UK national biobank employs LabVantages software

30 November 2006

onCore UK has licensed LabVantages Sapphire BioBanking Solution to support the launch of its ambitious large scale operational cancer biobank. The biobank is a national biosample resource for cancer researchers.

Former Oracle leader joins InforSense

30 November 2006

Richard Solari, former director of business intelligence at Oracle, has joined InforSense as vice president of analytic solutions. Solari will be responsible for the companys overall expansion into new markets.

Planners can play 'SimCity' for real

23 November 2006

Social policy makers and town planners will soon be able to play SimCity for real using grid computing and e-Science techniques to test the consequences of their policies.

LMS appoints new VP of marketing and customer services.

23 November 2006

LMS has appointed Eddy Vandersmissen as vice president of marketing and customer services. He joins LMS from Fujitsu Siemens where he was marketing director for the Benelux region.

University of Glasgow employs GenoLogics software

21 November 2006

The University of Glasgow recently installed the GenoLogics Proteus solution for its proteomics research, with plans to add the Geneus solution for genomics research in the near future.

DNAStar signs agreement with Cancer Research UK

20 November 2006

DNAStar has signed a site license agreement with Cancer Research UK that allows it to use DNAStars Lasergene software anywhere on its Lincolns Inn Fields or Clare Hall campuses.

OpenEye opens European office

20 November 2006

OpenEye Scientific Software, a developer of innovative molecular modelling solutions for drug discovery research, has opened its first European office in Strasbourg, France.

Gaz de France and ffA enter into R&D collaboration

20 November 2006

Gaz de France and ffA are collaborating to develop a 3D fault analysis toolset which will provide operators with a more accurate reservoir model and reserves estimate.

Scientists use virtual reality to ease amputees pain

14 November 2006

Scientists at The University of Manchester are using 3D computer graphics to combat the pain suffered by amputees, by giving the illusion the limb is still there.

GenoLogics develops partner network

14 November 2006

GenoLogics is developing a sophisticated network of partners, to create end-to-end lab and scientific data management solutions, for various applications such as cancer research, biomarker discovery, and translational medicine.

Modelling gives insight into traumatic brain injury

09 November 2006

Computer modelling has shown that brain injury may occur within a millisecond after someone's head hits the windscreen in a car accident.

ISC receive US government grant

09 November 2006

Interactive Supercomputing has been awarded a US government research grant to help speed up science and engineeing by developing easy to use desktop software for parallel computers.