Thermo Fisher Scientific Facilities Achieve ISO 13485 Certification
News Apr 04, 2013
The sites in Franklin and San Jose are the first of Thermo Fisher’s liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry sites to achieve ISO 13485 certification.
Thermo Scientific TLX multiplexed HPLC (high performance liquid chromatography) platforms and a number of Thermo Scientific mass spectrometry systems will be designed and manufactured under this standard, paving the way for CE-IVD device registration in Europe and Class-1 medical device listing in the United States, the company said.
“This is a critical step in our ongoing initiative to develop LC-MS-based devices for the clinical market,” said Dan Shine, president of Thermo Fisher’s chromatography and mass spectrometry business. “The medical community is expressing great interest in utilizing LC-MS technology, and we’re aggressively developing tools to address this growing demand.”
Technology Allows Inexpensive Extraction of Rare Earth ElementsNews
New efficient and inexpensive technologies could allow the extraction of rare earth elements, critical components of many electronics and green products, from waste coal ash.READ MORE
Advantage of Breastfeeding to Increase Mother-Child BondNews
Researchers have found that the molecule RAGE, on the intestinal epithelium, transports oxytocin into the blood even after neonate gut closure. This finding suggests breastfeeding and oral oxytocin administration is advantageous to increase its concentration in blood and mother-child bond.READ MORE
Human Minibrains reveal the Effects of Psychedelic SubstancesNews
By employing mass spectrometry-based proteomics to analyze cerebral organoids, scientists identified the effects of psychedelic substances in the brain.READ MORE