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Pathogen analysis system to identify COVID-19 variants

20 May, 2021

The SP3 platform has been repurposed to unify, standardise, analyse and compare sequence data of SARS-CoV-2, identifying variants of concern.

Lonza PyroTec PRO with PyroWave Reader for endotoxin testing

19 April, 2021

Lonza has announced an expansion to its PyroTec PRO automated robotic system for endotoxin testing. The PyroWave Reader add-on has been designed specifically for use with the sustainable PyroGene Recombinant Factor C (rFC) Assay.

Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

30 March, 2021 by Pierre Kardasz*

Life sciences organisations that embraced digital transformation were well positioned to adapt to immediate demands while maintaining production of other critical items.

Illumina Connected Analytics bioinformatics software

14 January, 2021

The software provides a comprehensive, private, cloud-based data platform that empowers customers to manage, analyse and explore large volumes of multi-omic data in a secure, scalable and flexible environment.

Microrobotic detection system diagnoses infectious pathogens

21 December, 2020

Researchers have developed a fully automated, low-cost and rapid microrobotic diagnostic system with comparable sensitivity to clinical detection methods.

Robot chemist discovers a new catalyst

04 December, 2020 by Lauren Davis

UK researchers have built an intelligent mobile robot scientist with the ability to work almost 24 hours a day and to carry out experiments by itself.

Molecular Devices QPix 400 Series Microbial Colony Pickers

26 November, 2020

Molecular Devices' QPix 400 Series Microbial Colony Pickers are designed to fully automate synthetic biology workflows for DNA assembly, antibody discovery and protein engineering.

Wirano: a digital platform for organising clinical trials

05 November, 2020

A Dublin-based tech start-up has announced the launch of Wirano — a digital platform for the rapid and effective organisation of clinical trials.

Algorithm helps optimise culture conditions for cell therapy

04 November, 2020

Researchers have devised a computational biology algorithm that can predict what molecules are needed to keep cells healthy in laboratory cultures.

App enables SARS-Cov-2 genomic analysis on your smartphone

08 October, 2020

A new mobile app has made it possible to analyse the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a smartphone in less than half an hour.

Biobanking — the importance of scalability and integration

01 September, 2019

Biobanking or the storage of biospecimens is becoming increasingly more important in the area of biomedical research.

TTP Labtech chameleon automated system for cryo-EM sample prep

15 August, 2019

TTP Labtech has announced the chameleon sample preparation system for cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), designed to enable consistent application of samples to high-quality foil grids for cryo-EM analysis.

Collaborative robots coming to medical laboratories

12 July, 2019

Technology company ABB will introduce its collaborative robots to medical laboratories as it opens a new healthcare hub at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

Stop manual protein purification stress

01 July, 2019 by GE Healthcare Australia Pty Limited

The protein purifier of today has a full agenda and many different tasks to perform. It can be difficult to find time for attending full runs in the lab.

Biotage Extrahera automated sample preparation system

27 November, 2018

Biotage's Extrahera is a powerful, user-friendly automation system for analytical sample preparation in plate or column formats. It is a compact, eight-channel automation instrument, designed for speed and flexibility and with end-user operation in mind.

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