• Cutting-edge Olympus Xcellence

    Olympus has a highly versatile range of cutting-edge research microscope systems. The Xcellence line covers advanced live cell techniques such as real-time high-speed imaging, TIRFM & HILO (cell-TIRF), photo control such as FRAP, FLIP and photo activation (cell-FRAP), and laser spinning disc confocal (cell-SPIN). More importantly, the Olympus Xcellence range ...

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Medical cannabis analysis

Why use expensive and slow contracting labs for the analysis of your product, when you can do the analysis yourself? The SRI Model 310 medical cannabis GC (Gas Chromatograh) analytical system (available only from Chromspec in South Africa) tests cannabis (marijuana) for cannabinoids (THC, CBD, CBN, etc.), terpenes (pinene, myrcene, limonene, etc.), as well as […]

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analytica Lab Africa 2019 to showcase leading edge pharmaceutical analysis technologies

Laboratory 4.0 a key theme at SA’s leading laboratory analytics fair The event will focus on digital transformation in the laboratory, with leading edge Laboratory 4.0 solutions on display. Discover the latest applicable big data tools, sterile and cleanroom technology, personalized diagnostics and gene therapy solutions, new nanotechnology tools and leading quality assurance and control […]

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Cannabis analyser for potency

Shimadzu’s Cannabis Analyser is a simple solution, complete with a column, methods, batches, and reports. It allows for sample submission to reporting in just a few mouse clicks, with easy and minimal workflow for the inexperienced analyst. (more…)

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Newly renovated Johannesburg premises for Wirsam Scientific

Peter Wirsam established Wirsam Scientific in 1968. With just 5 cents in his pocket, he had absolutely no idea at the time that his company would become one of the continent’s leading companies in laboratory instrumentation. (more…)

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Pfeiffer Vacuum welcomes this year's Röntgen Award winner, Dr. Lars von der Wense

Pfeiffer Vacuum welcomes this year’s Röntgen Award winner, Dr. Lars von der Wense

Outstanding contributions in the nuclear physics field The basis for the future development of a nuclear clock Pfeiffer Vacuum and Schunk Group have been promoting young scientists for many years (more…)

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Shimadzu’s Cannabis Analyser - a simple solution, complete with a column, methods, batches, and reports

Cannabis analyser for potency

Shimadzu’s Cannabis Analyser is a simple solution, complete with a column, methods, batches, and reports. It allows for sample submission to reporting in just a few mouse clicks, with easy and minimal workflow for the inexperienced analyst. (more…)

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Associate Professor Philip M. Lintilhac, University of Vermont using the Dolomite Microfluidics’ microfluidic droplet system

Droplet microfluidics offers a new approach for studying plant cell biomechanics

Researchers in the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Vermont are taking advantage of the ease of use and reproducibility of Dolomite Microfluidics’ microfluidic droplet system and glass junction chips to enhance the study of biomechanics. “Sophisticated tools are now available for the investigation of the genetic structure of plants and subcellular processes, […]

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Project Hlwekisa will establish a sustainable green economy at community level

Durban recycling project to convert rubbish to Rands

Residents of the Quarry Road West informal settlement in Durban will be converting rubbish to Rands with the launch of a recycling project led by Coca-Cola Beverages SA (CCBSA). (more…)

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Phosphoramidites and reagents for Oligonucleotide Synthesis

Let us support your entire oligonucleotide production workflow, from synthesis, cleavage and deprotection through to desalting, purification and QC analysis. Many of our oligo synthesis columns and reagents are specifically configured to work with your synthesiser (ABI 3900, 39X, Expedite, MerMade, AKTA® and OligoPilot®) from R&D to production. (more…)

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Liquid crystals formed by short RNA strands, revealed by polarised optical microscopy.

Liquid crystals and the origin of life

The display screens of modern televisions, cell phones and computer monitors rely on liquid crystals – materials that flow like liquids but have molecules oriented in crystal-like structures. However, liquid crystals may have played a far more ancient role: helping to assemble Earth’s first biomolecules. Researchers reporting in ACS Nano have found that short RNA […]

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