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Nanoparticle attraction key to forensics

Chemical attraction is fundamental in discovering previously undetectable fingerprint marks, new research suggests.


Scientists develop 'cure' for blindness

Stem cell discovery could lead to better treatments for blindness, new research suggests.

Cancerous cells

Gene test 'could prevent cancer'

Offering younger people diagnosed with bowel cancer a new genetic test could be cost effective and prevent further cases, new research suggests.

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Colour additives

Purifying colour additives using automated SPE download

Experts at Horizon Technology, Avantor Performance Materials B.V. and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, US have shown how to efficiently isolate and purify colours used in food, drug and cosmetic (FDC) products using automated solid phase extraction (SPE) and a portable spectrometer.

The YSI 2950 is used frequently in the field of cancer research

Analyser aids cancer research downloadweblink


The 2950 Analyser from YSI Life Sciences is being used by scientists researching pancreatic cancer.

The LEXT was employed to accurately measure the thickness of organic semiconductor materials

New avenues in organic solar cell research downloadweblink


An application note from Olympus uncovers how the LEXT OLS4100 3D confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM) can be applied to research into organic semiconductors and transparent electrodes.

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Techne adapter

Hybridisation adapter for thermal cycler range downloadweblink

Bibby Scientific

Techne has extended its Prime range of thermal cyclers with the addition of a new in situ hybridisation adapter.

Chromatrop 96 enables sensitive, selective and reproducible target amplification

Solid-state platform for ChIP downloadweblink

Porvair Sciences

Porvair Sciences has joined forces with researchers at Swansea University to write a technical article entitled ’Chromatrap 96: a new solid-state platform for high-throughput Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP)’.


Web-based remote vacuum control


The Vacuubrand web-based remote control system VACUU-CONTROL enables the monitoring and control of vacuum pumping units via computers or mobile devices such as smartphones.


Mettler introduces analytical and precision balances weblink

Mettler Toledo

The latest range of XPE balances from Mettler Toledo is designed for high performance and ease of compliance.

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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.

Brain power

Brain training

Scientists have uncovered why exercise protects the brain against depression, while elsewhere an early-warning test has been developed to help detect the early stages of psychosis.

Sample testing at Exova

Food, glorious food

There are a number of different strategies the food analysis sector can employ to ensure it successfully detects any foul play in our food products.

GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry.

Fire in the belly

The University of Nottingham (UON) faced a major setback last Friday as a blaze destroyed its iconic carbon neutral laboratory. However, there is still light at the end of the tunnel.

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The most detailed analysis of the human genome has been published by scientists

The next generation

Nabsys vice president, marketing & business development, Darren Lee, tells LaboratoryTalk how electronic detection can complement next-generation sequencing (NGS).


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.

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Automated cell imaging system with touchscreen monitor videodownloadweblink

Life Technologies Ltd (A Thermo Fisher Scientific Company)

The EVOS FL Auto Imaging System from Life Technologies is designed to bring simplicity to an automated cell imaging platform.

Hach Lange water analysis instrumentation videodownload

Hach Lange

Hach Lange introduce their new water analysis video to push their range of instruments, reagents and other services. It focuses on the area of water analysis in the municipal, regulatory and industrial sectors - both in the lab and in the field.

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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. 

Waters polymer

Free fatty acids analysis weblink


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.

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Analysis & Quality Control

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