The KnowItAll ATR/IR ID Expert and Raman ID Expert provide fast, accurate answers to scientists identifying unknown infrared and Raman spectra.
Antibody search engine CiteAb, founded by Dr Andrew Chalmers from the University of Bath in collaboration with web development company Storm Consultancy, has officially spun out from the university.
Promega has released a touch-screen interface for the Helix smart on-site stocking program. The touch screen provides researchers with easy access to relevant information about Promega products, including applications and protocols.
Researchers from Harvard University have created a piece of open-source software which enables users to analyse and rearrange ranking systems based on the attributes they find the most important.
Arcitecta is developing a product to improve the capture and management of data from clinical research worldwide. The work builds on the company's metadata management platform, Mediaflux, "but extends its capabilities for clinical research data capture and management", according Arcitecta Chief Technical Officer Jason Lohrey.
Interworld Electronics has released the EKS-97-TP fully sealed keyboard for medical and industrial environments. The product provides 97 keys and includes 12 function keys, a 10-key numeric keypad and an integrated touchpad pointing device.
Victoria University is one of New Zealand's most respected universities. Based in the seismically active area of Wellington and subject to several significant earthquakes in recent years, the university's Infrastructure Services team was tasked with the development of a disaster recovery (DR) data centre.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has released its online automation system configuration tool, the Thermo Scientific iAutomate. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, the product is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialling an automation set-up.
The Thermo Scientific Momentum 3.3 automation scheduling software offers features to facilitate set-up and streamline workflows. Designed to save valuable time, the software incorporates graphical system layout and an instrument integration suite within the runtime environment.
NHS Wales has completed the first phase of the national rollout of InterSystems TrakCare Lab, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary laboratory information management system (LIMS). The product is designed to support modern laboratories that provide consolidated, comprehensive pathology services.
Researchers from the University of Warwick in the UK and York University in Canada have created a molecular communications system which can be used for the transmission of messages and data in challenging environments.
Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have developed a software application, chroGPS, which serves to facilitate the analysis and understanding of epigenetic data and to extract intelligible information.
With more clinicians and researchers coming to rely on genetic data in their quest to combat disease, Moscow start-up company iBinom has released the beta version of a cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solution for NGS (next-generation-sequencing) data interpretation.
PAC has launched its instrument data integration software designed specifically for PAC laboratory instruments. IRIS Software provides users with the advantage of connecting their PAC laboratory instruments and managing these instruments from a single computer.
Researchers have stated that overworked patent offices are struggling to keep up with the rapid explosion in information and technology that genetic sequences represent, while the public at large is kept in the dark about gene patenting practices. It is hoped that a free online resource will bring some transparency to an otherwise opaque system.