Return From Extinction
The prospect of "reviving" an extinct species – or a, genetic hybrid version of it – is moving closer to reality thanks to the sophistication of genome engineering technologies. In this article, sit down with Professor George Church to learn about his plans to "de-extinct" the woolly mammoth.
Why the Meat Paradox Causes Cognitive Dissonance for Millions of People
A recent review paper has revealed the reasons behind a piece of cognitive dissonance that many of us perform daily, called the meat paradox. At the heart of the paradox is this conflict: most of us like animals, but will happily eat animals housed in cruel conditions.
STARLIMS Expanding Global Market Presence in Forensics
STARLIMS is expanding its worldwide presence in the forensics market with products and applications designed for crime labs, evidence collection teams and police property rooms.
Upcoming Conferences Highlight Lab Informatics and Regulations
In addition to all the other informatics and chemical/material management tasks that need to be tracked and reported, Lab Managers are being tasked to not only accommodate changing regulations, but also anticipate the requirements. Two upcoming conferences will present forums that discuss these issues: the European Lab Automation conference and the Helsinki Chemicals Forum.
Pittcon 2012 Observations
The interesting thing about the rise of the Internet as a forum for disseminating information about a company and its products is that–despite the broad and immediate reach–it is all too easy to get lost in the shuffle online and disappear to the bottom of the ether. Keeping on the top of the list requires continued visibility, making it important to participate in face-to-face events such as conference and tradeshows.
Abbott Selects AbbVie as New Name for Future Research-Based Pharmaceutical Company
Abbott Remains on Track for Separation into Two Publicly Traded Global Health Care Companies by End of 2012
The action was definitely on the exhibit floor this year at Pittcon for attendees seeking the latest and greatest in Informatics. The Pittsburgh Conference, aka Pittcon, is the premier conference and exposition on laboratory equipment and chemical analyses in North America, and was held Orlando, FL, USA from March 11-15. The numerous short courses provided an in-depth coverage of the latest in Informatics.
Get Ready for SLAS 2012
The upcoming Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) conference looks to provide an interesting new take on the previous LabAutomation and SBS conferences in its inaugural combined format. The conference launches from the San Diego Convention Center, the original site of the LabAutomation conferences, from February 4-8, 2012 with an enhanced program that subtly shifts from the previous one.
ELA’s Life Science Awards Take Centre Stage for a Second Year
Select Biosciences announce that the second annual Life Science Awards ceremony will be held on the evening of 29th May at the Radisson Blu hotel, Hamburg, Germany.
2011 – The Year in Review
This months editorial from Helen Gillespie reviews the 2011 LIMS market with particular emphasis on key mergers and acquisitions and product innovations.
Combining the LIMSource with Technology Networks Delivers a Greater Online LIMS Experience
Technology Networks and the LIMSource have combined to deliver a greater online experience.
Select Biosciences Gears Up for ELA 2012
Following the success of European Laboratory Automation (ELA) 2011, Select Biosciences has announced that it will be hosting next year’s conference and exhibition at the Congress Centre Hamburg (CCH), Germany, 30 - 31 May 2012.