We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

10 Things We Didn't Know Last Week, September 21, 2018

List

10 news stories from across the world of science guaranteed to make you sound more interesting

Read more

Highlights of the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS Technology

Video

Watch this video to learn about the highlights of the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap GC-MS Technology.

Watch Now

Optimize This! Enhancing the Quality and Consistency of Cannabis and Extraction

Webinar

Everyone makes the best extracts. But are they optimized? And what does “the best” mean; does it mean high yield, high quality, or both? And what is quality anyway? Quality begins in the cultivation process and continues throughout the handling of the product from seed to sale.

Read more

3 Tips for Designer Drug Testing

List

Designer drugs have become a major concern worldwide and there is a need to detect and identify assorted chemical compounds that may not be well-characterized or identified as part of a standard drug compounds list.

Read more

Investigating authenticity and tracing origin with isotope fingerprints

Video

Using isotope fingerprints, food and beverage origin, authenticity and product label claims can be verified in a unique way.

Watch Now
Hoppy Beer Without the Nasty Surprise

Hoppy Beer Without the Nasty Surprise

News

The biochemical basis of unintended high alcohol content and high pressures in dry hopping has been explained, which could help brewers create “hoppy” beverages without the quality-control and safety issues.

Read more
 
Ancient Predator Teeth Could Regenerate
News

A team of palaeontologists have been able to discover more about how earliest predators were able to grow and regenerate their teeth.

Read more

Robotic Skin Gets the Spray Treatment
News

Researchers have developed a spray on tactile sensor that could help robotic surfaces mimic the sensing capabilities of human skin.

Read more

Plastic in Seabird Stomachs is Decreasing - Slowly
News

A new report has been published on the monitoring of plastics in stomachs of Northern Fulmars beached in the Netherlands.

Read more

 
 
 
 
Three Ways to Turn Life Science Suppliers into Partners
Three Ways to Turn Life Science Suppliers into Partners
Article

A growing number of life science businesses are turning to greater supply chain collaboration for benefits like accelerated time to market, improved quality, reduced risk and more rapid and widespread innovation. But while 68% of executives in this industry say active and meaningful engagement with suppliers is essential to success, far too many, over a third, struggle to implement it.

Read more

On-demand Explosions are Helping to Build Better Batteries
On-demand Explosions are Helping to Build Better Batteries
Article

A new device allows researchers to make lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries fail on demand, and that’s a crucial step in making them safer.

Read more

Lytic vs Lysogenic – Understanding Bacteriophage Life Cycles
Lytic vs Lysogenic – Understanding Bacteriophage Life Cycles
Article

Bacteriophage (phage) are obligate intracellular viruses that specifically infect bacteria. Here we take an overview of their structure, life-cycle and the role they have played in advancing science and medicine.

Read more

The Agricultural Perspective on Water Contamination by Pharmaceuticals
The Agricultural Perspective on Water Contamination by Pharmaceuticals
Article

Despite centuries of research into drug development, investigation into the environmental impact of pharmaceuticals is a much younger field. If not treated effectively, there is the potential for pharmaceuticals in wastewater to affect the agricultural industry through the use of this contaminated water supply.

Read more

A Micro-revolution with Giant Benefits
A Micro-revolution with Giant Benefits
Article

With more and more applications of the microfluidics industry becoming apparent, giving scientists the tools they need has never been more important. This article highlights major industries that benefit from microfluidic technology, and provides insights into how demands for microfluidic components are changing.

Read more

UHPLC- Robust Technology Built to Perform
UHPLC- Robust Technology Built to Perform
Article

Chromatography is the backbone of analytical laboratories with high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) representing the largest portion. Classical HPLC has been challenged - or complemented - in the last decade by ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC).

Read more