Improved bone marrow differential method with DRAQ5

In the May 2008 issue of the Am. J. Clin. Path. Allan et al. (Gainesville, USA) describe an exciting new method which gives improved flow cytometric analysis of clinical bone marrow aspirates for the evaluation of hematolymphoid neoplasias. Specifically, this no lyse, no wash method uses DRAQ5 to gate the nucleated cells and, importantly the [...]

Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Cell Culture Incubator Portfolio

New Thermo Scientific HERAcell® i Series of Cell Culture CO2 Incubators Combines Ease of Use with Proven Contamination Prevention MILFORD, Mass., (August 26, 2008) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has introduced the Thermo Scientific HERAcell i Series of cell culture CO2 incubators. Combining the intuitive iCAN™ touch-screen user interface [...]

CRi Announces New Maestro™ EX In Vivo Imaging System

The Maestro™ EX system incorporates CRi’s state-of-the-art FLEX technology and becomes the entry-level instrument of choice for in vivo fluorescence imaging. Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc. (CRi) announces the release of the Maestro™ EX In Vivo Imaging System. The new system incorporates CRi’s state-of-the-art FLEX technology and becomes the entry-level instrument of choice for in [...]

Helicos Announces Personnel Changes Aimed at Accelerating R&D

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Helicos BioSciences Corporation (NASDAQ:HLCS - News) today announced that Bill Efcavitch, Ph.D., has been named Helicos chief technology officer, Marc Levine has joined Helicos as senior vice president of product development and Stan Letovsky, Ph.D. has joined as vice president for scientific informatics — three personnel moves aimed at accelerating the company’s research and [...]

Applied Biosystems Expands Sequencing-based RNA Analysis Solutions Portfolio

SOLiD(TM) Whole Transcriptome Expression Kit Provides Comprehensive, Specific Analysis of All Known RNAs Present in Biological Samples FOSTER CITY, Calif.--Applied Biosystems Inc. (NYSE:ABI - News) today announced the development of a sequencing-based molecular tool for the genomic analysis of whole transcriptomes, the vast collection of RNAs transcribed from a genome. This technology, which provides detailed [...]

New Freeze Dryer Offers Larger Batch Processing, Improved Product Uniformity & Easier Validation…

Genevac ( has announced the introduction of the VirTis Ultra Series Freeze Dryer has been engineered to handle a wide range of applications from phase one research through to production clinical trial batches. Based upon end user feedback the new Ultra contains design enhancements enabling larger batch development and processing, improved product uniformity, and easier [...]

Management and Market Update from Electronic Sensor Technology

NEWBURY PARK, Calif.--Electronic Sensor Technology (EST) (OTCBB:ESNR), a leading provider of innovative homeland security and environmental solutions, announced it was restructuring its business to better align resources with current market conditions. Dr. Teong Lim, Chairman and CEO, reported that the company has taken a decision to restructure the company to concentrate and provide a streamline [...]

Cyntellect to Collaborate With the Burnham Institute for Medical Research

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26 -- Cyntellect, a privately-held biotechnology company, and the Burnham Institute for Medical Research ("Burnham") today announced they have entered into a joint collaboration to develop new applications on Cyntellect's in situ live cell imaging and laser processing product (called LEAP(TM)) to accelerate research by Burnham's scientists. The collaboration efforts will focus [...]

Ocean Optics Adds Brontes Colorimeter for Online Color Applications

New compact colorimeter that measures to human eye standard Dunedin, FL (August 26, 2008) – Ocean Optics (, the industry leader in miniature photonics, has announced its partnership with Admesy ( to provide the Brontes Colorimeter for color measurement in online applications. The Brontes features 5,500 color measurement per second and 18,000 luminance measurements per [...]

HORIBA Instruments, Inc. Purchases Beta Scientific Assets

HORIBA Instruments, Inc. has purchased all assets of Beta Scientific. This purchase provides HORIBA with all rights to the SA-9600 line of Surface Area Analyzers previously developed and sold by Beta Scientific. Effective May 1, 2008, HORIBA Instruments, Inc. purchased all assets of Beta Scientific. This purchase provides HORIBA with all rights to the SA-9600 [...]

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