Access to healthcare has always been a persistent issue throughout the world, especially when it comes to access to medicine. With the rise in certain diseases and an aging global population, the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry is attempting to meet this demand by using various analytical and scientific instruments and techniques to perfect their drug […]

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) held their annual conference January 25–29 in San Diego, California. The show hosts presentations, short courses and an exhibition of laboratory automation systems and associated products. It is also considered an important venue for networking, SLAS initiatives and SLAS member enrichment. Laboratory automation is an enabling technology […]

Since March 2009, the US stock market has had the longest bull market in the country’s history, despite volatility. US equity markets finished the decade (2010-2019) in positive territory, as the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ rose 9.89% CAGR, 9.44% CAGR and 12.96% CAGR. The performance of scientific tool companies followed […]

Blockchain technology promises to transform data distribution via major advancements in data security and storage. Blockchain essentially connects digital accounts using cryptography, enabling verifiable transactions that can be openly shared on a highly secure, decentralized network. For health care, the application of blockchain to the storage and retrieval of patient data, such as electronic medical […]

Although mass spectrometry (MS) has made enormous progress over the last 20 years in improving its sensitivity, accuracy and speed, further developments are still required. The need is especially critical when working with biological samples, such as peptides and lipids in blood or tissue, due to the analyte’s wide dynamic range and minute amounts. The […]