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Existing drugs block Ebola, researchers find

According to new research, a rapid drug screen has identified over 50 existing drugs which could be used to treat Ebola.

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Lithium-sulphur battery given graphene boost

Engineers have designed a cathode for lithium-sulphur batteries which features a thinly wrapped sheet of graphene to boost performance.

Ebola virus

Ebola spread-prevention urged, despite evidence download

A new research article suggests that men in recovery from Ebola should not have unprotected sex for at least three months, despite a lack of evidence to back up its claims.

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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

OLYMPUS EUROPA SE & CO. KG

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

Porvair

Microplate contamination detailed in study weblink

Porvair Sciences

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.

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ParticleView V19

Inline microscope visualises particle structures weblink

Mettler Toledo

Mettler Toledo has announced that the next-generation inline particle vision and measurement (PVM) tool, ParticleView V19 with PVM technology, is now available.

Viaflo 384

Handheld benchtop pipettes with three position stage download

Integra Biosciences

Liquid handling firm Integra Biosciences has introduced a three position stage (TPS) for its VIAFLO 96 and VIAFLO 384 handheld benchtop pipettes.

Porvair 96-well plate

Low-profile 96-well deep well plate weblink

Porvair Sciences

Porvair Sciences’ low profile 96-well deep well plate achieves a storage volume of 1.1ml per well in a height of just 27mm enabling more plates to be stacked or stored in a given space.

Thermo Scientific Orion ROSS Ultra Triode electrodes

Lab pH electrodes for rapid temperature response weblink

Thermo Fisher Scientific - Laboratory Products Group

Scientists in pharmaceutical, industrial and food laboratories requiring highly accurate measurements and fast temperature response can now use Thermo Scientific pH electrodes.

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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.

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.

23andMe saliva collection kit

Editor's comment | The gift of genetics

With Christmas fast approaching, what better gift is there than the £125 personal genetics kit from genetics firm 23andMe?

Graphite tennis racquet

Editor's comment | Grappling with graphene

Is the so-called ’wonder material’ graphene destined only to be the Jack of all Trades, and the Master of none?

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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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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.

Simplify cycle chemistry sample panels video

Mettler Toledo

This short video, “Save Time and Simplify Panels” from Mettler Toledo demonstrates how to reduce the number of instruments on a panel.

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Dolomite

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. 

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