World's most powerful Microscope ready for Research (Lab Equipment)
The world’s most powerful microscope, which resides in a specially constructed room at the University of Victoria, has now been fully assembled and tested, and has a lineup of scientists and businesses eager to use it.
Timing risk in Life Technologies deal (Lab Equipment)
The proposed $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corp. by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. faces few substantive regulatory hurdles, but the companies warn regulatory approval might not come until January 2014. Analysts said that's because of uncertainty about the timing...
Sandia Labs is on the forefront of Bio-terror Detection (Lab Equipment)
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are developing a medical instrument that will be able to quickly detect a suite of biothreat agents, including anthrax, ricin, botulinum, shiga and SEB toxin.
LabX December Holiday Listing Event has Returned! (Lab Equipment)
Listing fees 75% off for Lab Glassware, Lab Supplies, and special selected categories for the entire month of December.
Research on Nanocrystals to Move From Lab to Market (Lab Equipment)
UC Riverside and The Idea Zoo, Inc., sign license agreement to commercialize research performed in Yadong Yin’s lab
Technological Advances and Increasing Applications Drives the Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (Lab Equipment)
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens markets. The global market for Laboratory Refrigerators and Ovens is projected to reach US$1.2 billion by 2018.
Biotechnology: the next technology super-cycle? (Lab Equipment)
This October marks the thirtieth anniversary of the first biotechnology drug approved for human medical use. On the 28 October 1982, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Genentech/Lilly’s Humulin - a genetically engineered version of natural human insulin - for the treatment of...
New Chemistry Technique (Lab Equipment)
The new technique, described in an advance online edition of the journal Nature Chemistry on September 23, 2012, mimics a crucial but obscure biochemical phenomenon that allows cells to make terpenes. The discovery may one day result in cheaper, fully synthetic versions of the cancer drug Taxol...
PRODUCT FOCUS: Refrigerators & Freezers (Lab Equipment)
In science laboratories, researchers know the value of keeping samples frozen for long periods of time. Nonetheless, many scientists don’t give much thought to the features of a laboratory freezer. Click the link to read more.
Repair, Maintenance, and Calibration, Oh My! (Lab Equipment)
Designing the most cost-effective and efficient instrument service program requires careful consideration. Four instrument service models are available, along with a fifth that is a blend of the first four.
New technique yields information critical to biofuels research (Lab Equipment)
Pioneering mass spectrometry methods developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Ames Laboratory are helping plant biologists get their first glimpses of never-before-seen plant tissue structures.
With a thin sliver of diamond, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have transformed the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) into an even more precise tool for exploring the nanoworld.
Cell Clusters Demand A-tension (Lab Equipment)
How single cells work together to create a tissue is major question across biomedical sciences. Engineering professor Eric R. Dufresne applied tools from engineering and physics to address the critical question of how the mechanical properties of cells are altered when multiple cells cooperate...
Nanocrystal Growth Study Helps Develop Advanced Energy Devices (Lab Equipment)
A research team headed by Haimei Zheng from the Materials Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has experimentally demonstrated a key but controversial hypothesis describing nanocrystal growth.
Latest analytical technology ensures biogas efficiency (Lab Equipment)
The HACH LANGE test and monitoring equipment enables the operators of AD plants to ensure that the bacteria are provided with optimum conditions so that biogas production is as efficient as possible. As a result, less waste is sent for landfill and renewable energy is generated efficiently.
5 Top Tips for GC (Lab Equipment)
As samples become increasingly active and more complex, labs simply cannot afford interferences caused by flow path activity in their GCs. A non-inert flow path can cause peak tailing and signal loss. It can also hide parts of samples, so users would never know what was missing, among other...