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Biomarker for the earlier detection of sepsis

Beckman Coulter has announced the results of a study which found that monocyte distribution width, together with white blood cell count with differential, can detect the risk of sepsis and severe infection upon patient presentation in A&E.

Fluorescent dyes that push emission further into the infrared spectrum

Biotium has announced the release of infrared CF850 and CF870 dyes – long-wavelength dyes that are the first commercially available fluorescent dyes with emission maxima greater than 850 nm.

Liquid-handling solutions improve cell viability

INTEGRA Biosciences offers a full range of electronic pipettes, pipetting robots and media dispensers tailored to allow gentle pipetting for cell-based liquid-handling tasks.

Canine distemper virus monoclonal antibodies

ViroStat has released a new set of monoclonal antibodies specific to the nucleocapsid of the canine distemper virus. Select antibody pairs can be used for the detection of the virus by immunoassay methods including IFA and ELISA.

New-generation near-patient haematology analyser launched

HORIBA UK has launched its new-generation Microsemi CRP point-of-care haematology analyser. At just 30 cm wide, the new Microsemi CRP LC-767G is nearly 25% more compact and lightweight than its predecessor.

New range of heat-sealed films for microplates

A comprehensive new range of top-quality plate seals is now available from Alpha Laboratories. These high-performance heat-sealing films and foils are designed to meet the needs of the modern life sciences laboratory.

Automated pipetting solutions that assist antibiotic development

INTEGRA is helping in the vital task of tackling antibiotic resistance by providing the liquid-handling tools to help increase throughput and reproducibility in drug development workflows.

Developments on show at the Cleanroom Technology Conference

Cherwell Laboratories, a specialist in cleanroom microbiology solutions, will be attending the Cleanroom Technology Conference 2021.

Mass spectrometry hardware and software advances quantitative analysis

Laboratories can now benefit from accelerated throughput and improved sensitivity to meet rapidly changing regulatory requirements and provide the fast responses needed for tackling emerging human and environmental health risks.

Grant available to improve live-cell imaging research

CytoSMART Technologies has opened applications for the Autumn 2021 CytoSMART Research Grant. The CytoSMART Research Grant is an initiative to help motivated students and researchers to improve their project's quality.

Automated pipetting robot introduced to North America

Flow Robotics, a Denmark-based designer and producer of robots for automated liquid handling and the creator of the flowbot ONE, has established a North American subsidiary, Flow Robotics, Inc.

Collaboration expanded with worldwide distribution agreement

Agilent has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Visiopharm to co-market Visiopharm’s CE/IVD-marked artificial intelligence (AI)-driven precision pathology software in addition to Agilent’s automated pathology staining solutions.

More pipette tip options available in environmentally friendly racks

INTEGRA is now offering 300 μL and 1250 μL WIDE BORE, 300 μL LONG and 1250 μL SHORT GripTips in its popular ECO Racks, in both 96- and 384-tip configurations.

Antibodies to canine parvovirus

ViroStat has released a set of new monoclonal antibodies to canine parvovirus (CPV). These antibodies form pairs to detect the virus by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), and also function in immunofluorescent antibody (IFA) staining.

Public engagement in the time of COVID

Dr Suzy Lishman has held regular public engagement events for over a decade, but they ground to a halt when the pandemic hit and the first lockdown was introduced.

Invitation to take part in smartLABconnects

The first smartLABconnects will go online on 7–8 September, participation in which is free of charge. Click on this story for the link to register.

Commitment to excellence in dermatopathology in the USA

PathGroup, one of the largest providers of anatomical pathology, digital pathology, clinical and molecular laboratory services in the United States, has acquired DermLab.

Dog vaccination essential for preventing rabies in humans and animals

A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination.

Marketing and sales appointment at Sakura Finetek

Sakura Finetek Europe has appointed Mateo Iglesias as Vice President of Marketing & Sales EMEAI. Mateo will be responsible for all marketing and sales activities for Sakura's fast-growing markets.

Navigating the post-COVID world: how digital health solutions can help

As the health service responds to the various backlogs that have developed as a result of the ongoing pandemic, Chris Hudson provides a brief overview of Roche digital solutions and how they facilitate better patient care.

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