MilliporeSigma unveils BrightLab for research scientists
February 11, 2020 -- MilliporeSigma has introduced BrightLab, a cloud-based inventory management and instrument connectivity platform for research scientists.
Trump's 2021 budget calls for 8% NIH cut
February 11, 2020 -- U.S. President Donald Trump on February 10 released a proposed budget for 2021 that includes an 8% cut in funding to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), proposing a 2021 budget of $38 billion, compared with the $41.4 billion for 2020.
Pseudorandom speckle patterns allow for high-res imaging
February 6, 2020 -- A team of researchers in Japan has developed a technique using multimode fiber in combination with an optical phased-array chip for single-pixel imaging in biomedical applications. The work will be presented at the 2020 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition, held March 8 to 12 in San Diego.
Allen Institute extends cell line contract
February 3, 2020 -- The Allen Institute for Cell Science announced on February 3 that it has extended its contract with the Coriell Institute for Medical Research for the storage and distribution of its Allen Cell Collection. Since its launch in 2016, the collection has grown from five cell lines to more than 40 lines today. The new agreement between the institutes will extend for an additional three years.
Thermo Fisher posts 5% higher sales in Q4
January 30, 2020 -- Lab and scientific instruments manufacturer Thermo Fisher Scientific posted revenues for the fourth quarter of 2019 that were up 4.9%, while net income also grew.
Zuckerberg group gives $1.3M to bioimaging network
January 29, 2020 -- A foundation run by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife has awarded over $1.3 million to support Global BioImaging, an international network of bioimaging research facilities.
Bruker launches new microscopy technology
December 11, 2019 -- On Monday, December 10, at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) meeting, Bruker introduced a brand new product which brings increased options to scientists looking for live-cell 3D imaging.
Thermo Fisher launches Aquilos 2 sample prep system
November 7, 2019 -- Thermo Fischer Scientific has launched a new system designed for the preparation of thin electron-transparent samples from biological specimens.
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