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AstraZeneca confirms genetics deal

Partnership will boost next generation gene sequencing panel for companion diagnostic tests.

Measuring station at PETRA III

IBM boosts big data in imaging

Big data software could handle more than 20 gigabytes of storage per second, company claims.

Ebola virus

£6.5m funding for Ebola research

The current West Africa Ebola epidemic has claimed more than 1,200 lives, and threatens many more.

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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.

The Olympus Technology Grant has been launched to award innovative projects

Investigators given access to top technology downloadweblink


The Olympus Technology Grant has been launched to award innovative projects with free loan of the company’s most advanced opto-digital systems.

Hach Lange

Measuring organic constituents in a water sample downloadweblink

Hach Lange

Water quality experts Hach Lange explains the difference between UV Transmission and UV Absorbance methods.

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Professor Dr. Javier Pérez-Ramírez

Micromeritics announces latest grant downloadweblink


Micromeritics’ Instrument Grant Committee has chosen the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland to receive a 3Flex Surface Characterisation Analyser. 

Labfors with LabCIP from INFORS HT

Space saving bioreactor downloadweblink


Labfors with LabCIP from INFORS HT is now available in smaller housing to save space, while retaining full functionality.

Priorclave autoclave

Autoclaves that improve lab efficiency download


The RSC 350 autoclave from Priorclave is proving the ideal choice for those laboratories in the food & drink, pharma, agriculture, education and healthcare sectors looking to achieve high-throughput sterilising procedures.

The special edition of DECODED has been compiled to offer something for all researchers interested in qPCR

qPCR compendium from IDT

Integrated DNA Technologies

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) has published a qPCR compendium edition of the DECODED newsletter, available free of charge online

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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.


Feeling fresh?

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

TAP Biosystems ambr15

Culture change

Is more laboratory analysis and experimentation the key to making bioprocessing breakthroughs pay their way, asks Louisa Hearn.

Mustard gas

Cutting the mustard

Monday 4th August 2014 marked 100 years since Britain entered the First World War. Aside from the unimaginable loss of life caused by constant battle, soldiers also had to contend with a relatively unknown foe: chemical warfare.

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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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Magnetic hair

Microhairs could enhance lab-on-a-chip devices video

New material structures could be used to magnetically direct the flow of cells through a diagnostic chip’s microchannels, according to research published today.

Cryogenic vials with unrivalled cap seals videodownload


This short video from Wheaton describes the company’s CryoELITE cryogenic Vials that are designed to offer unrivalled cap seals that exceed DOT and IATA regulations.

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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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