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DNA

Revolutionary genome project announced

David Cameron has launched a £300 million world-leading human genome project that will revolutionise advanced personalised medicine.

New technology developed to diagnose cancer cells

Cancer driven by minority of cells

A study conducted by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has provided further insight into the causes of tumour growth.

Lungs

AstraZeneca seals respiratory deal

UK drugs firm announces the purchase of Spanish pharmaceutical company Almirall’s lung drugs business.

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INTEGRA VIAFLO 96 is a handheld 96-channel electronic pipette

High throughput protein screening

Integra Biosciences

Molecular Partners of Zurich have introduced the INTEGRA VIAFLO 96 multichannel pipette into their high throughput expression facility to streamline discovery and development of a novel class of DARPins.

PULVERISETTE 14

Sample comminution for analysis downloadweblink

Fritsch

Fritsch products have been applied to the complex process of analysing maize kernal DNA.

The Institutional Biobank of Lausanne (BIL) was created to support clinical research and more specifically research in genomics.

Micronic choice for genomic clinical research downloadweblink

Micronic

2D sample storage consumables from Micronic to safeguard valuable samples in genomic clinical research being undertaken by the Institutional Biobank of Lausanne in Switzerland to prepare the local area for personalised medicine. 

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Magna Nuclear RIP kits

Merck launches Magna RNA analysis kit downloadweblink

Merck Millipore

Merck Millipore has launched Magna Nuclear RNA-binding Protein Immunoprecipitation (RIP) kits, designed to allow the discovery and analysis of both coding and non-coding chromatin-associated RNAs.

Phenova Certified Reference Materials

Phenomenex launches Phenova CRMs downloadweblink

Phenomenex

Phenomenex has announced Phenova Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) standards for the calibration of analytical equipment and quantitation of analytical measurements for environmental testing. 

The DrySyn MULTI from Asynt

Multi-position reaction block

Asynt

The DrySyn MULTI from Asynt converts any standard hotplate stirrer into a high performance reaction block accommodating three round-bottomed flasks or up to 12 reactions in tubes or vials.

YSI 2900

YSI boosts antitumour activity research downloadweblink

YSI (UK)

The YSI 2900 series biochemistry analyser has been increasingly used in understanding the growth and survival of cancer cells.

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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.

Bunsen burner

Let's talk labs...

From sitting in a classroom to finally achieveing that ’eureka moment’, laboratories make for some of the most interesting and exciting places to work.

DNA strand

Junk in the genes

A better understanding of the entire human genome could explain how defective genes lead to diseases such as cancer, anaemia and cystic fibrosis.

Life sciences minister George Freeman

New lease of life

As part of the Prime Minister’s reshuffle, David Cameron appointed the first ever Life Sciences minister. But what will George Freeman actually do to help boost the sector?

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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.

Laboratory contamination: The final defence mechanism

Laboratory contamination: The final defence mechanism

In the final part of our exclusive laboratory contamination series, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s global product manager Dennis Gorlick provides useful advice on how to choose a membrane and filtration product.

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Freeze-drying simplified video

Linkam Scientific Instruments

This short video from Linkam Scientific Instruments is designed to quickly and simply explain the freeze-drying process, and how a freeze-drying microscope can be used to optimise the drying cycle and save a company money.

Advancing research into women`s reproductive health video

Porvair Sciences

An informative video interview with professor Steve Conlan of the College of Medicine at Swansea University, UK highlights the latest research developments in women’s reproductive health using unique molecular biology tools.

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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

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.

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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