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Chemistry in 2019

2019 was an exciting year for science as it marked the 150th birthday of the periodic table of elements and as a result, the year was designated as the International Year of the Periodic Table. From an old invention to modern day discoveries, here we take a look at some more recent advances in the field of chemistry and the highlights of 2019

Isolation of circulating cell free DNA

AMS Bio has expanded its range of cfPure Cell Free DNA Purification Kits for rapid and efficient isolation of circulating cell free DNA (cfDNA)

Fluorescent multiplexing solution

Olympus and Ultivue announce comarketing agreement for fluorescent multiplexing solution: Olympus Slideview VS200 slide scanner and Ultivue UltiMapper reagents meet the changing needs of the scientific community

New predesigned synthetic sgRNAs

Horizon Discovery introduces predesigned synthetic sgRNAs to streamline CRISPR gene editing workflows: individual sgRNA and library collections expand Edit-R gene editing platform

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

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

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

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






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