UK scientists from the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the University of Edinburgh set off this week to the earthquake affected area of central Italy. The researchers will deploy seismometers to help better understand the science of aftershocks and how scientists might better assist global emergency response.
LIMS provider LabVantage has extended its partnership with Lonza to offer purpose-built environmental monitoring capabilities integrated with its software.
IBM scientists have developed a new lab-on-a-chip technology that can, for the first time, separate biological particles at the nanoscale
Biologists and mathematicians from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have accelerated the rate at which a computer can predict the structure of protein complexes in a cell
Researchers from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) have created a bioinformatics tool, WREGEX 2.0, to predict the effect of cancer-related mutations. Created by a multidisciplinary team the software can analyse up to 40,000 proteins per minute
Certara, a specialist in simulation-enabled drug development, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine has extended a five year research agreement until 2020.
Robert Roe discovers that data integrity, process improvement, and managing data effectively are key challenges for informatics providers finding the speed to innovate, as the theme for the latest Paperless Lab Academy suggested
Jana Erjavec wonders why researchers are slow to adopt software for electronic laboratory notebooks
The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), a research institute based in the UK, has dramatically reduced the time to perform large genome assembly with the installation of a new supercomputing platform based on two SGI UV 300 systems
Robert Roe looks at research from the University of Alaska that is using HPC to change the way we look at the movement of ice sheets
Robert Roe talks to cooling experts to find out what innovation lies ahead for HPC users