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Feeder-free medium for stem cell culture

AMS Bio introduces StemFit Basic04, a next generation feeder-free medium for the maintenance of Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) and Embryonic Stem (ES) cells during the reprogramming, expansion and differentiation phases of stem cell culture

New vacuum extraction solution

Biotage is pleased to announce the launch of the Biotage VacMaster Disk, a vacuum extraction unit for performing manual, disk-based extractions of semi-volatile organic compounds and hexane-extractable materials (HEMs) from aqueous matrices

High-precision biosensors

Introducing new high precision Streptavidin 2.0 (SAX2) biosensors for GxP laboratories - developed and qualified for applications in downstream drug discovery and regulated environments that have stringent assay precision requirements

Laboratories of the future

Game-changing instrumentation and presentations spanning new regulations to artificial intelligence feature in the UK’s most forward-thinking laboratory event

Inverted microscope launched

ioLight, creator of the world’s first high-resolution portable microscope, has used its expertise to launch a new compact inverted microscope

The physiology of survival

New research shows that for bacteria, the neighbours co-determine which cell dies first

Quartz bottom microplates

The Black Krystal UV quartz-bottomed microplate range from Porvair Sciences exhibit high optical transmission in the 185- to 1100 nm wavelength range, making them ideal for laboratories tasked with Circular Dichroism (CD) measurements

Microfluidiser offers effective cell disruption

Analytik reports on how the School of Biological & Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary University, London (QMUL) has been using a LM20 Microfluidiser for cell disruption of a broad range of cell types including E. coli, yeasts and Diatom

Real-time analysis of complex samples

Microsaic Systems, the developer of point of need mass spectrometry (MS) instruments, has developed proof of concept workflows to analyse in real-time complex samples from bioreactors, which could enable customers to achieve significant costs and time savings

Dynamic light scattering measurement

Applications study explains why making Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) measurements in concentrated solutions is difficult

Flexible packaging solutions showcased

At Pack Expo, Optima Packaging Group will be presenting highly flexible packaging solutions for food, beverages, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical, chemical and medical products.

Food profilers develop new approach

Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology have developed a new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odourants and tastants. It could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future.

Pore analysis capabilities extended

Micromeritics' contract lab division now includes capillary flow porometery (CFP) and liquid-liquid displacement porometry (LLDP)

Washing or sterilising very small parts?

WPI has introduced a series of Micro Fine Mesh Baskets that are ideal for washing or sterilising very small parts

New automated viscometer for chemicals

RheoSense has announced that the new automatic VROC initium Model II Viscometer is now available for viscosity characterisation of any solvent-based solutions

How to overcome ELISA issues

What are the five common Elisa experiment issues and how can we overcome them?

Understanding how natural killer cells are educated

Research from the Malmberg Lab at Oslo University Hospital and the Norwegian Radium Hospital Institute for Cancer Research (Norway) suggests a mechanism by which Natural Killer (NK) cell education operates through modulation of the lysosomal compartment under the influence of inhibitory receptor­ligand interactions

3D-view microscope

Vision Engineering, a manufacturer of high quality visual inspection and measurement technologies, launches its latest, innovative product, Deep Reality Viewer (DRV-Z1) microscope

Checkmate for hepatitis B viruses in the liver

Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich, working in collaboration with researchers at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and the University Hospital Heidelberg, have for the first time succeeded in conquering a chronic infection with the hepatitis B virus in a mouse model

Lab-on-a-chip drives search for new drugs

A tiny lab the size of a postage stamp could be the next big thing in the search for safer anti-clotting drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes

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