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Fracking water 'best practice' needed

US chemists are investigating new techniques to treat and reuse fracking water.


'Dual bridge' amino acid developed

Artificial amino acids can impact the 3D structure of bioactive peptides and enhance their potency, according to new research.

MoS2/WS2 Heterostructure

Researchers prove ultrafast charge transfer

An international collaboration of researchers has reported the first experimental observation of ultrafast charge transfer in photo-excited MX2 materials.

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The Institutional Biobank of Lausanne (BIL) was created to support clinical research

Traceable storage supports clinical research downloadweblink


The Institutional Biobank of Lausanne in Switzerland  has invested in 2D sample storage consumables from Micronic to safeguard its valuable samples.

The Olympus Technology Grant has been launched to award innovative projects

Investigators given access to top technology downloadweblink


The Olympus Technology Grant has been launched to award innovative projects with free loan of the company’s most advanced opto-digital systems.

Hach Lange

Measuring organic constituents in a water sample downloadweblink

Hach Lange

Water quality experts Hach Lange explains the difference between UV Transmission and UV Absorbance methods.

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Snap 50

Alcohol meter for distillates weblink

Anton Paar Ltd

Anton Paar has launched the Snap 50 portable alcohol meter for all distillates.

Porvair storage solution

Porvair launches HPLC storage solution weblink

Porvair Sciences

Porvair Sciences has announced a complete storage solution for HPLC fractions comprising its 2ml round deep well microplate and high integrity cap mat seals.

Carbolite tube furnace

Compact tube furnace range weblink


Tube furnaces are ideal for heating small sample volumes with excellent temperature uniformity.

Stuart bespoke instrumentation

Bespoke instrumentation from Stuart weblink

Stuart (A Bibby Scientific brand)

When facing the unique requirements of the scientific, industrial and healthcare sectors, sometimes something more than an off-the-shelf solution is required, Stuart says.

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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.

High res carbon nanotube

Small and mighty

Scientists from research institutions around the world are beginning to master the science of nanotechnology.


Feeling fresh?

As the first year at university for many students approaches, so does the threat of ’freshers flu’.

TAP Biosystems ambr15

Culture change

Is more laboratory analysis and experimentation the key to making bioprocessing breakthroughs pay their way, asks Louisa Hearn.

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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).


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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Scientists grow functional organ in lab video

Scientists have for the first time grown a complex, fully functional organ from scratch in a living animal by transplanting cells that were originally created in a laboratory.

Magnetic hair

Microhairs could enhance lab-on-a-chip devices video

New material structures could be used to magnetically direct the flow of cells through a diagnostic chip’s microchannels, according to research published today.

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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


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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