The UK government has announced investment of £40 million for three synthetic biology research centres and four DNA synthesis projects within the UK.
Engineers at the University of Southampton (UOS) and University College London (UCL) are developing imaging technology to be used in the design, manufacture and maintenance of current and future generations of carbon composite aircraft.
Researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, US have used stem cells to grow human hair on mice.
Measuring jet fuel viscosity download
Anton Paar has used its SVM 3000 viscometer to determine the viscosity of jet fuel.
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.
The latest application note from Olympus explores how high-resolution light microscopy is rapidly advancing our knowledge of the past.
Renishaw will be presenting a paper on giving a paper on transmission Raman imaging when it exhibits at Pittcon 2015.
Techne has launched the Prime Pro 48 qPCR system, designed to provide greater accuracy and higher quality data for a variety of applications.
Laboratory equipment firm Stuart has enhanced its Tube Roller range to include features for sample mixing, incorporating detachable roller tubes and removable side panels.
Bench pH meters for every activity download
With its 3505, 3510 and 3520 bench pH meters, Jenway offers pH meters with a wide range of features for every application.
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.
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Three major pharmaceutical firms are leading the charge to develop the world’s first widely available Ebola vaccine.
Microwave chemistry is fast becoming the most highly-prized asset in a laboratory’s peptide synthesis arsenal.
The first of five independent reviews that address the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance was published today.
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.