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GSK Ebola vaccine shipped to Liberia

Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has shipped 300 vials of its candidate Ebola vaccine to Liberia.

MRC Clinical Sciences Centre

'Systems genetics' could revolutionise epilepsy treatment

Researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) have pioneered novel computational and genetics techniques to systematically analyse the activity of genes in epilepsy.

A femtosecond laser created detailed hierarchical structures in the metals, as shown in this SEM image of the platinum surface

Physicists use laser to create 'supermaterials'

A team of physicists from New York’s University of Rochester has used laser-patterning technology to transform sheets of platinum, titanium and brass into multifunctional materials.

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Anton Paar

Measuring jet fuel viscosity download

Anton Paar Ltd

Anton Paar has used its SVM 3000 viscometer to determine the viscosity of jet fuel.

Bone and cartilage

Biotribological investigation of cartilage download

Anton Paar Ltd

Tribology combines the studies of friction, wear and lubrication. In biomedical research, tribology is employed to understand naturally occurring motions between tissues and organs but also for artificially created boundaries between natural and implant surfaces.

History uncovered with high-resolution light microscopy

A view of the past weblink


The latest application note from Olympus explores how high-resolution light microscopy is rapidly advancing our knowledge of the past.

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The MaxSignal Colistin ELISA Test Kit

Rapid quantitation of colistin in meat

Bioo Scientific

Bioo Scientific has launched the MaxSignal Colistin ELISA Test Kit as the only commercially available ELISA optimised for the screening of Colistin in meat samples.

The Poroshell 120 family of columns

HPLC steroid detection screening from Agilent

Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies has increased its focus on developing fast HPLC methods as the demand for rapid steroid detection screening methods continues to increase.

The omniDOC gel documentation and analysis system

High performance gel documentation and analysis

Cleaver Scientific

The omniDOC series of gel documentation and analysis systems from Cleaver Scientific is designed to provide researchers with a quick, simple and flexible solution in a compact and affordable benchtop unit.  

Priorclave at Arab Health

Priorclave to exhibit top loading autoclaves at Arab Health weblink


Priorclave is showcasing a number of steam sterilisers at the Arab Health exhibition later this month.

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Malvern rheology toolkit part 2

Rheology toolkit #2: The importance of yield stress

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.

Ben Potenza

EquipNet toolkit: Q&A with Ben Potenza

EquipNet, Inc

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, Inc

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


Ebola faces vaccine triple threat

Three major pharmaceutical firms are leading the charge to develop the world’s first widely available Ebola vaccine.

Liberty Blue

Tide turns for microwave chemistry

Microwave chemistry is fast becoming the most highly-prized asset in a laboratory’s peptide synthesis arsenal.

Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations

Review: The future impact of antimicrobial resistance

The first of five independent reviews that address the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance was published today.

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UWE postgraduate Laura Holding

Fighting Ebola first-hand

Armed with clinical diagnostics expertise and vital information on the treatment of exotic pathogens, UWE postgraduate Laura Holding discusses the spread of Ebola, and how her lab in Sierra Leone is helping to stop it.

Anachem pipette swap

Precision pipetting is standard

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.

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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).

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An introduction to bioinformatics videoweblink

This short video from the NHS lets you discover how bioinformatics is becoming increasingly important to contemporary healthcare research and delivery.

Microbullet hits 'confirm' graphene's strength video

In this short video, graphene’s strength appears to be determined by how well it stretches before it breaks, according to Rice University scientists who tested the material’s properties by peppering it with microbullets.

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Trace gas analyser series to be showcased at Pittcon

Ionicon Analytik

Ionicon is presenting its PTR-QiTOF and PTR-TOF 1000 gas analysers, complementing its PTR-TOF trace gas analyser series, at Pittcon 2015.


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.

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