The Wellcome Trust has granted 25 UK universities funding to pursue areas of unmet need within biomedical research.
’Big data’ taken from social media posts could be used reduce the spread of diseases such as HIV, a digital behaviour expert has said.
The requirement for non-contact liquid handling systems is boosting the automated sector, a Frost & Sullivan (F&S) Western European Liquid Handling Market survey has found.
Porvair Sciences has announced that a recent study by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kent, UK revealed significant levels of contamination found in more than 50% of the commercially available deep well microplates tested.
An application note from AMSBIO is claimed to introduce a more predictive and realistic model for early stage drug screening of cancer therapeutics.
Rapidox gas analysers are being used in universities and research centres to meet their exacting needs.
Electrothermal from Bibby Scientific is updating its Histology range with a Paraffin Section Flotation Bath.
Techne has extended its Prime range of thermal cyclers with the addition of a new in situ hybridisation adapter.
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The latest Dri-Block heaters from Techne boast innovate features and a modern design.
The QCS 150 Pass-Through autoclave is the smallest double-door autoclave to be introduced by Priorclave and is purpose designed to enable laboratories to maintain a secure sterile path for media and waste as it passes in and out of a sealed laboratory.
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.
Equipnet toolkit: $40m recovered download
The second part of the Equipnet toolkit series discusses the successful management of idle and surplus assets.
COMMENT & FEATURES
If data taken from social media posts can be used to help curb the spread of HIV, will those most severely affected by the virus benefit?
Unravelling the mysteries of human biological processes will help us develop medicines that can be tailored to suit an individual’s specific needs.
As both Senegal and Nigeria are declared Ebola-free, is the deadly virus that has swept through much of West Africa finally being eradicated?
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).
Steve Maggs, managing director, European operations at EquipNet discusses the importance of asset management, and how you can generate income and improve efficiency for your organisation by looking proactively for surplus and idle lab equipment.
Cloud-based temperature and humidity monitor videodownload
The Saveris 2 system was developed by Testo’s measurement technology specialists in Germany’s Black Forest. They were set one simple task; design a solution so customers can monitor their temperature and humidity levels easily, anytime and anywhere, without needing to compromise security or bother with time consuming software.
For patients with leukaemia, and other blood conditions, stem cell transplants can mean the difference between life and death.
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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.
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.