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Tuesday 19th September 2017

AdipoGen Life Sciences FuncAbs functional antibodies

Antibodies displaying an agonist or antagonist activity (functional grade antibodies) are powerful tools for mimicking or blocking physiological functions in vitro and in vivo. Functional grade antibodies are available free of preservatives and tested for low endotoxin content. AdipoGen Life Sciences offers an extensive range of functional antibodies (FuncAbs), including: Anti-Neutrophils (mouse)...

Monday 18th September 2017

MTPConnect and LSQ partner to boost life sciences industry

MTPConnect and LSQ (Life Sciences Queensland Limited) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost the Australian life sciences sector. “LSQ is vital in providing strategic direction and support to Queensland’s life science sector, and our formal partnership will enhance and complement the advocacy work of both of our organisations, giving greater voice to our associates in the se...

Thermo Fisher Scientific ENERGY STAR certified ultralow-temperature laboratory freezers

Laboratories are under increasing pressure to decrease their energy consumption, but finding ultralow-temperature cold storage equipment that can help reduce environmental footprint and is equipped with features to maintain sample storage conditions can be challenging. Now, researchers can choose from the wide range of ENERGY STAR certified ultralow-temperature freezers from Thermo Fisher Scientif...

Personalised medicine trial for childhood cancers

Personalised medicine for childhood cancers in Australia is now one step closer, following yesterday’s launch of the Zero Childhood Cancer program’s national clinical trial. Led by the Children’s Cancer Institute and the Kids Cancer Centre at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, Zero Childhood Cancer is said to be one of the world’s most comprehensive child cancer personalised medicine...

Sunday 17th September 2017

How humans are spreading bacteria around the planet

Macquarie University’s Professor Michael Gillings has co-authored an editorial article in Science, warning that millions of microbial species are being moved around the world at an unprecedented scale, which could have major consequences for vulnerable ecosystems and long-term impacts on human health. “The oxygen we breathe is largely made by photosynthetic bacteria in the oceans (and not by ...

Diabetes drug found to have anti-ageing properties

Australian researchers have discovered that metformin, a common anti-diabetic drug, could have anti-ageing properties which could lead to longer, healthier lifespans. Their work has been published in the journal Ageing Research and Reviews. As noted by lead researcher Dr Jared Campbell, from Macquarie University, the development of anti-ageing drugs is a time-consuming and costly process. By repu...

CHROMagar Y.enterocolitica for detection and differentiation of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica strains

CHROMagar has launched an updated version of CHROMagar Y.enterocolitica, with improved selectivity and sensitivity, allowing laboratories to concentrate their efforts and resources only on suspect colonies that have a real potential of pathogenicity. As with the previous version, pathogenic strains are immediately differentiated from non-pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica and other bacteria by a ...

Thursday 14th September 2017

3D bone tissue developed

Researchers have grown three-dimensional samples of mineralised bone from human mesenchymal stem cells without typical osteoinductive media. The research is said to be the latest advance in a technique known as ‘Nanokicking’, and is an essential first step in the potential culture of cellularised bone grafts. The technique — developed by a team including Matthew Dalby, Professor of Cell En...

Improving data storage for the quantum internet

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have discovered a new way to store quantum data, thus taking a major leap forward to providing the building blocks for a global quantum internet. The team was led by Associate Professor Matthew Sellars, who said improved storage is an important part of a viable quantum internet. “The effort to build a quantum computer is often described as ...

Wednesday 13th September 2017

The Amgen Biotech Experience comes to NSW high schools

The Amgen Foundation, in partnership with the University of Sydney, has launched the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) in Australia as part of a global $10.5 million investment in science education. The project will engage an expected 5000 students and 60 teachers in NSW over the next three years. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers in the US, Puerto Rico, the UK and ...

New spray dryer recovers 95% of particles, improves efficiency and cuts costs

The system — developed by the team, part of the ARC Training Centre for the Australian Food Processing Industry in the 21st Century — offers pharmaceutical and food businesses a more efficient and cost-effective method for producing goods. Spray dryers use hot gas to convert liquid to powders and are widely used by industry for the creation of dry foods, including powdered milk, instant cof...

Merck Mobius single-use bioreactors

Single-use, disposable equipment and systems have increased in popularity in the biopharmaceutical industry, offering advantages over conventional stainless steel systems including improved batch success rates, less cross-contamination risk, decreased water and wastewater requirements, and shortened project duration. At the same time, biopharmaceutical manufacturers are moving towards end-to-end s...

Tuesday 12th September 2017

Solida Biotech appoints Scientex as distributor

German biotech company Solida Biotech has appointed Scientex as a distributor. Solida offers bioreactors and fermenters for research, development and production suitable for fermentation, cell culture, stem cells, renewable technologies, algae tech, biomass, biofuel, hydrolysis and more. All of Solida Biotech’s bioprocess equipment meets the latest GLP, cGMP, GAMP, FDA and SFDA standards for w...

