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DeNovix DS-11

DeNovix DS-11 FX+ is Nominated for the Scientists’ Choice Awards 2016

DeNovix Inc. showcased the DS-11 FX+ Spectrophotometer/Fluorometer at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting celebrated last week in New Orleans, LA. The DS-11 FX+ has been nominated in the Best New Life Sciences Product of the Year category of the Scientists’ Choice Awards. The DS-11 FX+ combines absorbance and fluorescence methods for DNA, RNA and protein quantification. […]

Olympus CKX53

Olympus Launches the New CKX53 Culture Microscope

Olympus has launched the CKX53 Culture Microscope. Its main features are a reliable color reproducibility, a compact design, user-friendly operation and quick cell observation thanks to a new phase contrast system. Several research fields -regenerative medicine, drug discovery- rely on continous cell culturing. During these processes, the cells have to be observed to check culture […]

nicoya spr-xt surface plamon resonance

Nicoya Launches New Surface Plasmon Resonance Instrument

Nicoya Lifesciences has launched OpenSPR-XT, a new, affordable, fully-automated surface plasmon resonance instrument. OpenSPR-XT can provide affinity, kinetics and specificity measurements for proteins, antibodies, nucleic acids and small molecules. The spectrophotometer was presented at PepTalk 2016 (The Protein Science Week) in San Diego, CA. Nicoya Lifesciences is a nanotechnology company that produces sensors. The OpenSPR line of […]

2D matrix barcode reader thermo fisher

Thermo Fisher Launches Matrix 2D Barcode Reader

Thermo Fisher Scientific has released a barcoded latch rack and a wireless barcode reader. The new products aim to improve sample identification, tracking, collection and storage. The official launch will take place at SLAS2016 (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening). The Matrix 2D barcoded tubes identify an individual sample and are paired with linear and […]

New Cell Line Produces Critical Component for Organoid Cultures

Trevigen has released a cell line that produces a fundamental element for propagating organoid cultures. The HA-R-Spondin-Fc293T cells can be used to obtain Roof plate specific Spondin-1 (R-Spondin 1 or RSPO1) as well as RSPO1 media. RSPO1 is critical for the support and proliferation of organoid progenitor stem cells from mice and humans. RSPO1 has been succesfully used to produce stem […]

BMG Labtech Launches the Pherastar FSX Microplate Reader

BMG Labtech is about to launch the PHERAstar® FSX, a high-throughput plate reader based on their FS platform. The FSX is considered the most sensitive reader on the market. It features the fastest fluorescence intensity and fluorescence polarization detection and the highest dynamic range for luminiscence measurements. The device will be presented at the Society for Laboratory […]

All Standard Experiments Could be Outsourced by the End of 2016

A San Francisco based company, Emerald Therapeutics, presented last year an internet-accessible, fully automated lab: the Emerald Cloud Laboratory (ECL). The enormous success of the initiative and the affordable price of their services forced them to scale their offering over 2015. By the end of 2016 they expect to be able to offer 100% of all […]

New Quantitative Pathology Imaging System Vectra 3

Perkin Elmer has released a new system for quantitative pathology imaging research, the Vectra 3. The automated, high-throughput device has seven color multiplexing and visualization capabilities that allow researchers to reach a deeper understanding of disease mechanisms. The Vectra 3 can quantify and phenotype immune cells in fixed tissues, which can help researchers understand the role of […]