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Plant mutants

Ancient chemistry in modern cells download

Parts of the ’primordial soup’ from which life originated are still in our cells today, according to scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Royal Academy of Engineering

Academy awards 'imaging' fellowship

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) awards seven new fellowships to help scientists launch independent research careers.

Group A Streptococcus Bacteria on Human Neutrophil

Scientists develop alternative to antibiotics

Viruses could be used to destroy bacterial infections, according to new research.

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The Institutional Biobank of Lausanne (BIL) was created to support clinical research and more specifically research in genomics.

Micronic choice for genomic clinical research downloadweblink

Micronic

2D sample storage consumables from Micronic to safeguard valuable samples in genomic clinical research being undertaken by the Institutional Biobank of Lausanne in Switzerland to prepare the local area for personalised medicine. 

High-pressure triplex plunger pumps

Pumping out particles

UK-based nanoparticle manufacturer is scaling-up its production capabilities.

Array of Resolve Optics non-browning lenses.

Space ready zoom lenses

Resolve Optics

Resolve Optics has supplied non-browning zoom lens to the Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office (SSCO) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, US.

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Zebron GC column

GC column set for chlorinated pesticides weblink

Phenomenex

Phenomenex has introduced its Zebron ZB-CLPesticides-1 and 2 for dual-column pesticide testing by GC/ECD (electron capture detection).

EKF is now sponsoring an MSc studentship to further evaluate the use of PointMan

PointMan suggests cancer blood test download

EKF Diagnostics

EKF Diagnostics claims that the latest results from its collaboration with the Institute of Life Sciences have continued to confirm the effectiveness of its PointMan DNA enrichment technology for isolating and characterising low-level DNA mutations in blood.

EchoTherm Model IC20XR

Dry chilling/heating from -10°C to +110°C

Torrey Pines Scientific

Torrey Pines Scientific has launched the EchoTherm Model IC20XR, Peltier driven Chilling/Heating Dry Bath with a wide range of precision-made aluminum sample blocks.  

The UF-Amino Station

LC/MS amino acid analysis weblink

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Shimadzu has launched its latest amino acid analyser for use in food & beverage and pharmaceutical testing.

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Ben Potenza

EquipNet toolkit: Q&A with Ben Potenza

EquipNet, IncThu, 3 Jul 2014

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, IncMon, 16 Jun 2014

The third part of the EquipNet toolkit series looks at the company’s Asset Redeployment Management System.

Successful Management of Idle and Surplus Assets

Equipnet toolkit: $40m recovered download

EquipNet, IncMon, 2 Jun 2014

The second part of the Equipnet toolkit series discusses the successful management of idle and surplus assets.

Value control model

The fundamentals of asset management

EquipNet, IncMon, 19 May 2014

The first part of the EquipNet toolkit series is designed to educate and inform on best practice for asset management within the chemical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food industries.

Life sciences minister George Freeman

New lease of life

As part of the Prime Minister’s reshuffle, David Cameron appointed the first ever Life Sciences minister. But what will George Freeman actually do to help boost the sector?

Non-small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung, FNA

Editor's comment: Killing cancer

The battle against cancer is something most people can identify with. Fortunately, researchers are continually finding new and improved ways of fighting the disease.

Skin melanoma showing digital measurements of Breslow’s Depth and distance to margins.

Digital future weblink

GE Healthcare

A digital system that allows scientists to scan images of tissue slides and patient histories, attach matching barcodes and upload to a database has been suggested as the future of digital pathology.

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EquipNet

Cash in the cupboard

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.

Jarrod Hart

Material man

A culture of risk-taking can help a company to stand out from the crowd, says Imerys process engineer Jarrod Hart. He tells Louisa Hearn why materials science has become such a high-stakes business.

Laboratory contamination: The final defence mechanism

Laboratory contamination: The final defence mechanism

In the final part of our exclusive laboratory contamination series, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s global product manager Dennis Gorlick provides useful advice on how to choose a membrane and filtration product.

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Freeze-drying simplified video

Linkam Scientific Instruments

This short video from Linkam Scientific Instruments is designed to quickly and simply explain the freeze-drying process, and how a freeze-drying microscope can be used to optimise the drying cycle and save a company money.

Advancing research into women`s reproductive health video

Porvair Sciences

An informative video interview with professor Steve Conlan of the College of Medicine at Swansea University, UK highlights the latest research developments in women’s reproductive health using unique molecular biology tools.

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Waters polymer

Free fatty acids analysis weblink

Waters

UPC2/MS analysis of fatty acids provides a simple and fast method with a significant reduction in analysis time compared to alternative techniques such as GC/MS, according to the latest research.

Peak Scientific

The reliable purification of hydrogen download

Peak Scientific Instruments

Peak Scientific gas chromatography specialist Ed Connor explains the performance of palladium diffusers for use in the reliable purification of hydrogen.

Peak Scientific

Complex mixture analysis using hydrogen download

Peak Scientific Instruments

Laboratory gas firm Peak Scientific has published a technical brief which aims to demonstrate the performance of GC-MS using hydrogen carrier gas.

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