The 1p “lab on a chip”

Scientists have developed a method to produce a cheap and reusable diagnostic “lab on a chip”, that can cost just 1p per chip.

Journal-based learning exercises April 2017

Journal-based learning exercises for April 2017. You may complete as many JBL exercises as you wish and you are not restricted by specialty.



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My histopathology lab

Jo Horne, an Advanced Practitioner Healthcare Scientist, gives a guided tour of her histopathology lab, which is part of the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

When computers crash: Leed pathology lab

When computers crash: Leeds pathology lab

After Leeds pathology lab's technology failure, biomedical editor and author Brian Nation looks at the lessons to be learnt and Clinical Chemistry Operational Manager Jamie West explains lab information management systems.


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Football: the dangerous game

Can heading a football cause dementia and, if so, how high is the risk? John Windell discusses recent research with Dr Gemma Lace-Costigan.

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Fibre bot

Fibre-bot is “width of a hair”

A fibre-optic medical robot that could access the body through tiny cavities is being developed b

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"Sensitive and affordable spectroscopy equipment"

HORIBA says its new MacroRAM Benchtop Raman Spectrometer offers best of class in sensitivity and

Quality Accreditation Program

Horiba Medical has introduced a Quality Accreditation Program (QAP) to assist its customers in reaching and maintaining the required standards for UKAS accreditation.



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Here to help: CDP

Following last month’s piece on CPD Officer roles, Jocelyn Pryce, IBMS Head of Registration and Training, answers questions received by the CPD Team.

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British Journal of Biomedical Science: Issue 1, 2017

By the time you read this, the hard copy of our Journal should have landed on your doormats. However, those of you who have visited this website will have already accessed and read some of the papers. The contents of the latest issue are as follows.

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21st century learning

An update on interactive, electronic educational programmes developed for biomedical scientists and other health and science professionals across the globe.