Molecular printing advance

A new fabrication technology could allow researchers to recreate complex biological environments.

Hubs install POCT analysers

Thame and Marlow Community Hubs, within Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, have each recently installed HORIBA Medical’s latest point-of-care testing analyser, the Microsemi CRP.

Prepared media pocket guide

Cherwell Laboratories has published an eBook called The Pharmaceutical and Cleanroom Industry’s Pocket Guide to Prepared Culture Media.

MAST launches new DNA amplification kit

MAST launches new DNA amplification kit

A ready-to-use isothermal amplification kit using LAMP technology and presented in a convenient lyophilised format is now available. 

Cila Vircell

New serology assays

Vircell has added a number of new assays to its VirClia range, enhancing the extensive portfolio of chemiluminescent monotests for infectious disease serology.

Madrid, Spain

Microbiology and infectious diseases

Details have been announced for the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, which will be held in Madrid on 21 to 24 April.


Mass cell culture automation

Reliance Precision Limited has been working in partnership with Greiner Bio-One on developing CELLswing – an automated manipulator, which gently moves and rotates a CELLdisc containing adherent mammalian cells in any required position.

Interpretation software

New interpretation software

Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD), one of the leading global suppliers of syndromic real-time Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) multiplexing kits, has been partnering for several months with UgenTec NV – a medical device software company that develops artificially intelligent PCR interpretation software.

Automated lab kit

Lab automation growth expected

The lab automation market is forecast to reach $5.20bn by 2022 from $4.06bn in 2017. 

Digital pathology

Digital pathology for the NHS

The government has announced that it is in discussion with Roche Diagnostics and partners to support the mainstream implementation of Digital Pathology services across the NHS.

Women's health genetic screening

QIAGEN has announced the results of a study evaluating the accuracy of the QIAGEN Clinical Insight (QCI) solution by Counsyl, a genetic screening and counselling company.