Preventing bacteria from falling in with the wrong crowd could help stop gum disease

Stripping some mouth bacteria of their access key to gangs of other pathogenic oral bacteria could help prevent gum disease and tooth loss. The study, published in the journal Microbiology suggests that this bacterial access key could be a...

Singapore scientists lead in 3D mapping of human genome to help understand human diseases

Genome Institute of Singapore has led a continuing study on the human genome spatial/structural configuration, revealing how genes interact/communicate and influence each other, even when they are located far away from each other.

Scientists reveal how cholera bacterium gains a foothold in the gut

A team of biologists at the University of York has made an important advance in our understanding of the way cholera attacks the body.

Scientists map one of life’s molecular mysteries

All living organisms are made up of cells, behind these intricate life forms lie complex cellular processes that allow our bodies to function. Researchers working on protein secretion - a fundamental process in biology - have revealed how...

Route parasite takes to infect fish uncovered

Scientists in Aberdeen have made a discovery which could ultimately help to develop a control for a major cause of infection in farmed fish.

Pharmacy academic awarded medal for research into new materials

Scientist whose research into novel materials could provide new ways of administering vital drugs is to be presented with an award

Developing protein-based assays for early disease detection

Agilent Technologies Inc and Integrated Diagnostics have announced a strategic partnership

Food research centre chooses ProtoCOL colony counter

Synbiosis' ProtoCOL automated colony counting system is being used at the Robert Mondavi Research Institute, a major US food and wine...

Contamination control products and clinical diagnostic kits

Detecting, eliminating and preventing cell culture contamination and identifying Legionella in water samples

Innovative multi-analyte testing

Globally, there is now a growing need for rapid cost effective screening methods for antimicrobial and growth promoter compounds in matrices...

Test identifies 14 high-risk types associated with the development of cervical cancer

Research points to benefits of HPV test for primary screening in cervical cancer screening programme

Colony count/zone measurement system

Saves time by producing precise potency analysis from raw data

Smart cancer diagnostics

Test now enables respective mutations to be identified in routine laboratory operations

Rowing team unveils its secret weapon

Siemens’ RAPIDPoint 350 Blood Gas Analyser used to gain valuable athletic performance data

Future growth areas for drug delivery device industry

Report identifies opportunities and threats faced as markets change radically over the next 10 years

Roads pave the way for the spread of superbugs

They play a major role in the spread or containment of antibiotic resistant bacteria, study suggests

Analysing microbial contamination

Synbiosis introduces new aCOLade manual colony counter with automatic result recording

Automated biochemistry assay for heart-type fatty acid binding protein

Can be used routinely for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome, via new CE-marked laboratory assay

Rising diabetes epidemic promises huge gains for insulin management systems

Pool of more than 400 million diabetics anticipated by 2030, says Frost & Sullivan

Automated production of high quality blood agar

Quality of blood agar plates is of prime importance for the reliable determination of haemolysis type




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