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20 August 2017Lab Chat
As people get older, their fertility gradually drops. This has long been the case for women, labelled the ‘biological clock’. But more recently, scientists have discovered a similar pattern in men, with a significant drop for men between 40-42 compared to 30-35 year-olds.
So, what is the solution? Freezing sperm and eggs gives people a way of preserving their fertility. And it’s on the rise ...
16 August 2017Lab Chat
Cars produce the majority of breathable pollution around us. They also contribute significantly to global warming, churning out carbon dioxide as they burn fossil fuels to power their engines. In response to these growing problems, electric cars are being developed as a serious alternative, with dynamic charging making their widespread adoption more realistic. But is there another option?
13 August 2017Lab Chat
Air pollution is a huge problem all around the world. It’s causing thousands of deaths each year globally, expected to rise to 60,000 by the year 2030. And in the big cities, the problem gets even worse. London, Paris, Delhi and Beijing are all awash with particulate matter, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds.
Dubai isn’t quite in the same league yet. But its rapid growth in the ...
10 August 2017Lab Chat
The United Arab Emirates has the seventh biggest oil reserves and seventeenth largest natural gas reserves in the world. It’s pretty impressive for such a small area, but with fossil fuels comes talk of pollution. Countries like India and China are heavily reliant on fossil fuels, and suffer from high levels of air pollution as a result. So, how does the UAE compare.
Microwave extraction becomes faster and easier with the new Milestone ETHOS X with its FastEX-24. Microwave-assisted extraction technology offers multiple benefits over traditional Soxhlet extraction and other non-conventional systems. The new FastEX-24 rotor and disposable glass vials offers reliable extraction of contaminants from soil in compliance with EPA 3546 along with easy handling and ...
UltraWAVE is changing how industrial and research laboratories around the world prep samples for analysis.
Patented UltraWAVE Single Reaction Chamber (SRC) technology goes beyond traditional closed and open vessel digestion, offering significantly greater digestion capabilities for even the most difficult sample types.
The UltraWAVE is capable of processing multiple samples under identica...
Kinesis Limited of St Neots is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce Global Award for Export Growth 2017. The leading international supplier of scientific laboratory equipment and instruments first picked up the same award in 2016 for achieving 35% year on year export growth. This year, Kinesis more than doubled its growth rate, having increased its ...
Nabertherm with 500 employees worldwide have been developing and producing industrial furnaces for many different applications for 70 years. In 2017 Nabertherm is not only celebrating its 70th anniversary but also extends its factory building by 4,400 m² to a complete area of 25,000 m² production facilities. 150,000 satisfied customers in more than 100 countries offer proof of our commitment to...
New Product Launches
TU5 Series Turbidimeters
The EPA approved TU5 Series Turbidimeter platform employs a patented optical design that sees more of the sample than any other turbidimeter, delivering the best low level precision and sensitivity while minimizing variability between measurements. This series eliminates the uncertainty of...
17 July 2017Lab Chat
“Eat your fish, it’s brain food.” That’s what they told us as kids – but is it true? Food can have a range of effects on our body – increasing energy, helping certain organs function and, of course, causing more fat to be stored. And when it comes to boosting the brain, there are certain foods which are better than others. Read on to see what you should be eating to help your brain go the extra...