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Lords approve mitochondrial donation treatment

Members of the House of Lords have approved laws which could prevent serious mitochondrial diseases being passed from mother to child.

QELFA device

'Pregnancy tester' to diagnose kidney disease

Engineers in London have developed a medical device which combines nanotechnology with a pregnancy tester to help diagnose and treat people with kidney disease.


WHO approves 15-minute Ebola test

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved a rapid 15-minute blood test for Ebola.

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Porvair to showcase epigenetic kit at Biowales downloadweblink

Porvair Sciences

Chromatrap will be showcasing its latests developments in solid state Chromatin Immunoprecipitation technology at Biowales 2015 in Cardiff, UK from 4-5th March.

INFORS HT Celltron

Celltron cell culture lab shaker downloadweblink


INFORS HT specialises in bioreactors, bioprocess control software and incubation shakers.

DNase / RNase- and pyrogen-free PCR plates from Porvair Sciences feature high rigidity

Polypropylene PCR plates with high rigidity downloadweblink

Porvair Sciences

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

Precise particle measurement for process monitoring downloadweblink

Malvern Instruments

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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The Abbemat Family

Basic, precision measurement downloadweblink

Anton Paar Ltd

Refractometers from Anton Paar are providing an accurate solution to monitoring one of industry’s most widely-used chemicals.

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.

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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.

Robert Langer

Editor's comment | The awards debate

Should awards be considered worthwhile recognition for great work, or a worthless distraction?


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.

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Jack Lan

Faster pharma

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.

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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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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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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