Bruker announces the world’s first preclinical magnetic particle imaging system

At the 2013 World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC), Bruker announced the world’s first Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) system, an entirely new technology for preclinical imaging.

Victrix CMCC chooses Cresset’s software for drug discovery consulting projects

Under a new agreement, Victrix CMCC will use Cresset’s software for their computational chemistry consulting projects.

EU urged to increase investment in human-relevant testing tools for chemicals, cosmetics, medicines

Consortium including Dow, DuPont, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, animal NGOs and academia issue statement

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 protein channels in the membrane are activated by special signals contained in proteins destined for secretion.

Plant molecular farming: a new biotech wave

Opportunities and challenges in Europe in the production of biopharmaceuticals using plant molecular farming

Molecular diagnostic controls for chlamydia and gonorrhea assays

SeraCare introduces controls optimised for popular nucleic acid testing platforms

Molecular diagnostics technology aids German hospital in management of E coli crisis

CE Marked xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) used to triage patients at German Kliniken der Stadt Koln

Molecular target aims at aggressive prostate cancer

Researchers have identified a potential target to treat an aggressive type of prostate cancer

Linear shaking baths for molecular biologists

GLS Aqua Plus series includes a choice of two models (12 and 18 litre) and features a robust patented, high quality magnetically coupled shaking mechanism

Molecular Profiles expands manufacturing capabilities

Manufacturing capability will initially focus on the company's expert area of difficult-to-formulate molecules

Raman optical activity offers molecular structural information

Honggang Li and Laurence A Nafie look at how new developments in instrumentation, raman optical activity has been applied to the absolute configuration of small chiral molecules

Novel molecular diagnostics solutions meet demand for fast, accurate testing

The first real-time tests for tuberculosis and drug resistant tuberculosis and a way to measure the viral load or amount of hepatitis B virus in a blood sample are among the advances in molecular diagnostic technology

Analysing intracellular molecular diffusion

Diffusion measurement package for the Olympus FluoView FV1000 confocal microscope

Constructing molecular knots

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have constructed molecular 'knots' with dimensions of around two nanometers (2 x 10-9 nm) around 30,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair.

Acupuncture's molecular effects pinned down

A team of scientists have identified the molecule adenosine as a central player in parlaying some of the effects of acupuncture in the body.

A molecular fishing trip

Scientists went on a molecular fishing trip and netted a catch of new mediators that not only can explain how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, but also hint at novel treatments for a host of diseases linked to inflammatory processes.

Brain-like computing on an organic molecular layer

In our brains, information processing circuits-neurons-evolve continuously to solve complex problems. An international research team has created a similar process of circuit evolution in an organic molecular layer that can solve complex problems.

Molecular prosthesis against gout

Researchers have devised a new method for preventing and permanently eradicating the cause of gout. It involves implanting a biological network that regulates the uric acid levels autonomously.

Molecular LEGO kit to create nano-cubes

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have devised a molecular 'LEGO toolkit' which can be used to assemble a vast number of new and functional chemical compounds.

Energy of molecular hydrogen

In an important first for a promising new technology, scientists have used a quantum computer to calculate the precise energy of molecular hydrogen.






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