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Nuclear pores

High-tech microscope displays nuclear pores

Researchers at the University of Zurich have used cryo-electron microscopes to display the pores in the cell nucleus with greater precision.

MIT prototype chip

MIT chip harvests IoT potential

An ultralow-power circuit developed by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) improves efficiency of energy harvesting to over 80%.


Manchester makes biofuel breakthrough

Scientists at the University of Manchester have made a discovery that could lead to the development of cleaner hydrocarbons and more sustainable chemicals.

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Redesigned salinometer for increased safety

Anton Paar Ltd

Anton Paar has launched an update for the SCO 1 salinometer to measure salt in crude oil. The measurement is based on the conductivity of a salt present in crude oil, when subjected to an alternating current.

MobileFuge allows scientists to monitor up to 16 instruments

Flexible, remote working from Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has launched the MobileFuge remote control and monitoring application for it Optima XPN and Avanti JXN centrifuges.

Genevac evaporator

Touchscreen evaporator simplifies solvent removal weblink


The Series 3 HT evaporator range from Genevac represents the pinnacle in solvent removal technology.

Integra BioSciences Mediajet

Automated media preparation at The Institut Curie downloadweblink

INTEGRA Biosciences

The Institut Curie, France is using Mediaclave media preparation and Mediajet automated petri dish filling systems from Integra Biosciences to prepare its petri dishes. 

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Bio-Rad’s QX200 Droplet Digital PCR System

Rapid chromosomal phasing via Bio-Rad downloadweblink

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Digital Biology Center at Bio-Rad Laboratories have developed a rapid, scalable, and cost-effective method for chromosomal phasing.

Glucose levels were determined using the YSI Analyser

Study into rapid bioprocess monitoring downloadweblink

Xylem Water Solutions

A study in the potential of online bioprocess monitoring featured the use of a YSI Analyser and Flownamics Seg-Flow.


YSI launches application note series download


YSI Life Sciences has introduced a new Application Note Series, to cover YSI 2900 biochemistry applications in each of its market segments.

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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.

Mixed gender lab

Editor's comment | Those 'troublesome' female scientists...

Female scientists have been hitting back at Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt this week after he made sexist remarks while speaking at a conference in South Korea.

Zebrafish heart beating

Head towards the light video

Advances in light sheet microscopy are opening an entirely new world of discovery for the imaging research community.

PM David Cameron

Editor's comment | A bolt from the blue

With a hugely surprising Tory majority now confirmed, investment in UK science could be the real winner of the general election.

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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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SolariX XR provides "extreme resolution" and increased analytical power videodownloadweblink

Bruker Daltonik GmbH

With the SolariX XR, Bruker Daltonics has introduced its highest resolution Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometer (FTMS) to date.

Sensor collects eight data points in real time video

White Horse Scientific

The EnviroAlert EA800-ip from provides two-way access to remotely monitor, collect and view real-time data from up to eight sensors for temperature, humidity, water, gases, pressure and dry contacts. Modify sensor settings via a wired Ethernet connection and eliminate the need for on-site adjustments or a service call. Industries that benefit from 24/7 peace of mind include medical, pharmaceutical, HVAC, food service, high tech and more. Cloud computing - no software required.

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Analysing cocaine on currency download

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Sample analysis technology firm Shimadzu has released an application note that describes a method for extraction, identification, and quantitation of cocaine on paper money from nine different geographical areas around the globe.

SPECTROstar Nano

Authentication and quality testing of distilled spirits download

BMG Labtech

Experts at multi-detection microplate reader firm BMG Labtech have used the company’s SPECTROstar Nano to conduct quality control testing of distilled beverages.

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