Automation is playing an increasingly important role in today’s demanding laboratory environment. And in forensic laboratories, automation is particularly crucial for the DNA units which are struggling to reduce sample backlogs and...
From DUST to DATA
Dust created by recycling electronics waste is known to emit pollutants that can find their way into the environment and contaminate air, land, and water. These pollutants are composed of complex compounds, many of which contain chlorine and...
Centrifugal evaporation in the kitchen
At the renowned Midsummer House Restaurant in Cambridge, UK, the chefs have been experimenting with centrifugal evaporation, using the Genevac Rocket evaporator.
Partnership formed to determine risk and progression of type 2 diabetes
Montreal, QC – The IRCM (Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal) and Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc. have formed a new strategic partnership to validate quantitative mass spectrometry-based assays for insulin, proinsulin, and...
Aug 21, 2015 12:05PM
Finnish researchers develop miniature gas sensor for mobile devices
Espoo, Finland – A miniature gas sensor that can be connected to mobile devices and facilitates easier detection of internal air problems has been developed by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
Aug 21, 2015 11:32AM
New mouse embryo model furthers neurodegenerative disease research
Montreal, QC - Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, have made a breakthrough in understanding an important protein, called Netrin1, that brings...
Aug 19, 2015 2:53PM
Microplastics entering ocean food web through zooplankton
Vancouver, B.C. – Tiny microscopic animals called zooplankton are ingesting plastic particles at an alarming rate, according to a new study by Dr. Peter Ross, head of the Ocean Pollution Research Program at Vancouver Aquarium Marine...
Aug 19, 2015 11:54AM
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