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Cancerous cells

Gene test 'could prevent cancer'

Offering younger people diagnosed with bowel cancer a new genetic test could be cost effective and prevent further cases, new research suggests.

Mehmet Fatih Yanik

Engineers devise rapid drug screen

MIT engineers have devised a novel technology for rapidly testing drug-delivery vehicles in zebrafish.

Brain

Brainwave 'fingerprint' could detect psychosis

The development of an early-warning test could drastically help those young people most at risk of developing severe mental illness, researchers claim.

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The YSI 2950 is used frequently in the field of cancer research

Analyser aids cancer research downloadweblink

YSI (UK)

The 2950 Analyser from YSI Life Sciences is being used by scientists researching pancreatic cancer.

The LEXT was employed to accurately measure the thickness of organic semiconductor materials

New avenues in organic solar cell research downloadweblink

OLYMPUS EUROPA SE & CO. KG

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.

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Chromatrop 96 enables sensitive, selective and reproducible target amplification

Solid-state platform for ChIP downloadweblink

Porvair Sciences

Porvair Sciences has joined forces with researchers at Swansea University to write a technical article entitled ’Chromatrap 96: a new solid-state platform for high-throughput Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP)’.

VACUU-CONTROL

Web-based remote vacuum control

Vacuubrand

The Vacuubrand web-based remote control system VACUU-CONTROL enables the monitoring and control of vacuum pumping units via computers or mobile devices such as smartphones.

XPE

Mettler introduces analytical and precision balances weblink

Mettler Toledo

The latest range of XPE balances from Mettler Toledo is designed for high performance and ease of compliance.

Chromatography medium for monoclonal antibodies

Chromatography medium for monoclonal antibodies weblink

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare has launched its Capto S ImpAct cation exchange chromatography medium for efficient and flexible purification of monoclonal antibodies (MAbs).

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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.

Brain power

Brain training

Scientists have uncovered why exercise protects the brain against depression, while elsewhere an early-warning test has been developed to help detect the early stages of psychosis.

Sample testing at Exova

Food, glorious food

There are a number of different strategies the food analysis sector can employ to ensure it successfully detects any foul play in our food products.

GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry.

Fire in the belly

The University of Nottingham (UON) faced a major setback last Friday as a blaze destroyed its iconic carbon neutral laboratory. However, there is still light at the end of the tunnel.

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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).

EquipNet

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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Automated cell imaging system with touchscreen monitor videodownloadweblink

Life Technologies Ltd (A Thermo Fisher Scientific Company)

The EVOS FL Auto Imaging System from Life Technologies is designed to bring simplicity to an automated cell imaging platform.

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.

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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. 

Waters polymer

Free fatty acids analysis weblink

Waters

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.

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Analysis & Quality Control

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