• 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 ...


thyssenkrupp Technical Training Academy enables the company to develop exceptional candidates for both its workshop and site team environments

It’s a 100% pass rate for thyssenkrupp apprentices

All third-year apprentices from thyssenkrupp’s training facility at its Service Centre in Chloorkop achieved a 100% pass rate on the first attempt of their trade tests. (more…)

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Nature Genetics publishes the findings of South African and international scientists on how immune genes are regulated

In a ground-breaking study published in Nature Genetics on 10 December 2018, a team of scientists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine – based in UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences –  and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), led by Prof. Musa Mhlanga, has […]

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This user-friendly platform offers high gene capture rates and a low cost per run and cell

Dolomite Bio maintains rapid growth trajectory and launches novel products throughout 2018

Dolomite Bio, part of the Blacktrace group, is helping to drive forward the single cell genomics revolution. Single cell analysis promises to transform drug discovery and disease research, enabling scientists to investigate cell diversity and quantify gene expression at the cellular level. This up and coming market sector is forecast to be worth $5.9bn by […]

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For pipes containing liquids, sonar and multi-sensor equipment is used to give detailed analysis of the condition of active pipelines.

Water crisis: Answer lies in successful infrastructure management”

The water crisis in the Western and Eastern Cape regions is a stark reminder that South Africa is a water-scarce country. Businesses and individuals have responded to pleas from local government to reduce consumption, but damaged pipes are still resulting in the loss of millions of litres of water each month. (more…)

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With up to four cutting edges the FRITSCH innovation grinds even problematic samples.

Multifunctional, industrial-grade mill

Homogeneous samples in the shortest time: With up to four cutting edges the FRITSCH innovation grinds even problematic samples. (more…)

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latest Fluke E-DWT-H electronic deadweight tester

Powerful electronic deadweight testers from Fluke

Comtest is offering the latest Fluke E-DWT-H electronic deadweight tester, an electronic calibrator designed to deliver traditional hydraulic deadweight tester performance with digital measurement features and convenience. Improvements include: (more…)

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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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