Researchers from industry and academia have begun a £3 million project to scale-up the production plastics made from biological ingredients.
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.
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.
Malvern to showcase at ACHEMA 2015 download
Malvern Instruments will showcase its expanding range of products for the life science and industrial sectors at ACHEMA 2015.
The X-TubeProcessor from HTI Bio-X is designed to automate screw-cap tube handling for opening, filling, closing and labelling.
Cole-Parmer Symmetry Top-Loading and Analytical Balances are designed to provide the best-performing features while still remaining budget-savvy.
Anton Paar is claiming a significant breakthrough in the minimum torque levels that can be measured with its MCR rheometers.
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.
COMMENT & FEATURES
From the laboratory to the production line, Robert Smith looks at the technologies that are helping the food and beverage industry control product quality.
As the world’s largest scientific experiment gets underway, what are the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) physicists hoping to discover this time around?
Smart camera technologies are redefining quality in the process plant, writes Louisa Hearn.
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.
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.
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.
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.