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2014-06-02 22:42:13

Brigham and Women's Hospital Scientists use 3D printing to successfully address the ongoing challenge of making artificial blood vessels The tangled highway of blood vessels that twists and turns inside our bodies, delivering essential nutrients and disposing of hazardous waste to keep our organs working properly has been a conundrum for scientists trying to make artificial vessels from scratch. Now a team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has made headway in fabricating blood...

2014-04-02 23:04:02

Particle Measuring Systems, the world’s most comprehensive provider of environmental monitoring solutions for aseptic manufacturing, has launched the BioCapt Single-Use Microbial Impactor. The unit’s design simplifies microbial monitoring and eliminates the possibility of false positive results and the need to disinfect and autoclave traditional sampling equipment. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Particle Measuring Systems recently announced the introduction of the BioCapt®...

2013-09-02 00:20:04

Yokohama, Japan, Sept 2, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - ULVAC-RIKO, Inc. will start the sales of 'Spica/Antares/Leonis' whose systems can evaluate the activity of a microbe (vitality) and the dynamics (Growth rate) by measuring 'Quantity of heat' which is emitted from microbial cells. Those systems have features of capability of observing many samples simultaneously and non-destructively with a overwhelmingly little work, capturing the obtained data dynamically and obtaining them in the...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

AMRESCO expands its popular EZ-Vision line with dyes and stains that are environmentally sensitive, are non-toxic, non-mutagenic and eliminate the use of hazardous ethidium bromide. In addition to being PEOPLE-PLANET-SAFE, the EZ-Vision line offers increased visualization, efficiency and consistency at the bench. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 With life science researchers calling for products that are safer for use in the lab and the environment, AMRESCO's EZ-Vision® In-Gel...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Universal Medical Inc Teams up with Benchmark Scientific to Bring Laboratories an organic solvent free multi-purpose agarose. Foxboro, MA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Benchmark Scientific uses a new process for manufacturing agarose that allows it to be produced without the use of any organic solvents. This new process yields a cleaner end product which reduces harmful impact on the environment. This new agarose is highly purified with low electroendosmosis (EEO...

2011-02-10 01:07:32

Rice University scientists refine process at heart of diagnostic bio-nano-chip Microsponges derived from seaweed may help diagnose heart disease, cancers, HIV and other diseases quickly and at far lower cost than current clinical methods. The microsponges are an essential component of Rice University's Programmable Bio-Nano-Chip (PBNC) and the focus of a new paper in the journal Small. The paper by John McDevitt, the Brown-Wiess Professor in Bioengineering and Chemistry, and his colleagues at...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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