Demarcation Regulations

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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BAIC South Africa

BAIC SA announces first equipment arrival for new multi-billion rand SA plant

BAIC South Africa (SA) today announced that the first shipment of vehicle assembly plant equipment for the new BAIC automotive manufacturing facility, currently under construction in the Coega Special Economic Zone, has arrived in Port Elizabeth. (more…)

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Less waste 100% recyclable

Mettler Toledo’s Rainin TerraRack line of pipette tip racks is an innovative solution to minimising the problem of plastic tip rack waste. TerraRacks are 50% lighter than conventional tip racks, highly compressible when empty and completely recyclable. (more…)

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Fully motorised system

The fully motorised IX83 from Olympus is the most advanced member of the IX3 series of inverted imaging systems and offers a new level of application flexibility. Choose from the one-deck system with a low, ergonomic stage or the two-deck system with additional expansion capabilities. (more…)

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Merck earns accreditation mE

Merck earns accreditation

Merck Life Sciences has earned the ISO/IEC-17025:2005 accreditation for the culture media manufactured at its Microbiology Quality Control Laboratory in Darmstadt, Germany. The accreditation assures customers in the food and beverage industries that Merck’s lab adheres to the most stringent international standards for quality in preparation and performance. It also provides a benchmark for lab […]

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Merck earns accreditation

Hydraulic deadweight tester for measuring instruments

Deadweight testers are accepted as the most accurate method for the calibration of electronic or mechanical pressure measuring devices. Instrotech is offering the LR-Cal LDW series of deadweight testers, which are available in the ranges from 10 bar up to 1400 bar. (more…)

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Tecan’s innovative Spark

Tecan offers walkaway automation for biochemical assays

Tecan’s innovative Spark® multimode reader can now provide walkaway processing of up to 50 assay plates per run with the addition of the new Spark-Stack™ integrated microplate stacker. This versatile and field-upgradeable module is designed to reliably automate plate loading, unloading and re-stacking for non-lidded SLAS-format microplates from six to 1,536 wells. (more…)

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Lab Innovations 2017

Join Labtex at Lab Innovations 2017

Specialist laboratory and process chemistry solutions provider Labtex is returning to Lab Innovations for the third successive year with a bigger and better stand than ever before. Taking place on the 1st and 2nd of November at the NEC in Birmingham, this event is the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory technology, analytical and biotech […]

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biotech equipment

Insights and Innovations theatre offers packed schedule at Lab Innovations 2017

Lab Innovations – the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory, analytical and biotech equipment – returns to the NEC, Birmingham, for its sixth consecutive year on the 1st and 2nd of November 2017. With the largest gathering of laboratory suppliers in the UK, this free-to-attend show has lots on offer for professionals across a wide […]

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single-cell RNA-Seq

Dolomite Bio offers single-cell RNA-Seq to tackle kidney research

Scientists at the Epigenetics in Human Health and Disease Laboratory, Monash University, Australia, have adopted Dolomite Bio’s Single Cell RNA-Seq System to further their research into animal models of diabetic nephropathy. Mark Ziemann, research fellow and next generation sequencing specialist, explained: “Previously, we’ve run bulk RNA sequencing on these animal models, and discovered a lot […]

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Compact, powerful particle analyser

HORIBA’s new LA-350 Laser Diffraction Particle Size Distribution Analyser offers the ideal combination of performance, price, and packaging. The LA-350 excels in applications as diverse as slurries, minerals, and paper chemistry. Based on the advanced optical design of previous LA-series analysers, the LA-350 strikes a harmonious balance between high-functionality, easy operation, low maintenance, and cost-effectiveness. […]

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Track particles in real time

Particle size and count directly impact performance in multi-phase processes including crystallisation, emulsification and flocculation. By monitoring particle size and count in real time, scientists can understand, optimise and scale-up processes confidently using evidence-based methods. (more…)

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