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Mettler-Toledo's TDL Analyzers Receive Award from Frost & Sullivan for Competitive Strategy Innovation & Leadership

01-Apr-2015

Based on its recent analysis of the process tunable diode laser (TDL) analyzers market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Mettler-Toledo AG with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation & Leadership. Mettler-Toledo's TDL series, the GPro 500, has an original design ...

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Nano-Beaker Offers Insight Into the Condensation of Atoms

23-Jan-2015

An international team of physicists has succeeded in mapping the condensation of individual atoms, or rather their transition from a gaseous state to another state, using a new method. Led by the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel, the team was ...

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Damaged DNA amplified

20-Jan-2015

In the majority of cases, the onset of cancer is characterised by a minor change in a person's genetic material. A cell's DNA mutates in a particular area to the extent that the cell no longer divides in a controlled manner, but begins to grow uncontrollably. In many cases, this type of genetic ...

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Roche acquires Bina Technologies and enters the genomic informatics market

22-Dec-2014

Roche announced the acquisition of Bina Technologies, Inc. (Bina), a privately held company based in Redwood City, California, USA. Bina provides a big data platform for centralized management and processing of next generation sequencing (NGS) data. "The acquisition of Bina is a significant step ...

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Making sure antibiotics work as they should

10-Oct-2014

A team of ETH Zurich researchers led by professors Nenad Ban and Ruedi Aebersold have studied the highly complex molecular structure of mitoribosomes, which are the ribosomes of mitochondria. Ribosomes are found in the cells of all living organisms. However, higher organisms (eukaryotes), which ...

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Mice and men share a diabetes gene

15-Sep-2014

A joint work by EPFL, ETH Zürich and the CHUV has identified a pathological process that takes place in both mice and humans towards one of the most common diseases that people face in the industrialized world: type 2 diabetes. This work was conducted in Johan Auwerx's (EPFL) and Ruedi ...

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DKSH exclusively distributes Postnova Analytics’ Field-Flow Fractionation systems

DKSH and Postnova Analytics have signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

15-Aug-2014

DKSH Business Unit Technology is a full service provider for high quality scientific equipment for research institutions, universities and commercial testing laboratories across South East Asia. With emphasis on application support, training, knowledge transfer and equipment servicing, DKSH is ...

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Synthesis of structurally pure carbon nanotubes using molecular seeds

08-Aug-2014

For the first time, researchers at Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research have succeeded in "growing" single-wall carbon nanotubes (CNT) with a single predefined structure - and hence with identical electronic properties. And here is how they pulled it off: the CNTs "assembled ...

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Mettler Toledo installs Tunable Diode Lasers (TDLs) where no TDLs have gone before

29-Jul-2014

Mettler Toledo has produced a new white paper illustrating how tunable diode laser (TDL) gas analyzers can now be applied to all gas analysis processes. The key to their wide range of applications is a unique range of process adaptions. In chemical and petrochemical plants, and refineries TDLs ...

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Nanoscale Velcro used for Molecule Transport

01-Jul-2014

Biological membranes are like a guarded border. They separate the cell from the environment and at the same time control the import and export of molecules. The nuclear membrane can be crossed via many tiny pores. Scientists at the Biozentrum and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute at the University ...

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