Automated agility boosts use the of electronic document systems

Driven by the demands of the electronic common technical document (eCTD) standard and made easier by hosted offerings, electronic document management is enjoying a renaissance among mid-sized pharma organisations - and for good reason, says...

Science News: Measuring war

A mortality figure based on a survey may appear unambiguous, but critics tend to exploit the public's unfamiliarity with sampling methods, inferences from samples, and resulting confidence intervals.

Sleep helps people learn

Sleep helps the mind learn complicated tasks and helps people recover learning they otherwise thought they had forgotten over the course of a day.

Change management software cuts production downtime

By introducing change management and version control software for all industrial programmable devices in a manufacturing plant, a soft drinks giant has minimised production downtime, therefore avoiding costly delays and disrupting delivery...

Torquing sense for process plant machine monitoring and control

Plant monitoring and control is particularly vital in the continuous process industries, where multiple machines must act in harmony. Tony Ingham considers the techniques.

Savings can be made by predictive modelling of fats in chocolates

In these days of rising food ingredient costs it is crucial in order to stay competitive to be able to make cost savings wherever and whenever possible. Geoff Talbot, Imro 't Zand and Kevin W Smith report.

Hormones, brain activity, and sex

A new study is the first to demonstrate differences in brain activity as women considered masculinised and feminised male faces and whether...

Prototyping with Industrial Robots

The production of a new ship's propeller is time consuming because a foundry workers must first fashion a model and a mold based on it. Industrial robots will support them in the future.

Tube selector reduces contamination

For laboratories looking to reduce sample contamination the new Micronic Tube Selector enables 'hands-free' manual picking and placing of...

New robotic repair system

Researchers at Queen's University are developing a new robotic system to service more than 8,000 satellites now orbiting the Earth, beyond the flight range of ground-based repair operations.

Protein-cholesterol interactions in brain

In a recent study, biophysicists have used 3,200 computer processors and long-established data on cholesterol's role in the function of...

Software for future robotic interplanetary missions

An international team of engineers is to develop mission-critical control software for future European robotic space missions, it has been announced.

Solid-state NMR moves toward atomic-scale resolution of proteins

A team of researchers has developed unique uses of solid-state NMR spectroscopy. Scientist Live spoke with Dr. Rienstra about his...

Solvent Enhanced Light Scattering technique

Viscotek has released an application note that describes a new light scattering technique that could be very helpful in Gel Permeation...

Flexible, modular microscope

Life science research and routine applications will benefit from the outstanding flexibility and adaptability brought to the market by the Axio Scope.A1 microscope.

Microscope control and image evaluation software

Users in the fields of life sciences and materials microscopy can benefit from faster, easier-to-use and intelligent microscope control and image evaluation with the launch of AxioVision 4.7.

Investigating the origin of life

Scientists at Penn State have developed a new computational method that they say will help them to understand how life began on Earth.

Temperature controlled reaction chemistry

Used with a suitable circulator the new Storm Workstation from Radleys provides precise controlled heating and cooling from -65 to +200 ºC.

Urine chemistry analyser

The Clinitek Advantus Analyser is a highly productive, semi-automatic urine chemistry analyser that can perform up to 500 tests per hour.

CHN Elemental Analyser

Determination of the Carbon, Hydrogen and Nitrogen content is a widely used analytical technique to confirm the composition and / or purity of an unknown sample.




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