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Centre of Excellence reopens as the pandemic eases

Beckman Coulter has announced the reopening of its cutting-edge Centre of Excellence training facility in its UK and Ireland head office, located in High Wycombe.

Extensive FISH expertise available for support and training

OGT, a Sysmex Group company, has expanded support activities with CytoCell University – an initiative that promises to partner with scientists to provide innovative and expert training on the basics of fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH).

Positive displacement pipettes unaffected by the nature of the sample

While air-displacement pipettes are highly accurate for most pipetting applications, their performance is adversely affected by the physical properties of the solutions handled, such as viscosity, volatility, surface tension and temperature.

Cleaning system for wax-contaminated tools launched

Menarini Diagnostics has announced the expansion of its comprehensive instrument range with the new fully automated cleaning system HistosMATE for wax-contaminated tools, which will increase laboratory productivity and safety.

Developments in cytocentrifugation

Regarded as the gold standard in cytocentrifugation, Cytospin is used in thousands of laboratories and a range of applications, and is cited extensively in published papers around the world.

More sensitive kidney disease test reveals cancer risk link

Using a more sensitive test than is commonly used in the NHS, researchers have been able to show, for the first time, that even mild kidney disease is associated with an increased risk of developing and dying from cancer.

Learn how to make laboratory processes sustainable

Lab Innovations, the UK's only trade exhibition for the entire laboratory industry, returns on 3–4 November this year, with an even greater focus on sustainability.

Digital corrosion-resistant programmable stirring hot plates

Torrey Pines Scientific has launched its new EchoTherm Model HS70 corrosion-resistant fully programmable digital stirring hot plates.

Mounting media with far-red counterstain and fluorescence quenching

Biotium, a provider of reagents for immunofluorescence microscopy, is expanding its line of antifade wet-set and hardset EverBrite Mounting Medium with options that include Biotium’s new far-red NucSpot 640 nuclear counterstain.

Rapid turbidimetric gastrointestinal test kits

BIOHIT HealthCare is now distributing three new particle-enhanced turbidimetric immunoassays (PETIAs) for the rapid and differential diagnosis of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases.

Putting laboratories in control of gas and liquid nitrogen supplies

Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) has launched a new line of SLS Lab Pro gas and liquid nitrogen generators, available exclusively in the UK and Ireland.

Dotmatics announces support for AWS for Health initiative

Dotmatics, a scientific informatics software and services company, has announced support for the AWS for Health initiative from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to improve laboratory efficiency and accelerate the pace of scientific innovation.

Mandated funding needed to boost access to diagnostic innovations

Roche Diagnostics UK and Ireland has launched a new report calling for the system of funding for diagnostics to be the same as for new medicines to ensure innovations reach patients sooner.

Delivering faster, more accurate and efficient tissue dissection

Xyall has launched its Tissector High Throughput (HT) system for greater precision diagnostics, enabling high-volume, molecular diagnostic laboratories to capitalise on the company’s automated, tissue dissection technology.

Partnership to make digital pathology more accessible

Olympus and Grundium are collaborating to combine their expertise in microscopy optics and digital imaging to benefit pathology.

Shedding new light on the origin of colorectal tumours

The research group of Hugo Snippert, Oncode Investigator at the Center of Molecular Medicine at UMC Utrecht, reports the first detailed insights into the pace and patterns by which genetic alterations are generated by tumours.

Avacta’s diagnostic division achieves ISO 13485 certification

Avacta Life Sciences’ diagnostics division has achieved ISO 13485 certification for the quality management system for the manufacture and distribution of Affimer reagents for lateral flow, ELISA and immunodiagnostic in vitro diagnostic devices.

Low retention pipette tips available in environmentally friendly racks

INTEGRA is now offering Low Retention GripTips in its popular ECO Racks format. These racks significantly reduce the amount of plastic used in the laboratory, and save space.

US Center of Excellence in Clinical Metabolomics launched

Thermo Fisher Scientific and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) West Coast Metabolomics Center has announced the launch of The Center of Excellence in Clinical Metabolomics.

A pipette every bench should have

While commonly used air-displacement pipettes are accurate for most pipetting applications, their performance is adversely affected by the physical properties of the solutions handled, such as viscosity, volatility, surface tension and temperature.

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