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.
In collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US, YSI Life Sciences has carried out an evaluation on the comparability of a YSI biochemistry analyser and HPLC analytical methods for glucose and xylose monitoring of acid hydrolysed corn stover fermentation.
The Metra-Batch from Titan Enterprises has been designed to provide precise batch control, blending or bottle / tank filling of chemicals, food ingredients, beverages, fuels and solvents.
Real-time PCR systems that fully integrate with cloud computing technology are the latest additions to the QuantStudio portfolio from Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Bioo Scientific’s MaxSignal Histamine ELISA Test Kit is optimised for the screening of histamine in fish and fish meal.
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.
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.