More than 7,000 tests across the European Union have shown that nearly 5 percent of the food products labeled as beef contained horse meat, but there is no danger to public health, officials said Tuesday. The tests showed that the veterinary anti-inflammatory drug phenylbutazone, or bute, was...
A tiny magnetic bracelet implanted at the base of the throat is greatly improving life for some people with chronic heartburn who get limited relief from medicines. It's a novel way to treat severe acid reflux, which plagues millions of Americans and can raise their risk for more serious health problems.
The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year- triple the number just four years earlier. But now the high-tech helper is under scrutiny over reports of problems, including several deaths that may be linked with it and the high cost of using the robotic system.
One of the major obstacles to growing new organs—replacement hearts, lungs and kidneys—is the difficulty researchers face in building blood vessels that keep the tissues alive, but new findings could help overcome this roadblock.
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are developing a medical instrument that will be able to quickly detect a suite of biothreat agents, including anthrax, ricin, botulinum, shiga and SEB toxin.
Oregon lawmakers heard testimony Thursday on several bills to require labels on genetically modified food and prohibit importing genetically modified fish. Supporters say consumers should know what kind of food they are buying at the grocery store.
Engineers have developed a prototype single-fiber endoscope that improves the resolution of these much-sought-after instruments fourfold over existing designs.
A New Jersey jury has awarded $3.35 million to a former nurse who says Johnson & Johnson's vaginal mesh implant caused severe chronic pain despite 18 unsuccessful repair surgeries. It's the first verdict in about 4,000 lawsuits filed against the health products maker.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EPA approved camelina, energy cane, and renewable gasoline as cellulosic and advanced biofuels that can meet the Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements. Additional pathways await approval.
The gloriously colored, iridescent feathers of the male peacock aren't what they seem on the surface. They look that way largely because the feathers contain nanometer-scale protein structures that break up incoming light waves, recombine, and reflect them as rich, vibrant colors.
More than 6 billion people worldwide (including almost 400 million in the United States) now carry mobile phones, which could be used to enhance mental and physical health, a researcher proposed.
Researchers have adapted natural mechanisms in living organisms to detect specific molecules, such as cocaine, more accurately and quickly. Their work may greatly facilitate the rapid screening of many drugs, infectious diseases and cancers.
Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. announced that its Caliper Discovery Alliances and Services unit has been awarded a new funding commitment for $2.9 million under its contract with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the EPA’s ToxCast screening program
MIDAC's M4000 Series laboratory spectrometers are instruments for general purpose spectroscopy, QA/QC measurements, service lab, and academic applications.
Sempermed offers SemperGuard Latex Industrial Powder-Free Gloves. The gloves provide optimal barrier protection while offering the property advantages of co-polymer technology.
PerkinElmer introduced the new Flexar liquid chromatography (LC) platform, which will be controlled by the new Chromera Chromatography Data System (CDS).
The OM-SQ2020 series of hand held data loggers from Omega feature eight true differential or 16 single-ended universal analog inputs plus two high voltage, four pulse, and eight digital event/state inputs.
Lumenera Corporation, is now supporting 64-bit Operating Systems (O/S) for its high performance USB 2.0 industrial and scientific camera lines.
GE Healthcare has introduced HiPrep Sephacryl S-400 HR and HiPrep Sephacryl S-500 HR pre-packed columns, the latest additions to its range of columns for gel filtration.
Vitesse 3.0 software platform for the Matrical MatriMiniStore automated sample management system provides fast data processing times; intelligent and reliable error correction; optimized workflows; and data acquisition routines to third party LIMS and scheduling applications.
This panel of human and rodent cytochrome P450 (CYP450) antibodies, is for use in drug discovery programs and play an essential role in drug metabolism in the liver.
Vitesse 3.0 software platform for the Matrical, Inc. MatriMiniStore automated sample management system provides fast data processing times; intelligent and reliable error correction; optimized workflows; and data acquisition routines to third party LIMS and scheduling applications.
Featuring a high torque three-phase drive and a three-digit LED display control module, the Industrial Variable Speed Pump (IVSP) handles a broad range of fluid viscosities. The complete system consists of a high torque variable speed drive, integrally-mounted valveless pump head, and controller.
Novozymes offers a range of animal-free recombinant ingredients developed specifically for industrial scale mammalian cell culture. Recombinant growth factors, albumins and transferrin deliver compliance and consistency to industrial cell culture processes.
The HP2 helium purifier provides “point-of-use” purification of helium or other noble gases to sub-ppm levels. The NP2 (nitrogen purifier) purifies nitrogen to sub-ppm levels. The substrate in these purifiers is a non-evaporable gettering alloy.