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Bioplastics scale-up project starts

Researchers from industry and academia have begun a £3 million project to scale-up the production plastics made from biological ingredients.

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

Skills initiative reaches milestone

The Science Industry Partnership (SIP) has surpassed 2,000 people being trained across the chemicals and life sciences sectors as it reaches its first anniversary this month.


Alzheimer's breakthrough could "reverse the disease"

A study conducted by researchers at Duke University, US points not only to a potential new cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but also to the possibility of a new treatment strategy.

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MaxSignal Histamine ELISA Test Kit

Sensitive histamine detection ELISA kit

Bioo Scientific

Bioo Scientific’s MaxSignal Histamine ELISA Test Kit is optimised for the screening of histamine in fish and fish meal.

Magna ChIRP RNA Interactome Kits

Magna ChIRP RNA interactome kits from Merck Millipore downloadweblink

Merck Millipore

Merck Millipore has introduced its latest range of Magna ChIRP RNA interactome kits, designed to allow researchers to identify, recover and analyse regions of chromatin that interact with chromatin-associated RNAs such as long non-coding RNA (lncRNA).

 ACHEMA 2015 is the first major European outing for the new Malvern MicroCal PEAQ-ITC

Malvern to showcase at ACHEMA 2015 downloadweblink

Malvern Instruments

Malvern Instruments will showcase its expanding range of products for the life science and industrial sectors at ACHEMA 2015.

HTI automated capper

Modular system automates screw-cap tube handling downloadweblink


The X-TubeProcessor from HTI Bio-X is designed to automate screw-cap tube handling for opening, filling, closing and labelling.

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CVS Trevista System

Scrapping waste

Automated 3D surface inspection system helps manufacturer reduce the production of scrap components.

Olive oil

Oil's well? download

Food and drink research firm Campden BRI has been chosen by the Rural Payments Agency to carry out authenticity testing of olive oil.


The Honeycomb from Logicall proves its merit downloadweblink

White Horse Scientific

All warehouses and distribution centres that handle goods such as foodstuffs or pharmaceuticals, in fact any stock that is environmentally sensitive, are faced with huge challenges.

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Malvern rheology toolkit part 2

Rheology toolkit #2: The importance of yield stress

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.

Ben Potenza

EquipNet toolkit: Q&A with Ben Potenza

EquipNet, Inc

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, Inc

The third part of the EquipNet toolkit series looks at the company’s Asset Redeployment Management System.


Quality control: quality is King

From the laboratory to the production line, Robert Smith looks at the technologies that are helping the food and beverage industry control product quality.

Large Hadron Collider

Editor's comment | Ring in the new

As the world’s largest scientific experiment gets underway, what are the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) physicists hoping to discover this time around?

Omron beverage inspection system

Machine vision: visual aid

Smart camera technologies are redefining quality in the process plant, writes Louisa Hearn.

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Robert Ferris

Big challenges for nanomaterials

Emerson Process Management’s Robert Ferris looks at the challenges faced by nanomaterials providers when ensuring product quality.

Point of care testing

Managing quality control in point-of-care testing

As breakthroughs in medical diagnostics bring earlier and more accurate diagnosis, we’re seeing patients benefiting from faster access to treatment, says Randox quality control manager David Hunter.

Jamie Clayton

Robust powder performance

A quality assurance protocol based on dynamic powder testing has proven successful for identifying powder coatings that will perform well in electrostatic spraying applications, says Freeman Technology operations director Jamie Clayton.

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Benefits of the VOYAGER pipette video

INTEGRA Biosciences

The VOYAGER variable tip spacing pipette from INTEGRA facilitates the handling of small compound libraries by allowing the quick transfer from microcentrifuge tubes directly in 96-well plates and back to tubes.

UK scientist wins Women in Science award video

Professor Dame Carol Robinson has been awarded the European Laureate award, making her the fifth British scientist to have won the European award since the programme’s inception 17 years ago.

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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. 

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