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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.

Advancing early detection of pancreatic cancer

Immunovia has received final approval to begin patient testing for the IMMray PanCan-d test – the first blood test on the market dedicated to the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

IBMS Congress: Early Booking Discount deadline approaching

The Early Booking Discount for attendance at the IBMS Congress in 2022 (14–17 March 2022) is due to expire on 30 October 2021.

Remotely controlled heating stations

The EchoTherm RHB20 Series from Torrey Pines Scientific was designed for use in robotic systems. As such, it is a small, self-contained unit that runs off 12 volts DC.

Primary diagnosis of prostate cancer by AI authorised by FDA

Paige, a leader in AI-based diagnostic software in pathology, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorisation for Paige Prostate, a clinical-grade AI solution for prostate cancer detection.

Modernising laboratory processes within a wider digital strategy

An innovative trust will deploy WinPath Enterprise as a hosted solution and use the implementation to create clinical pathways in which diagnostics play a full role in safe and efficient patient management.

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.

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