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Pro-Visual Publishing Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety 2014/15

18 September, 2014

Pro-Visual Publishing, in collaboration with Science Industry Australia and Australasian Laboratory Managers Association, announces the latest edition of the Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety. The guide aims to provide beneficial safety information and awareness when working in a laboratory environment.

Support for Chief Scientist's STEM report

05 September, 2014

Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb, has released his recommendations for a strategic approach to science and its related fields.

Public consultation on the translation of 'omics'-based tests

22 July, 2014

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is seeking feedback on the document 'Principles for the translation of 'omics'-based tests from discovery to health care'.

Huber Kältemaschinenbau temperature control catalogue 2014-2015

14 June, 2014

The latest catalogue from Huber Kältemaschinenbau presents high-precision thermoregulation solutions for laboratories, pilot plants and production processes. The 136-page catalogue gives details of the complete range of dynamic temperature control systems, chillers and classic circulators.

Merck Millipore mass spectrometry compendium

01 June, 2014

Merck Millipore has offered chromatography products since 1904, with columns, plates and mobile phases used in mass spectrometry (MS) labs throughout the world. Solutions for Mass Spectrometry is a compendium packed with information on this analytical field.

Kartell Labware 2014-2015 catalogue

24 March, 2014

Kartell has published its 2014-2015 Labware catalogue for the Australian market. The 170-page catalogue includes over 350 colour photos and detailed descriptions of the Kartell range, including the latest innovations.

Industry's first catalogue of in vitro human tissue assays

26 February, 2014

Contract research organisation Biopta has launched the first catalogue of assays based on human functional tissues. The catalogue serves to provide the scientific community with ready access to assays that improve the prediction of safety, absorption and efficacy of drug candidates in humans.

Call for an Australian Brain initiative and bionic brain

25 February, 2014

Health Minister Peter Dutton today launched the 'Inspiring smarter brain research in Australia' report at Parliament House, Canberra. The report contains recommendations from a High Flyers Think Tank hosted by the Australian Academy of Science in Melbourne last year.

Westlab 2014-2015 laboratory catalogue

28 January, 2014

Westlab has launched its 2014-2015 laboratory catalogue.

Australia’s science literacy lowering

17 July, 2013 by Lauren Davis

The report ‘Science literacy in Australia’, released today, presents the results of a survey to determine Australians’ level of science literacy and how it has changed over the past three years. According to Professor Les Field of the Australian Academy of Science, the results can be described as “a reality check.”

‘Inspiring industry to inspire Australia’ science appreciation report released

28 June, 2013

The report ‘Inspiring industry to inspire Australia’ has been released, highlighting 15 industry initiatives that are fostering an appreciation of science in schools, communities and the workforce, and its potential to improve our world.

Herbal ingredient testing standards up for public review

23 May, 2013

With herbal medicines relied on by consumers worldwide, an online resource available from the US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) will provide freely available public standards to help ensure the quality of the herbal ingredients used in traditional medicines. The USP has proposed the first 23 ingredients to be included in the Herbal Medicines Compendium (HMC) for comment by all interested stakeholders worldwide.

Agilent Technologies 2013 Essential Chromatography and Spectroscopy Catalog

01 May, 2013

Agilent Technologies has introduced the 2013 Essential Chromatography and Spectroscopy Catalog. The catalogue is divided into five sections to help the reader easily navigate Agilent’s growing portfolio.

New algorithm helps evaluate, rank scientific literature

22 April, 2013

Keeping up with current scientific literature is a daunting task, considering that hundreds to thousands of papers are published each day. Now researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a computer program to help them evaluate and rank scientific articles in their field.

Chemical industry releases report on global megatrends

21 March, 2013

The Plastics and Chemicals Industries Association (PACIA) launched its foresighting report ‘Elements in Everything: Current profile and future trends for the Australian chemicals and plastics industries’ at Parliament House in Canberra this week.

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