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Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… Lizzy Huitson Senior GMP Technician at Clinical Biomanufacturing Facilitythe University of Oxford Cleanrooms – specialised lab facilities designed to maintain very low levels of particulates – are a unique working environment. I’ve been working in…

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Knowing a lot about very little

The potential of nanomedicine to tackle many diseases is immense, but we really don’t know much about how they get into cells and what potential damage – as well as good – they could do. Here we learn why a combinatorial approach is set to change that… Giovanna Fragneto, Head of Large Scale Structures and Soft Matter Science and Support at Institut Laue-Langevin Marco Maccarini, research…

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Advancing a technical career

Author: Jane Banks is Business Development Manager at the Science Council, a leading voice for the professional practice of science, independent of discipline. It also provides the quality assurance system for those working in science and sets the standards for professional registration for practising scientists and science technicians. There is no doubt that lab technicians are highly skilled and competent. However sometimes the challenge can…

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Micropipette

The micropipette was invented in 1957 at University of Marburg, Germany by postdoc Heinrich Schnitger. Frustrated by repetitive pipetting of small volumes using glass micropipettes, Schnitger developed a prototype with a spring-loaded piston and a removable plastic tip for containing liquid. All the major features of the present-day micropipettes were incorporated into the prototype, shown above The micropipette was invented in 1957 at University of…

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A Theme To Change The Design World

HemoCue® HbA1c 501 System is a fast, easy and reliable point-of-care system for hemoglobin A1c tests. It is a fully automated HbA1c POC test that provides reliable results straight away for efficient diabetes care. Stop sending samples to labs and waiting for results Having to send blood samples to the lab and wait for the results to come back can be very frustrating. Not only…

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