Concise monitoring of N2 Phamacopeia

06 September 2017

Lab Chat


AGC Instruments has developed an AGC NovaCHROM GC System to monitor N2 Pharmacopeia as per the European Medicines Agency standards. ˜is new system is comprised of a NovaCHROM 4000 Gas Chromatograph using AGC’s own ˜ermal Conductivity Detector (TCD), TrendVision PLUS Chromatography So°ware and Solenoid Control Unit. Satisfying the key requirements for the Quality Control of Nitrogen (N2) fo...

Are We Eating Too Much Salt and Sugar?

24 August 2017

Lab Chat

Salt and sugar – they’re two of the most common ingredients in cooking across the world. In taste terms, they’re almost opposite, epitomising the two broadest categories of food – savoury and sweet. But are we eating too much of these staple ingredients?

Too much of the sweet stuff

The effects of excessive sugar consumption are well known. It causes irregular cholesterol, rising blood sug...

Why Are More People Freezing Sperm and Eggs?

20 August 2017

Lab 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 ...

Can Drones Reduce Pollution from Traffic?

16 August 2017

Lab 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?


How Will Dubai Tackle Its Air Pollution Problem

13 August 2017

Lab 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 ...

How Bad is Pollution in the UAE?

10 August 2017

Lab 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.

Little Green Data Book


Green, fast and easy microwave extraction of organic pollutants from soils, sediments and sludges

29 July 2017

Lab Chat

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 The Game Changer in Microwave Digestion

29 July 2017

Lab Chat

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 celebrates their 2nd consecutive export growth award

29 July 2017

Lab Chat

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

29 July 2017

Lab Chat

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...

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