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Pollution No Factor in Cloud Formation

February 20, 2013 10:29 am | News | Comments

Based on aerial and ground-based measurements of droplet formation from ten different areas of the northern hemisphere, researchers report that organic coatings on particles don’t seem to significantly affect the rate at which droplets form. The researchers studied a wide range of particles, including organic, hydrocarbon-rich particles from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Rural Water Treatment Deemed Inconsistent

February 15, 2013 10:57 am | News | Comments

A new study to determine the effectiveness of rural lagoon systems found that sewage treatment lagoons remove most, but not all, of the pharmaceutical and personal care product and hormone contaminants from wastewater.

Microbial Genes Key to Biofuel Production

February 15, 2013 10:15 am | News | Comments

Digesting lignin, a highly stable polymer that accounts for up to a third of biomass, is a limiting step to producing a variety of biofuels. Researchers have figured out the microscopic chemical switch that allows Streptomyces bacteria to get to work, breaking lignin down into its constituent parts.

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New Drugs Target Malaria's 'Achilles Heel'

February 14, 2013 12:24 pm | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered how a new class of antimalarial drugs, spiroindolones, kills the malaria parasite, showing that the drugs block a pump at the parasite surface, causing it to fill with salt.

Biodiversity Can Protect Against Disease

February 14, 2013 10:35 am | News | Comments

The richer the assortment of amphibian species living in a pond, the more protection that community of frogs, toads and salamanders has against a parasitic infection that can cause severe deformities, including the growth of extra legs, according to a new study.

'Green Revolution' center sees future in GM seeds

February 13, 2013 8:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The research center largely responsible for launching the "green revolution" of the 1960s is now planning to develop more genetically-modified seeds to help farmers in the developing world grow more grain in the face of changing climate conditions and increased demand. Donations of $25 million...

Bacteria Can Produce Gold-Forming Molecules

February 13, 2013 11:01 am | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered that a gold-dwelling bacterium excretes a small molecule capable of forming solid gold.

New, Disease Resistant Wheat Developed

February 12, 2013 11:50 am | News | Comments

Wheat breeders have developed a higher-yielding soft white winter wheat, known as Kaseberg, that is also resistant to the disease stripe rust.

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Biofuels: Greener than Ever

June 1, 2010 10:05 am | by James Netterwald, PhD | Articles | Comments

Plant-based and algae-based biofuels are becoming more profitable than ever, leading to more green backs for opportunists of the green age.

Balances

August 26, 2009 12:43 pm | Product Releases | Comments

METTLER TOLEDO introduces a new balance range, NewClassic, to replace the company's current Classic portfolio. A metal housing offers reliable protection and is resistant to chemicals.

Disposable Bioreactor System

August 26, 2009 12:43 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cellexus announced availability of the 50 litre format of the CellMaker Regular, a single use, disposable bioreactor system providing increased ODs and improved yields of soluble protein when compared with flask grown cultures.

Cell Culture Incubator with H2O2 Sterilization

July 21, 2009 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SANYO Biomedical and Environmental Solutions (SANYO), a division of SANYO North America Corporation, offers the Sterisonic GxP, MCO-19AIC(UVH) Cell Culture Incubator

Insect Growth Chamber

July 21, 2009 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

CARON introduces a newly designed 25 cu. ft. Insect Growth Chamber (Model 6025). The Insect Growth Chamber is another product new to CARON's 25 cu. ft. family of products containing many earth-friendly and customer-friendly features.

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High Definition Mass Spectrometer

June 15, 2009 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Waters SYNAPT G2 System features new QuanTof and enhanced High Definition MS technologies intended to accelerate scientists toward their research goals.

Prepacked Chromatography Columns

May 28, 2009 8:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

GE Healthcare offers next generation HiPrep 16/10 columns. The new column hardware has been redesigned to give the same high performance, reproducibility, and ease-of-use, while using significantly less plastic.

PCR for Molecular Diagnostics

March 18, 2009 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Evogen announced the launch of its first molecular diagnostics and detection instrument providing innovative ultra-rapid PCR amplification and analysis.

Environmental Simulation Chambers

February 18, 2009 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Easy access to test samples to ensure convenient loading and unloading is a feature that is normally not available in large environmental test chambers. BINDER has solved this problem by rotating the chamber 90°. BINDER's MKF, with a volume of 720 L, has an inner chamber that is 120 cm wide and only 60 cm deep.

Controlled Environments

January 22, 2009 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

NuAire's LabGard NU-425, NU-437 and NU-440 Class II, Type A2 biological safety cabinets offer personnel, product, and environmental protection.

Biosafety Cabinets (14403)

January 22, 2009 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Purifier Logic Class II Biosafety Cabinets provide personnel, product, and environmental protection and are suitable for work with agents requiring Biosafety level 1, 2, or 3 containment.

Biosafety Cabinets (14363)

January 22, 2009 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Purifier Logic Class II Biosafety Cabinets provide personnel, product, and environmental protection and are suitable for work with agents requiring Biosafety level 1, 2, or 3 containment.

In Situ AFM And SPM

August 21, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) and scanning probe microscopy (SPM) solutions provide in situ imaging capabilities for an expanding set of life science applications. The MAC Mode III offers a simple, gentle method for AFM scanning in fluid.

Purify DNA From Any Sample

July 30, 2008 12:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This line of nucleic acid isolation products is optimized for troublesome samples, and utilizes a technology that removes enzymatic inhibitors from any sample, including soil, stool, water, environmental and plant samples. Highly pure DNA or RNA can be isolated with spin columns or capture columns.

Rapid Automated Microwave Extraction System

May 19, 2008 12:23 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Rapid extraction of solid and semi-solid samples can be automated with the ExplorerQ microwave extraction system, which shortens extraction times to minutes and can process up to 48 samples at a time.

Microarray Dye

March 19, 2008 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amersham HyPer5 fluorescent dye, for gene expression and aCGH applications, is an optimized microarray dye that performs consistently irrespective of environmental conditions and number of scans. The dyes are photo and ozone stable.

Automated Assay Ready Cell Culture System

February 26, 2008 5:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Cell Growth and Discovery (CGD) WorkCell, an enclosed, environmentally controlled system for

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