Thermo Fisher Scientific product launches

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched five new solutions in instrumentation, data management, sample preparation and consumables at Pittcon 2018.

Editorial: Change is needed

Opportunities to be creative with resources have been ignored for too long.

News

  • Test for autism in children

    Researchers have developed two tests that they claim could potentially be used to detect autism in children.

  • NHS has 100,000 vacancies

    One in every 11 NHS posts in England is currently unfilled, which regulators claim has contributed to one of the most challenging winter periods in NHS history.

  • RIP Sir John Sulston

    The pioneering geneticist, Sir John Sulston, who played a pivotal role in the sequencing of the human genome, has died aged 75.

Science

Disease in the trenches

To mark 100 years since the First World War came to a close, we look at the conditions in the trenches and hear from the diaries and letters of those who endured the horrific conflict.

Managing uncertainty in andrology

With andrology gaining more prominence as a discipline, David Sanders talks through the pre-examination process.

Point-of-care testing

Effectiveness of POCT

Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences Paul Waller questions some of the assumptions made about point-of-care testing.

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Register for conference

Scientific Laboratory Supplies will be staging the next Scientific Laboratory Show and Conference on 23 May.

POC data management

Radiometer Ltd has implemented its AQURE Enterprise point-of-care (POC) data management system at the University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust’s new Emergency Department.

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Bacteriophages under the microscope

This month: Bacteriophages

Resources

 

My lab: Braving the weather

Valerie Bocker, Specialist Biomedical Scientist from NHS Lothian, writes about the dedication of laboratory staff when snow struck.

Verifiers and examiners

Jocelyn Pryce, Head of Registration and Training at the IBMS, looks at the number of verifiers and examiners who are active.

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April Journal-based learning

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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