Lab business

Thermo Fisher acquires HighChem but not Gatan

19 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed its acquisition of HighChem but terminated the agreement under which it would have acquired Gatan.


AMS appointed distributor for Bronkhorst flow instrumentation

17 June, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has been appointed the exclusive distributor for the Bronkhorst range of thermal, Coriolis and ultrasonic flowmeters and controllers for low flow rates of gases and liquids in Australia and its territories.


Shaping the science of tomorrow at TropAg 2019

17 June, 2019

From protecting beer production against climate variability to gene editing, the TropAg conference will feature a variety of discussions from food scientists and innovators.


SCHOTT to acquire Australian microfluidic expert MINIFAB

13 June, 2019 | Supplied by: SCHOTT Australia Pty Ltd

SCHOTT, an international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass ceramics, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Australian microfluidic company MINIFAB.


Leaders in STEM receive Queen's Birthday honours

12 June, 2019 by Lauren Davis

The Queen's Birthday honours have been issued once again, and in 2019 there was no shortage of representatives from the Australian STEM sector on the list.


Nominations now open for medtech, science awards

11 June, 2019

Medical technologists Australia wide, as well as scientists and researchers based in Victoria, are encouraged to nominate for several upcoming award opportunities.


Australia's best clinical trials awarded

04 June, 2019

The 2019 ACTA Trial of the Year Awards recognised the contribution of investigator-led trials to the wellbeing of Australians and improvement to the health system.


Science bodies welcome new Morrison ministry

03 June, 2019

Australia's leading science bodies have responded to the re-election of the Morrison government, and the reappointment of key ministers to Cabinet, with an air of cautious optimism.


BOC online e-learning packages for gas safety

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

To assist in helping customers achieve a safe working environment when it comes to storing and using gases, BOC has launched flexible online e-learning packages.


Australian Academy of Science elects 22 new Fellows

31 May, 2019

The Fellows were congratulated by Academy President Professor John Shine, who acknowledged the "collective impact of their science on an international scale".


Maintaining standards in Australian labs

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

Australian laboratories are subject to major audits every two to four years, with all necessary documentation checked to ensure that laboratories are meeting industry accredited standards.


ASM 2019 coming to Adelaide

24 May, 2019

The Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) is excited to invite you to Adelaide for its annual national scientific conference (ASM 2019).


AXT now offers TEM cameras from Direct Electron

21 May, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

Scientific equipment supplier AXT has announced the formation of a new relationship with US-based Direct Electron — a producer of next-generation detection cameras for transmission electron microscopes (TEM).


Innovative cancer research projects receive vital funding

13 May, 2019

Cancer research has received a big boost in funding, thanks to a $5.1m partnership between CSIRO and GenesisCare and an $800,000 grant from the Leukaemia Foundation to Cancer Australia.


Aus geneticist elected to National Academy of Sciences

09 May, 2019

The 2017 winner of the Prime Minister's Prize for Science, Professor Jenny Graves AO, has been elected to the coveted National Academy of Sciences in the US.


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