During 2011, England’s NHS was tasked with finding £20 billion of efficiency savings over four years, in part by reducing the use of ineffective, overused or inappropriate procedures.
Advanced materials, chemicals and food & drink processing are all set to play a role in a strategy launched today to transform Greater Manchester manufacturing hub.
Members of the House of Lords have approved laws which could prevent serious mitochondrial diseases being passed from mother to child.
The cross sample testing capabilities within Autoscribe’s Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) have been enhanced.
With its Prime Pro 48 quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) machine, Techne claims to have produced the fastest run time of any block-based qPCR system currently available.
Carbolite, a designer and manufacturer of high temperature laboratory furnaces and ovens has produced a range of different sized ashing furnaces.
Julabo has been setting new standards for reliable and high performance temperature control for over 45 years.
The profile of the YSI Life Science’s 2900 series of biochemistry analysers continues to be raised following the publication of a number of research papers that have helped underscore just how important the instruments have now become to so many research efforts.
Basic, precision measurement download
Refractometers from Anton Paar are providing an accurate solution to monitoring one of industry’s most widely-used chemicals.
Measuring jet fuel viscosity download
Anton Paar has used its SVM 3000 viscometer to determine the viscosity of jet fuel.
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
Ofqual, the examination regulator for England and Northern Ireland, yesterday announced a new approach to GCSE science which will effectively see written exams usurp controlled practical science assessments.
Should awards be considered worthwhile recognition for great work, or a worthless distraction?
Three major pharmaceutical firms are leading the charge to develop the world’s first widely available Ebola vaccine.
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.
Gas bubble generation in water download
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.