The Skin Microbiome
Human skin is an ecosystem for billions of microorganisms that colonize each fold, crease and niche from head to toe. In this article, we describe what the skin microbiome is, which microorganisms are part of the skin microbiome and how we’ve come to understand the various relationships between the human skin and its microbial residents through advanced genomics.
Mycoplasma Contamination: Minimizing Risk To Avoid Cell Culture Complications
Avoiding contamination is a serious and continual challenge across all cell culture processes. This article explores a problematic microbiological contaminant, mycoplasma, and examines the tools available to help prevent its establishment and mitigate its impact.
AB SCIEX, Genedata and LECO Announce Partnership
New collaborative software system will enable metabolomics researchers to comprehensively process and analyze experimental data across different GC/MS and LC/MS platforms.
The Evolution of the Integrated Platform: Accelrys' One-Two Punch
A look at how Accelrys is delivering an integrated platform of enterprise laboratory solutions.
Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Life Technologies
Transaction expected to create an unrivaled leader in serving research, specialty diagnostics and applied markets.
Pittcon 2013 Informatics Wrap-Up
Helen Gillespie's annual LIMS and Informatics highlights from the recent Pittsburg Conference (Pittcon) in Philadelphia.
The Impact of Tablet PCs and Social Networking on Lab Informatics
IDBS's Director of Product Strategy Scott Weiss discusses how new technology and social software tools are being used in the lab.
Accelrys' Electronic Laboratory Notebooks Recognized in Gartner's Enterprise Category
Accelrys' electronic laboratory notebooks (ELN) as "very high" or "high" in each scientific and functional domain in a recent report by Gartner, Inc.
Pittcon 2013 LIMS & Laboratory Informatics Preview
Visit LIMS and Informatics vendors at Pittcon 2013, and stop by Technology Networks in booth no. 2628
A New Year: 2013 Conferences Promise Detailed Look at Laboratory Trends and Directions
Michael Elliot's session on Externalization at the upcoming Molecular Medicine Tri-Con conference includes case studies and panel discussions.
2012: The LIMS and Informatics Year in Review
Technology Networks' editor Helen Gillespie reviews the LIMS and Informatics market activity over the previous twelve months.
Four Tips to Ensure LIMS Selection Success
Selecting and implementing LIMS solution is not an easy project; this article provides four tips to navigating obstacles and hurdles on the path to LIMS selection success.