High-speed computing for Britain's largest radio telescope

26 September 2007

The University of Manchester is developing a high-speed data crunching facility that will be crucial for the UK's new radio telescope.

New headquarters for LMS

26 September 2007

LMS has moved its US headquarters to a new high-tech facility in Troy, Michigan. The new 31,300 square foot facility includes an engineering laboratory and product testing space.

Genomics software aids cardiovascular research

26 September 2007

The University of British Columbia's (UBC) James Hogg iCapture Centre for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research has selected InforSense GenSense to support its genetic research programmes into heart, lung and vascular systems.

Toxicology software improves drug saftey

26 September 2007

The University of Surrey is to use Cambridge Cell Networks (CCnet) ToxWiz software to assist its research into drug and chemical safety.

Genomics software streamlines detergent production

17 September 2007

Researchers hoping to alter the genetic code of bacteria to produce more effective enzymes used in detergents are using genomics software to handle the large volumes of genetics data.

LabLogic acquires chromatography equipment supplier

17 September 2007

LabLogic Systems has acquired IN/US Systems, the manufacturer of radio chromatography flow-through detectors and counters for bio-medical research.

Increased licensing of bioinformatics software

17 September 2007

Genmab in the Netherlands has doubled the number of licenses it owns for ActivityBase XE, which it uses to capture and store plate-based screening data.

European systems biology requires greater coordination, report reveals

14 September 2007

Scientists will have to be prepared for greater cooperation if Europe is to exploit systems biology fully , a new report reveals.

New model predicts ethnic violence

14 September 2007

Controversial new research claims that racially motivated disturbances can be predicted using mathematical models based on the ethnic make-up of the population.

Automated LC/MS analysis aids metabolomic research

12 September 2007

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) are using innovative liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (LC/MS) software to ease the load of data in systems biology research.

Scientific computing people

05 September 2007

Luc Missorten is a new director of LMS; Neil Chue Hong is the new director of Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute UK; and Agilent Technologies has appointed William Molnar as vp of its Strategene division.

News in brief

03 September 2007

Elsevier has established an advisory board for its organic chemistry database; the Public Health Agency of Canada has licensed DNAStar's Lasergene software; and QSI has established a new division in France.