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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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Pfeiffer Vacuum opens new facility in Nashua, NH

Pfeiffer Vacuum opens new facility in Nashua, NH

New two-story, 27,000 square foot construction to accommodate administrative functions Former building to house Service Centre of Excellence Fast repair services employing clean processes Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world’s leading providers of high-tech vacuum solutions for the semiconductor, industrial, coating, analytical and R&D markets, opened up a new 27,000 square foot building in Nashua, […]

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Mphoma Matsheke, winner of the Young Chemist Award

Metrohm announces Young Chemist Award Winners

In keeping with the global celebrations, Metrohm made two special awards to aspiring chemists at its recent celebrations in Johannesburg and Cape Town. (more…)

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NEO Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in-situ – the LaserGas 11 SP H2

Global first from Neo Monitors and RTS Africa – real-time in-situ hydrogen monitoring – a major boost for petrochemical and refinery process control engineers

The reliable in-situ measurement of hydrogen in multiple gas process streams is something that refinery and petrochemical plant process control engineers would like to have been able to do previously, but have never had the capability to, until this year. (more…)

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KSB Pumps and Valves has become the first OEM pump manufacturer to receive Level 1 B-BBEE certification. Present were: Front: Tönjes Cerovsky, Director; David Jones, Regional Sales Manager Sub-Sahara Africa; Sahana Vaidya, Empower Capital, Matshepiso Finca, Director; Nicola Mackay, Recruitment And Training; Shonah Smith, Manager Human Resources And Industrial Relations; Zanele Maduna, Alternate Director; and Nonhlanhla Ngwenya, Director. 

Back: Clinton Harris, Central Functions Manager; Friedrich Görgens, Engineering Manager; Dr. Stephan Bross, Director; Dr. Sven Baumgarten, Managing Director; Jan Avramov, Service Division Manager; Philip Haslam, Empower Capital; Grant Glennistor, Operations Manager; and Michael Erasmus, Financial Manager.

Global pump manufacturer obtains level 1 B-BBEE certification

KSB Pumps and Valves has become the first OEM pump manufacturer in South Africa to obtain Level 1 B-BBEE certification. This follows the purchase of a 30% equity stake in the company by the black female-owned Insikazi Synergies (RF) (Pty) Ltd, a company with four business women shareholders including Nonhlanhla Ngwenya and Matshepiso Finca, who […]

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