Features

01 January 2005

No laboratory is an island and laboratory software has to talk to enterprise resource planning software, as Mark Gonzalez explains

01 January 2005

Electronic signatures can bring a ninefold increase in laboratory throughput, Peter Rees discovered. But first, companies may have to throw away popular software

01 November 2004

Powerful scientific instruments need powerful software, but help is at hand in simplifying the complexity, writes James Aitken

01 November 2004

John Murphy talks to Christopher Bishop, assistant director of the Microsoft Research Laboratory, Cambridge

01 November 2004

Electronic lab notebooks can help researchers in small as well as large companies, Peter Rees discovered

01 September 2004

It's a science about working on the small scale, but it has big promise. Michael Francis of Accelrys looks to the future of nanotechnology

01 September 2004

Felix Grant believes that software can open up the big ideas in mathematics to the wider public, democratising the subject, and making it part of popular culture

01 September 2004

Although sometimes their role is overlooked, distributors can add value to scientific software through the technical support they provide. John Murphy talked to Adept Scientific, one of the largest distributors

01 September 2004

Integrating LIMS with enterprise resource planning software is topical, but Peter Rees found that standardising and centralising are essential first steps

01 September 2004

If the trend is towards standardisation, how can LIMS be tailored to fit individual customers? The answer lies with workflows, according to Colin Thurston

01 July 2004

Bruce von Herrmann believes that better informatics is the only way to meet the challenge of increasing complexity in the life sciences

01 July 2004

Jack Little believes that model-based design is the best way to turn new ideas into real things

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