December 2006/January 2007

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Getting fisical with phynance

Felix Grant finds scientific software vendors extending into the world of finance


The state of the ELN Market

Michael H Elliott,CEO of Atrium Research, reflects on a marked period of growth for the ELN sector


An ELN by any other name

The market for electronic lab notebooks is growing apace, but opinions differ as to what this software actually does. Tom Wilkie and David Robson sampled some views


ELNs in action

David Robson discovers that ELNs are being used in a diverse range of applications


LIMS widens its reach

Laboratory Information Management Systems are coming out of the quality control lab and into some quite unexpected places, as Tom Wilkie discovers


Providing the backbone to research and analysis

Whether organisations are analysing specimens from a wide range of different industries - or collecting more similar samples but on a scale that was previously unimaginable, a flexible and robust LIMS is essential, discovers Sian Harris


Simulation saves time

David Robson discusses software applications in the fields of engineering and physics


No substitute for experience

John Murphy profiles Bill Trowbridge, for whom entrepreneurial success has come relatively late in his career.