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Are you using the right micropipette?

INTEGRA Biosciences is helping researchers to improve pipetting efficiency and ensure reliable results with a recently published guide to choosing the right micropipette. Split into three main topics – reliable results, efficiency and ergonomics – it looks at the main considerations when selecting a pipette to best meet the needs of your application. (more…)

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Sterility testing made easy

Merck is a renowned expert in sterility testing. With our Steritest™ Symbio Pumps and accessories, reliable sterility testing is now even easier. They will speed up and streamline your workflow, maximising safety, confidence and convenience. (more…)

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Simplify metal mining processes

Titration (titrimetric analysis) is a quantitative analytical method, which accompanies the entire chain of the metal mining process in order to improve the leaching process or minimise chemical consumption in purification. Among potential analytical procedures, titration has proven to be a robust and rather simple analytical technique that can be used at nearly any point […]

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Introducing new ultra-low freezers

Designed with new energy-savings and sustainability features, Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 89000 Series ultra-low freezers feature four upright models, maximising storage capacity from 30 000 up to 60 0002mL vials. A simplified touch-screen interface, utilising capacitive touch, enables easy access to set points, data and other performance and security information. Labotec exclusively supplies the Forma brand […]

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Rap parody wins the MicroTAS Video Competition 2017

The MicroTAS Video Competition 2017, sponsored by Dolomite Microfluidics and Lab on a Chip, and supported by the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society, saw first prize awarded to Anu Kaushik and Alex Trick, PhD candidates in the BioMEMS and Single Molecule Dynamics Lab at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. (more…)

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New video demonstrates fast and easy microplate pipetting

INTEGRA continues to place itself at the forefront of pipetting technology, developing and perfecting its VIAFLO 96/384 range of microplate pipettes for a variety of applications, including ELISA, PCR, and nucleic acid and protein extraction. With intuitive hand guided operation, these systems enable the simultaneous transfer of entire plates in a single step, increasing throughput […]

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Innovative animal-free cell culture improves consistency, safety and efficiency

Berlin, Germany – November 6, 2017 – InVitria, a division of Ventria Bioscience, has announced the launch of a new media formulation service at the international BIO-Europe conference in Berlin, Germany. Leveraging Ventria’s proprietary ExpressTec technology, InVitria has developed and commercialised eight recombinant proteins and cell culture media supplements made in a completely animal-free system. […]

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Demarcation Regulations for the healthcare insurance sector are an attack on the black middle class

The rise of the black middle class is a South African success story. Why is government clamping down on their freedom of choice? With thousands of middle-income black families now enjoying access to education, private health care, good housing and an assortment of consumer goods unknown to previous generations, why is government intent on destroying […]

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