April 2018

Thermo Fisher Scientific product launches

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

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.

Bacteriophages under the microscope

This month: Bacteriophages

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.

Editorial: Change is needed

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

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.