Quantum technology for imaging life at the nanoscale

University of Melbourne researchers have revealed a ‘quantum kangaroo’ that demonstrates a way to detect and image electronic spins non-invasively with ambient sensitivities and resolution orders of magnitude never before achieved. Published in the journal Nature Communications, their breakthrough will provide physicians and researchers with a new tool for probing the role transition metal ion...

Monday 11th September 2017

Mini synchrotron enables biomedical imaging research

Lyncean Technologies has developed the Munich Compact Light Source (MuCLS) for the Munich School of BioEngineering, based at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The light generated by the MuCLS can be used to increase contrast in techniques that can be applied to real-world medical diagnosis problems, thus enabling groundbreaking biomedical imaging research. The MuCLS is a mini synchrotron ...

BioScience Managers invests in REX Bionics

Australian life sciences investment firm BioScience Managers has chosen a robotic exercise assist device (REX) as its first investment for the Biomedical Translation Fund. The REX Bionics robotic device has been in development for over a decade and has racked up thousands of hours of user experience, helping to transform the lives of people with a range of mobility problems, stemming from spinal ...

Tecan RESOLVEX A200 positive pressure workstation for LC-MS sample prep

Tecan has unveiled the automated RESOLVEX A200 positive pressure workstation for LC-MS sample prep. The walkaway system expands Tecan’s portfolio of MS sample preparation workstations and smart consumables, allowing the company to provide complete solutions to match any workflow — from manual processing to semiautomated high-throughput systems based on a Freedom EVO or Fluent platform. The pr...

Merck to co-lead global cancer big data alliance

Merck is collaborating with independent not-for-profit Project Data Sphere to jointly lead the Global Oncology Big Data Alliance (GOBDA). The ultimate goal of the alliance with Project Data Sphere is to unleash the power of big data to bring value to cancer patients, said Belén Garijo, member of the executive board of Merck and CEO Healthcare. The collaboration was announced at the signing of a...

Sunday 10th September 2017

New chip design for quantum computing

UNSW engineers have invented a new architecture for quantum computing that promises to make the large-scale manufacture of quantum chips both cheaper and easier than previously thought possible. Their new chip design allows for a silicon quantum processor that can be scaled up without the precise placement of atoms required in other approaches, enabling quantum bits (qubits) — the basic unit of ...

2017 Medical Devices Fund winners announced

The NSW Government announced the winners of the Medical Devices Fund at a ceremony held last month at Parliament House. The program invests in the development and commercialisation of medical devices and related technologies in NSW, with over $6.61 million split between this year’s four lucky winners. “The NSW Government is taking home-grown medical innovation to the next level, firmly placin...

Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) S80-T80 modular liquid analysers

The S80-T80 range of modular liquid analysers from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) is designed to provide engineers and managers with the process data they need to obtain and maintain a range of global, regional and local quality, environmental, safety and other certifications, as well as achieve government regulatory operational compliance. The ECD instrumentation portfolio is covered by internati...

Triggering pigmentation to prevent melanoma

Redheads and other fair-skinned individuals with poor tanning ability have a reduced capacity to induce pigmentation due to a variant in the protein melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R). This variant, MC1R RHC, is associated with a high risk of developing melanoma, a process known as melanomagenesis, in both humans and mice. It is also known to have an important role in repairing the DNA of sun-damaged ...

Thursday 7th September 2017

Medtech entrepreneur Lusia Guthrie joins BioMelbourne Network board

BioMelbourne Network has announced the appointment of Lusia Guthrie to its board of directors. With over 35 years in pharmaceutical and bioscience industries, Guthrie is an experienced executive and medtech entrepreneur, with strong leadership skills and international industry networks. Guthrie started her career as a medical laboratory scientist before joining the manufacturing division of pharm...

Inaugural PluS Alliance Prize winners announced

The PLuS Alliance has announced the winners of the inaugural PLuS Alliance Prize, which recognises innovation in both research and education. Launched in February 2016 as a collaboration between Arizona State University, King’s College London and UNSW Sydney, the PLuS Alliance enables research-led solutions to global challenges while expanding access to world-class learning. The PLuS Alliance P...

Vector Laboratories VectaFluor Duet immunofluorescence double-staining kit

Vector Laboratories introduces the VectaFluor Duet kit, offering convenient, ready-to-use immunofluorescence double labelling. The kit is suitable for use with a wide range of frozen and FFPE tissue samples, combining primary and secondary antibodies to streamline workflow. The product includes a secondary reagent to detect mouse and rat primary antibodies with green and red DyLight fluorescent d...


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