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THE POWER OF WATER AS A SOLVENT IN GREEN CHEMISTRY BY DR BETHANY CAMPBELL

People are paying greater attention to the environmental impact of everything they do, with businesses, governments and individuals becoming increasingly aware of the need for sustainability and subsequently this is being reflected in their actions. Chemists are no different, and play a key role in the movement towards a sustainable future, applying their trade in […]

EFFICIENT ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS: CAE LABORATORY’S TIME SAVING APPROACH TO AMMONIA AND TKN DETERMINATION

CAE Grand Ouest, a laboratory within the Veolia Group located in Western France, specializes in environmental analysis, particularly in water and soil. They evaluate pollution levels through the determination of key parameters like Ammonia and Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN). The laboratory’s expertise extends to the meticulous analysis of multiple wastewater and soil, these parameters serve […]

LABORATORY WEIGHING FOR HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS IN A CONFINED ENVIRONMENT

The Erlab Secure Captair weighing station guarantees an outstanding level of safety for users, providing the required stability as well as the level of accuracy required when weighing in the laboratory.   Erlab solutions are designed to ensure people’s safety when handling chemicals in the laboratory. Based on the principle of filtration, the Secure Captair […]

OPTIMIZE LIQUID HANDLING WITH INTEGRA VIAFLOW 96 & 384

Elevate your lab’s liquid handling capabilities with INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 and VIAFLO 384 handheld microplate processors. Designed for maximum efficiency, these devices facilitate the transfer of 96 and 384 samples in a single step, significantly enhancing pipetting throughput and reproducibility. All of this comes at a fraction of the cost of larger automation solutions. VIAFLO […]

HETTICH EBA 200 AND ROTOFIX 32A CENTRIFUGES FOR RAPID EXTRACTION OF PLATELET-RICH PLASMA

Platelets, crucial for coagulation and growth, hold the potential for tissue regeneration through the extraction of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). Utilizing Hettich EBA 200 and ROTOFIX 32A centrifuges, available from Labotec, this process ensures effective separation. The ROTOFIX 32A handles up to 4 x 100 ml or 6 x 94 ml, with a maximum RPM of […]

MIELE PROFESSIONAL WASHERS’ ASSIST SYMRISE SENSORY PERFUMERS

Article courtesy of Miele Professional and Symrise   Jil Sander, Fahrenheit, Tristano Onofri: fragrances which have been writing history in the world of perfumes for decades. It is a less-known fact that a company from Holzminden in Lower Saxony is behind these beguiling compositions. Today, Symrise has worldwide expertise in the field of fragrances and […]

INTEGRA launches the D-ONE single channel pipetting module for ASSIST PLUS

INTEGRA Biosciences has created the D-ONE single-channel pipetting module for hands-free transfers from individual tubes or wells using the ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot. This system effectively automates tedious tasks such as serial dilutions, sample normalization, hit picking or pipetting of complex plate layouts, increasing productivity and reproducibility in the lab while reducing hands-on time, processing […]

HOW TO BECOME A PCR PRO – DOWNLOAD THE EBOOK FOR FREE

The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a key life sciences technique. It has been used in molecular biology – including molecular diagnostics – for many years, and a number of different types, for example, RT-PCR, qPCR, vPCR and ddPCR have been developed over time. Today, PCR is a vital tool for the detection of pathogens, […]