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Artificial biospleen

Scientists develop artificial 'biospleen' video

Novel blood-cleansing device inspired by the human spleen is designed to filter bacteria, fungi and toxins.

Stem cells

Scientists break stem cell barrier

Human stem cells have been reset to their earliest developmental state in the lab, according to new research.

Sue Shackleton

Gene discovery linked to muscular dystrophy

At least 50% of patients with Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD) have no detectable mutation in the six previously discovered genes linked to the disease, research suggests.

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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.

Ammonia measurement

Measuring gas-phase ammonia and amines downloadweblink

Metrohm (UK)

Ammonia and amines in ambient air: straightforward collection and subsequent analysis by ion chromatography.

The Institutional Biobank of Lausanne (BIL) was created to support clinical research

Traceable storage supports clinical research downloadweblink


The Institutional Biobank of Lausanne in Switzerland  has invested in 2D sample storage consumables from Micronic to safeguard its valuable samples.

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BPI 2014

BioProcess International is coming to Boston weblink

The BioProcess International (BPI) Conference & Exhibition 2014 covers the entire bioprocessing spectrum across a four-day event in the US.

Eltra TOC analysis

Combustion analysers for TOC analysis weblink

Eltra GmbH

Eltra has unveiled its latest range of combustion analysers for total organic carbon (TOC) analysis of solid materials.

Fritsch grinding mill

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For powerful size-reduction of very hard material, with a feed size of 95 mm down to 0.05 mm final fineness in a single step, Fritsch has unveiled its latest range.

Peak Scientific

Peak Scientific to attend ICS 2014 weblink

Peak Scientific Instruments

Peak Scientific is set to attend the ISC 2014 meeting in Salzburg, Austria from September 14 - 18, 2014.

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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.

Test kits help determine DNA types in meat species

The food fraud fiasco

The long-awaited Elliott Review was published last week, but how will the promise of better food authenticity be achieved?

High res carbon nanotube

Small and mighty

Scientists from research institutions around the world are beginning to master the science of nanotechnology.


Feeling fresh?

As the first year at university for many students approaches, so does the threat of ’freshers flu’.

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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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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.

Scientists create chocolate teapot video

Scientists and chocolatiers at the Nestlé Product Technology Centre, York have created a working chocolate teapot made from dark chocolate containing 65% cocoa solids.

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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.

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.

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Analysis & Quality Control

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