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Partnership to achieve full laboratory automation in Ireland

Beckman Coulter has announced a continuing partnership with Mayo University Hospital, working together to achieve full laboratory automation, tackling the challenges brought by an increased workload and diminishing staff.

Update to labCONSOL automation software released

H.E.L Group has released the latest version of its laboratory automation software, labCONSOL 1.2. The new functionality enhances the intuitive user experience to increase laboratory productivity and efficiency, and facilitate process automation.

Simplifying standard fluorescence imaging and expression checks

The latest Olympus DP series microscope camera, the DP23M monochrome camera, continues the series’ reputation for delivering high-quality images.

Improved prescribing of antibiotics for bacterial infections

Test and Treat has launched a novel point-of-care (POC) technology that identifies bacterial infection and a quantitative antibiotic susceptibility profile in less than two hours.

Cepheid receives CE mark for rapid molecular diagnostic test

Cepheid has received the CE mark for Xpert Xpress CoV-2/Flu/RSV plus, a rapid molecular diagnostic test for the viruses causing COVID-19, influenza A and B, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections from a single patient sample.

Collaboration to develop AI-based digital pathology applications

Roche and Ibex Medical Analytics will develop an image analysis workflow for pathologists to access Ibex’s AI algorithms, insights, and decision support tools using NAVIFY Digital Pathology, the cloud version of Roche's uPath enterprise software.

Veterinary haematology CPD webinar hosted by HORIBA

Following the success of its inaugural CPD veterinary online meeting, HORIBA UK has announced that it is to host another in its free-to-attend educational series.

Transfusion in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients SHOT webinar

The SHOT team will host a webinar on Tuesday 19 October, 1300–1400 BST, on Transfusion in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Click on this story for the link to register.

Launch of pan-malaria monoclonal antibodies

ViroStat has released new parasitic lactate dehydrogenase (pLDH) monoclonal antibodies, which can be powerful immunoassay tools for malaria detection.

Optimised water cooling of temperature-controlled stages

Linkam Scientific Instruments has launched a new Water Circulation Pump (WCP), designed specifically to provide optimised water cooling to its range of temperature and environmental control stages.

Connecting microscopists to advance research and imaging

The second Olympus Discovery Summit, a free two-day event, will take place on 26–27 October 2021. Click on this story for the link to register.

Secure blood storage with new refrigerators

Healthcare professionals and those working in clinical research can now benefit from a new range of fully compliant and sustainable refrigerators designed specifically for the cold storage of blood and blood-related products and samples.

Open-access publishing: a post pandemic role

Professor Tony Rhodes recently took over editorship of the British Journal of Biomedical Science. Here he gives some thought to the task ahead and the role of open-access publishing.

New range of low-retention pipette tips

Nerbe plus Premium Surface low-retention pipette tips are now available in the UK exclusively from Alpha Laboratories.

How to optimise laboratory assets effectively

Laboratories are preparing for future challenges after the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, and technology is a critical piece of the puzzle, says Carola Schmidt, global director of automated solutions at PerkinElmer.

New cancer inhibitor could lead to improved treatment options in CML

Researchers have discovered a potential advancement in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), which they hope will one day offer an improved option for treating patients with this form of blood cancer.

Collaboration to offer high-throughput 3D cell screening solution

UPM Biomedicals has entered into an agreement with PerkinElmer Health Sciences to act as a distributor of the GrowDex and GrowDase range of products.

Customised implementation consultancy connects technology and people

Building on the success of SMART Automation, Sakura Finetek Europe continues to innovate with the launch of ‘Bridge’, a new implementation consultancy service that connects professionals in the laboratory with Sakura’s SMART Automation technology.

A single laboratory information system for Northern Ireland

CliniSys has won a major contract to deploy a single laboratory information system across Northern Ireland as part of a modernisation programme to create a world-class pathology service for the country.

Super-resolution confocal microscope module launched

CrestOptics, a manufacturer of advanced systems for fluorescence microscopy and diagnostic applications, has launched DeepSIM, a super-resolution module designed to enhance the imaging capabilities of confocal microscope systems.

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