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Accurate science and TV

14 April, 2011

More scientists are needed to help television shows portray accurate science as more and more people rely on TV as their major source of science and technology information and even base career and study choices on these fictional shows.

Trade mission in US open to NSW businesses

14 April, 2011

NSW businesses in the life science sector are invited to join a trade mission in the United States.

Protests planned for Save The Frogs Day

11 April, 2011

Save The Frogs Day is being celebrated worldwide, with specific events planned in the United States in order to protest the use of pesticides, the selling of frog legs and more.

Beckman Coulter highlights workflow solutions at LabAutomation 2011

05 April, 2011 by

Beckman Coulter featured seamless, automated workflow solutions and improvements in throughput and cellular analysis at the LabAutomation 2011 conference in Palm Springs, California. In addition to workshops and scientific posters, the exhibit showcased applications and systems dedicated to next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation, stem cell research, assay screening miniaturization and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific opens Center of Excellence for POPs

16 March, 2011

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced the opening of the Center of Excellence for POPs, which will partner with laboratories to improve the quality and efficiency of global POPs monitoring.

Australian Infectious Diseases Research Center opened

15 March, 2011

The Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre has been opened in Brisbane as a response to the global need to combat disease outbreaks and to develop new vaccines.

International Year of Chemistry highlights importance of water

03 March, 2011

The United Nations has declared 2011 the International Year of Chemistry, which includes an international initiative that highlights the role chemistry plays in issues of water quality and purification.

Australia and Mongolia to increase scientific collaboration

23 February, 2011

The Australian and Mongolian academies of science have signed a memorandum of understanding, in order to increase collaboration.

The International Year of Chemistry launched

09 February, 2011

The International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) aims to highlight the achievements and contributions of chemistry worldwide.

IYC to bring chemistry to life

31 January, 2011

Lanxess is promoting greater understanding of the contributions of chemistry science in shaping our lives and future, in conjunction with the world’s celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011.

YouTube Chromatography Channel launched

17 January, 2011

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched a YouTube Channel dedicated to Chromatography at

Laboratory Managers Conference 2010

02 November, 2010 by

With the effects of the GFC still being felt across industry, academia and business, now more than ever is the time to be working smarter, not harder.

Engineered body parts discussed at conference

20 October, 2010

The future of engineered body parts will be discussed and scrutinised by the world’s leading tissue engineers at the University of Sydney in November.

National Science Week 2011 grants are open

14 October, 2010

Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Minister Senator Kim Carr is encouraging individuals and organisations to apply for National Science Week grants and run events and activities that promote Australia’s talent in the area of science.

Molecules of life: from discovery to biotechnology

06 September, 2010

This premier international scientific meeting brings together the 12th IUBMB Conference, the 21st FAOBMB Conference and the ComBio2010 meeting. A unique blend of participating societies will be of major interest to biochemists, molecular biologists, cell and developmental biologists, and plant scientists.

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