Press Releases


Applied Biosystems has introduced its Methyl Primer Express Software, and the methylSEQr Bisulphite Conversion Kit, to simplify applications such as bisulphite sequencing and fragment analysis in DNA methylation experiments.

The MathWorks has launched SimBiology, a graphical systems-biology tool that uses its mathematical engine to enable biologists to simulate, model, and analyse biochemical pathways in one integrated environment.

Maplesoft, distributed by Adept Scientific, has introduced a port that allows its flagship product, Maple 10, to run natively on new Apple Macintosh models that feature Intel Core processors.

Golden Software has upgraded its MapViewer thematic mapping package with more than 100 new features and enhancements, including the ability to create contour and vector maps

iAdvantage Software has released eStudy v5.0, which has been enhanced with many new features including a built-in statistical analysis and associated visualisation engine in eStudy DataCipher.

Thermo Electron has re-engineered SampleManager LIMS 9.0, an updated version of its flagship laboratory information management system (LIMS) for global enterprises.

Thermo Electron has added several new software products to its Proteomics application suite, including SIEVE, a label-free differential expression analysis software, BioWorks 3.3, Tissue Imaging and ProSightPC.

The MathWorks has released Link for ModelSim 2, which enhances the use of Model-Based Design for hardware verification by offering full Verilog and VHDL support.

Thermo Electron has updated its LIMS for global enterprises. SampleManager Version 9.0 is built on the Microsoft .NET platform, incorporates a Service Oriented Architecture, and has a new user interface.

iAdvantage Software is now offering its web-based eStudy management software as a hosted solution, to empower small pharmas and CROS with the same functionality as larger companies.


Chemical Abstracts Service has introduced a number of enhancements in the CA and CAplus databases on STN, including additional content and features for more effective patent searching with IPC codes.

Applied Biosystems/MDS SCIEX's metabolite ID solution enables drug discovery scientists to examine thousands of drug candidates and quickly determine those that fail to meet the requirements for further development.



Robert Roe explores efforts to diversify the HPC processor market


Darren Barrington-Light, senior manager product marketing for Thermo Fisher Scientific, explains the importance of integrating LIMS into the pharmaceutical data chain


Gemma Church looks at the use of additive manufacturing processes in engineering