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Improving efficiency in lab testing

The Instrument Calibration & Maintenance System (ICMS) for the Matrix Gemini LIMS from Autoscribe Informatics provides busy laboratories with another tool to improve quality and compliance as well as drive efficiency

Black microplates for light-sensitive samples

Porvair Sciences has expanded its range of high quality, black microplates that minimise sample degradation by exposure to light, even over long storage periods

New algorithm detects even the smallest cancer metastases

Teams at Helmholtz Zentrum München, LMU Munich and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a new algorithm that enables automated detection of metastases at the level of single disseminated cancer cells in whole mice

Cupboards for cleanrooms

Teknomek commences upgrade cycle for specialist cupboards: updates bring all products into line with improved design for standard range

Lens-free microscopy

CEA-Leti will demonstrate next-generation technology that enables bedside diagnosis of disease at one-tenth the cost of bulky optical microscopes at CES 2020

Self-learning microscopy opens new horizons

The Olympus scanR high-content screening station rapidly acquires quantitative data from cell-based assays

LIMS speeds up throughput

The introduction of a LIMS has streamlined sample processing time to increase throughput at a US analytical lab

How Can High Vacuum Improve Conductive Atomic Force Microscopy

Jonathan Ludwig and Kristof Paredis reveal how high vacuum can improve conductive atomic force microscopy

Innovation in imaging

Carolina Araya reveals how light-sheet microscopy is revolutionising 3D imaging

Testing technology

New digital microscope proves invaluable for food testing applications

The crystalline sponge method

Determination of molecular structure of odour components based on crystalline sponge method. By Hiroyasu Sato and Akihito Yamano

What Is Marine Bioprospecting?

Dr Espen Hansen discusses marine bioprospecting with advanced UPLC and MS technology

The Importance Of Clinical Data Management Software

Clinical data management software is now as integral to the medical facility and laboratory as lab coats and test tubes, explains Frank Millard

Stage success

Case study showcasing how a stage enables the University of Aberdeen to observe compressive damage mechanisms in syntactic foam

Exploring Weight Discrepancies In Protein

Dr Karolina Szczesna ask why the observed protein molecular weight differs from the calculated one

The Role of Raman Spectroscopy Applications

Janel Kane explores Raman spectroscopy applications

Automated sample storage system

The new Verso Q20 automated sample storage system from Hamilton Storage lets users take control of their time – and their samples – with hands-free sample storage and access

Enhanced efficiency in FIB-SEM

Zeiss enhances efficiency in multi-scale and multi-modal workflows; researchers benefit from faster FIB-SEM sample preparation, more accurate 3D tomography and greater integration in data reporting

The merits of MALS detection

Patrick Endres discusses how light scattering technology with high sensitivity facilitates the analysis of synthetic and biopolymers

Well balanced

Kevin Hill reveals the five steps to follow in order to maintain your lab’s analytical balance scale

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