Members of the House of Lords have approved laws which could prevent serious mitochondrial diseases being passed from mother to child.
Engineers in London have developed a medical device which combines nanotechnology with a pregnancy tester to help diagnose and treat people with kidney disease.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved a rapid 15-minute blood test for Ebola.
Chromatrap will be showcasing its latests developments in solid state Chromatin Immunoprecipitation technology at Biowales 2015 in Cardiff, UK from 4-5th March.
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INFORS HT specialises in bioreactors, bioprocess control software and incubation shakers.
To ensure full compatibility with robotic systems, DNase / RNase- and pyrogen-free PCR plates from Porvair Sciences feature high rigidity to minimise distortion before and after thermal cycling.
The Parsum IPP-80 probe from Malvern Instruments is designed to enable inline particle size measurement for efficient process monitoring and control.
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Refractometers from Anton Paar are providing an accurate solution to monitoring one of industry’s most widely-used chemicals.
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Anton Paar has used its SVM 3000 viscometer to determine the viscosity of jet fuel.
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.
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.
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.
COMMENT & FEATURES
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Three major pharmaceutical firms are leading the charge to develop the world’s first widely available Ebola vaccine.
Microwave chemistry is fast becoming the most highly-prized asset in a laboratory’s peptide synthesis arsenal.
InfinityQS global account executive Jack Lan discusses five ways pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers can use technology to streamline compliance and speed time to market.
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.
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.
This short video from the NHS lets you discover how bioinformatics is becoming increasingly important to contemporary healthcare research and delivery.
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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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.