently available.

Carbolite furnaces

Ashing furnaces for every application from Carbolite weblink

Carbolite

Carbolite, a designer and manufacturer of high temperature laboratory furnaces and ovens has produced a range of different sized ashing furnaces.

Julabo

Stay cool with Julabo recirculating coolers downloadweblink

Julabo GmbH

Julabo has been setting new standards for reliable and high performance temperature control for over 45 years.

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The YSI 2900 Biochemistry Analyser

The YSI 2900 is an analysis all-rounder download

YSI (UK)

The profile of the YSI Life Science’s 2900 series of biochemistry analysers continues to be raised following the publication of a number of research papers that have helped underscore just how important the instruments have now become to so many research efforts.

The Abbemat Family

Basic, precision measurement downloadweblink

Anton Paar Ltd

Refractometers from Anton Paar are providing an accurate solution to monitoring one of industry’s most widely-used chemicals.

Anton Paar

Measuring jet fuel viscosity download

Anton Paar Ltd

Anton Paar has used its SVM 3000 viscometer to determine the viscosity of jet fuel.

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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.

Exam Hall

Editor's comment | Sayonara Science?

Ofqual, the examination regulator for England and Northern Ireland, yesterday announced a new approach to GCSE science which will effectively see written exams usurp controlled practical science assessments.

Robert Langer

Editor's comment | The awards debate

Should awards be considered worthwhile recognition for great work, or a worthless distraction?

Ebola

Ebola faces vaccine triple threat

Three major pharmaceutical firms are leading the charge to develop the world’s first widely available Ebola vaccine.

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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.

UWE postgraduate Laura Holding

Fighting Ebola first-hand

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.

Anachem pipette swap

Precision pipetting is standard

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.

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An introduction to bioinformatics videoweblink

This short video from the NHS lets you discover how bioinformatics is becoming increasingly important to contemporary healthcare research and delivery.

Microbullet hits 'confirm' graphene's strength video

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.

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Dolomite

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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