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Creating one of the most unusual science classrooms in the UK

PRO dome has been fully kitted out as a multi-research facility on the roof of the school, used primarily to extend the learning of A-Level Science students



Almac announces further expansion and new jobs

Craigavon-based pharmaceutical company Almac, has announced the commercial manufacturing expansion. Over the next three years up to 229 jobs will be created.



High resolution NMR analytical services

Warwick Analytical Service has produced an analytical service note that demonstrates the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance specroscopic data the company is able to routinely achieve.



Research reveals low exposure of excellent work by female scientists

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have found that high quality science by female academics is underrepresented in comparison to that of their male counterparts.



3Rs science has moved from margin to mainstream

UK commitment to discovering laboratory methods that reduce the reliance on animal use and improve animal welfare (known as the 3Rs) is stronger than ever before.



Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology 2012

Eppendorf and the world-renowned journal Science are now accepting applications for the 2012 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology.



Students investigate the science of the sprout

Young scientists at the Eden Project are testing their DNA for the gene that may answer the eternal Christmas dinner conundrum: why can’t some people stand Brussels sprouts?



Massive international investment in new food science laboratories

Around the world, major investments in new food science laboratories are designed to bring the benefits of swift analyses to manufacturers and regulatory authorities. Sean Ottewell reports



Silicon immersion objectives for life science imaging

Extended time-lapse experiments, at high resolution and with deep penetration, says Olympus



Pittcon highlights the latest lab science innovations

Pittcon is the world's premier conference and exposition on laboratory science and 2011 was no different in terms of the number of new technologies being launched. Sean Ottewell looks at the show highlights



Blood Science platform consolidation increases effectiveness

The Blood Science laboratory at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has introduced 13 serology assays onto their Roche Modular SWA platform



Lab automation tools 'make science easy'

Agilent Bravo for protein purification leverages proprietary AssayMAP microchromatography technology



Sigma Life Science collection of Prestige Antibodies exceeds 10,000

Each Prestige Antibody is supported by over 700 immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence and Western blot images, with complete data for each product publicly available through the Human Protein Atlas



Science in the media

A major new report into science and the media has drawn on research by Cardiff University which found that that in some respects specialist science news reporting in the UK is in relatively good health.



Cadence Science Hypodermic Needles

Cadence Science hypodermic needles are precision made and designed to insure strict adherence with U.S. Government specification GG-N-196.



Food science information

With more than 680000 records, FSTA (Food Science and Technology Abstracts) is the largest food science database in existence. Coverage encompasses all aspects of food science, food technology and food-related human nutrition.



Metabolic approach to L-carnitine science

A core belief regarding the involvement of the cellular mitochondria, as the centre for metabolic function, has led Sigma-tau SpA (Italy) and Sigma-tau HealthScience (Italy) to develop Metabolic Approach, what it describes as athe definitive means to nutritional support for optimum metabolic function'.



Disposable design: the science of thin-walled packaging optimisation

As our requirement for disposable food packaging continues to expand, more packaging producers are turning to computational simulation in order to satisfy the structural, commercial and environmental design requirements. Ronald van Dijk describes some of the issues in thin-walled packaging design, and how numerical simulation can be used produce an optimal solution to a complex problem.



Openness is key for the food science and technology business

It is an exciting time for food science and technology. On the one hand, the staggering capabilities of the new bioscience to change food materials and to understand their impact on human health challenge us continuously, raising economic, legal and ethical issues on a worldwide basis. Professor Peter Lillford, president of the Institute of Food Science & Technology, reports.



Speed and point of sampling are the drivers for measurement science

Increasing the speed of sample throughput and the desire to conduct analysis at the point of sampling ­ be it in the field, factory or surgery ­ are two of the major trends driving measurement science today. Helen Parkes and Derek Craston report.



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