Computing hardware/software

When the cat's away, the mice will train

13 December, 2017 by Lauren Davis

Seeking to move neuroscience research into the fast lane, researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute have constructed and deployed a high-throughput system to study mouse behaviour and physiology at a much faster rate than that achieved via manual methods.


Computer simulations reveal roots of antibiotic resistance

08 December, 2017

Supercomputer simulations have revealed the role of transport proteins called efflux pumps in creating drug resistance in bacteria — a breakthrough that could help improve drugs' effectiveness against life-threatening diseases and restore the efficacy of defunct antibiotics.


LTech Lims1 Risk Management standalone module

01 December, 2017 | Supplied by: LTech Australia Pty Ltd

LTech presents its latest standalone module, Lims1 Risk Management, specifically designed for laboratories wanting to achieve management of risks and compliance.


New tool to better share clinico-genomic data

23 November, 2017

Spanish researchers have developed a new tool that enables clinico-genomic data to be easily shared among different institutions.


LTech Lims1 Emergent LIMS

01 November, 2017 | Supplied by: LTech Australia Pty Ltd

LTech presents its latest laboratory information management system (LIMS), specifically designed for budget-conscious labs — Lims1 Emergent.


Big data provides insights into cardiovascular care post-hospitalisation

25 October, 2017

Cardiologists are collaborating on a groundbreaking study into cardiovascular care, using over 100 million healthcare records from more than 1000 hospitals.


Abbott AlinIQ CDS Expert

05 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Abbott Australasia Pty Ltd

Abbott's AlinIQ CDS Expert allows clinicians, pathologists and relevant experts to capture their intellectual property and decision-making processes in a case-based and rule-based solution.


Improving efficiency with LIMS

03 October, 2017 | Supplied by: LTech Australia Pty Ltd

An Australian developer and distributor of laboratory informatics software solutions, LTech, was recently asked to design a laboratory information management software for emerging labs to help them improve operational and cost efficiencies.


Bitplane Imaris v9.0 3D/4D image analysis software

01 October, 2017 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Available for Windows and Mac, the Imaris product line offers what is claimed to be the most powerful and versatile 3D and 4D imaging analysis software solution on the market for researchers in life sciences, medicine and related fields.


Data management delays negatively impacting trials

29 September, 2017

Electronic data capture (EDC) may be gaining traction in the clinical trials market but companies face a growing number of challenges building and managing study databases, according to a study by Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.


Automated image analysis to aid bladder cancer diagnosis

28 September, 2017

Australian researchers have developed an automated computer technique that is able to aid in the diagnosis of bladder cancer, allowing suspect lesion images to be quickly and effectively analysed and then classified for cancer risk.


How humans are spreading bacteria around the planet

18 September, 2017 by Adam Florance

Most of us are aware of the impact globalisation is having on vulnerable rainforests, apex predators and a swathe of endangered species, but little attention is paid to how human activity is affecting microorganisms across the planet.


Improving data storage for the quantum internet

15 September, 2017

Australian scientists have discovered a new way to store quantum data, thus taking a major leap forward to providing the building blocks for a global quantum internet.


InterSystems TrakCare Lab Enterprise laboratory business management system

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: InterSystems Corporation (Australia)

InterSystems has introduced TrakCare Lab Enterprise, claimed to be the world's first laboratory business management system (LBMS), which will help users transform from a reactive testing and results service to a proactive healthcare partner.


DNA sequencing programs vulnerable to cyber attack

14 August, 2017

Everyone knows the importance of practising good cybersecurity, but we bet you never thought your computer could be hacked using DNA.


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