VSN International, developer of the GenStat statistical system, has launched a free version of its commercial software available to non-commercial users and not-for-profit organisations in developing world countries. GenStat for Windows Discovery Edition is available for immediate download from www.discovery.genstat.co.uk
LabWare has won the Scientific Computing and Instrumentation Readers' Choice Award in the LIMS category for the past six years running. SC&I conducts an annual Readers' Choice Award survey asking readers to rate various laboratory applications and instrument categories.
Research published in the journal Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry is the description of a method that can detect a pattern of contamination on banknotes from drug-related crime that is different from the pattern seen in general circulation. The process is claimed to be significantly faster than other previous methods.
There is a relatively new approach to addressing large, complex problems - 'network science'.
Intelligent Imaging Innovations has released Slidebook 4.0 for the PC. The redesigned SlideBook application comes complete with all of the necessary tools for imaging application ranging from simple 2D and time-lapse imaging to multi-channel 3D, multipoint, and 4D imaging.