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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.

Green tea

Green tea chemical triggers health benefits

A team of scientists at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) has found evidence for a mechanism by which certain food compounds could help protect our health.

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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.

The Maybridge Fluorine Labeled Fragment Library is a fragment library of 480 fluorinated compounds

Pre-validated fluorinated fragment library downloadweblink

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Researchers engaged in drug discovery can now access a library of fluorinated compounds with superior drug-like characteristics designed to maximise the efficiency of fluorine Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and X-ray crystallography screening. 

The seminars are suitable for those involved in quality control or product and process development

Chemical analysis seminars from Anton Paar downloadweblink

Anton Paar Ltd

Anton Paar is running free seminars on chemical and petrochemical analysis in St Albans and Aberdeen in May.

Roland Pellenq

Micromeritics announces instrument grants weblink


Micromeritics Instrument Grant committee has selected the two latest recipients for awards.

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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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