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Edward Colihan Becomes President, CEO of Metrohm USA

March 17, 2014 11:52 am | by Metrohm USA | News | Comments

Metrohm AG has announced the appointment of Edward Colihan as President and Chief Executive Officer of Metrohm USA effective April 1, 2014.

Google Fiber to Reach 34 More Cities

February 20, 2014 12:00 pm | by Associated Press, Michael Liedtke | News | Comments

Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight...

Industry News: Nanocarriers, Ultrasound Enable Targeted Chemotherapy

February 6, 2014 12:00 pm | by Sonrgy, Inc. | News | Comments

Tiny nanocarriers safely transport potent chemotherapy drugs to cancer tumors and release high...

Microsoft Names New CEO

February 4, 2014 12:00 pm | by Associated Press, Ryan Nakashima | News | Comments

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small but...

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Thermo Fisher Selling Some Assets to GE

January 6, 2014 12:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher is selling its cell culture, gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses to a General Electric Co. division for approximately $1.06 billion.

Approved: Sartorius to Take over TAP Biosystems

November 22, 2013 8:18 am | by Sartorius | News | Comments

The shareholders of UK company TAP Biosystems Group plc approved Sartorius’ takeover offer at the shareholder meetings held this week.

Google Remains Secretive over Construction

November 6, 2013 7:00 am | by Associated Press, Martha Mendoza | News | Comments

Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of the San Francisco Bay but is managing to conceal its purpose by constructing it on docked barges instead of land, where city building permits and public plans are mandatory.


EMD Millipore Introduces the Lab Solutions Virtual Conference

October 23, 2013 8:40 am | by EMD Millipore | News | Comments

EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced the first Lab Solutions Virtual Conference on November 19 and 20, 2013.

Sartorius Stedim Biotech to Buy TAP Biosystems Group

October 8, 2013 7:00 am | by Sartorius Stedim Biotech | News | Comments

Sartorius Stedim Biotech made a cash offer to acquire the UK company TAP Biosystems Group plc through its wholly owned subsidiary Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is expected to close at the end of 2013.


October 4, 2013 7:00 am | by JULABO USA | News | Comments

JULABO USA is celebrating 20 years of sales and service in the U.S. The Juchheim family-owned business is dedicated to providing highly precise temperature control instrumentation for science, research and industry.

Merck to Cut 8,500 More Jobs

October 1, 2013 12:40 pm | by Associated Press, Tom Murphy | News | Comments

Merck & Co. plans to cut another 8,500 jobs as the drugmaker continues its struggle with competition from cheaper generic medications that have squeezed the pharmaceutical industry for several quarters now.

Government Takes on Coal with First-Ever Carbon Limits

September 20, 2013 12:00 pm | by Associated Press, Dina Cappiello | News | Comments

Linking global warming to public health, disease and extreme weather, the Obama administration pressed ahead today with tough requirements to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, despite protests from industry and from opponents that it would mean a dim future for coal.


Design Competition Now Accepting Entries

August 7, 2013 7:00 am | by Doug Mockett & Company, Inc. | News | Comments

Doug Mockett & Company’s 28th Annual Design Competition is now accepting entries! The deadline is fast approaching so submit your idea(s) for review by September 3, 2013.

National Laboratory Upgrades with Christie Projectors

July 26, 2013 7:00 am | by Los Alamos National Laboratory | News | Comments

Los Alamos National Laboratory has selected visualization leader Christie for an extensive upgrade to its Powerwall Theater (PWT), an innovative facility that enables researchers to view the complex models and simulations they have created using some of the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Wyatt Recognized for Fifth Year in Best Places to Work in Industry 2013 Survey

July 2, 2013 7:00 am | by Wyatt Technology Corporation | News | Comments

Wyatt Technology Corporation announces it has been ranked among The Scientist magazine’s Best Places to Work in Industry, for the fifth consecutive year.

Rainin Rewards Reuse by Planting Trees

June 20, 2013 7:00 am | by METTLER TOLEDO | News | Comments

METTLER TOLEDO subsidiary Rainin Instrument has launched a new program to encourage its customers to reuse the heavy-duty cardboard return kits it sends to those who request mail-in service for their pipettes.

Rainin Program Plants a Tree if You Recycle

April 18, 2013 7:00 am | by METTLER TOLEDO | News | Comments

METTLER TOLEDO subsidiary Rainin Instrument has launched a new program to encourage its customers to reuse the heavy-duty cardboard return kits it sends to those who request mail-in service for their pipettes.


Thermo Fisher to Buy Life Technologies for $13.6 B

April 15, 2013 1:13 pm | by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. | News | Comments

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Life Technologies Corp. have signed a definitive agreement under which Thermo Fisher will acquire Life Technologies for $76.00 in cash per fully diluted common share, or approximately $13.6 billion, plus the assumption of net debt at close.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Makes Record Gift

March 4, 2013 7:00 am | by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments | News | Comments

A new $7.5 million gift from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments to The Univ. of Texas at Arlington will support one of the most significant installments of advanced scientific equipment in the U.S., propelling the university to new heights of discovery and innovation.

Alliance Combines Metrohm, FOSS NIRSystems

February 15, 2013 2:29 pm | by Metrohm | News | Comments

Metrohm and FOSS have entered into a strategic alliance strengthening the two companies’ leading positions in their respective key markets.

Covaris, HORIBA Instruments Form Strategic Relationship

February 14, 2013 7:00 am | by Covaris, Inc. | News | Comments

Covaris, Inc., a company for focused acoustic technologies for the life sciences, is pleased to announce the establishment of a marketing alliance with HORIBA Instruments.

Specialty Coating Systems Announces AS9100C Certification

February 13, 2013 7:00 am | by Specialty Coating Systems | News | Comments

Specialty Coating Systems is pleased to announce the company has achieved AS9100 Revision C certification for its Parylene coating service centers in Austin, Texas and Singapore.

Ellsworth Adhesives Acquires Adhesive Methods and Technology

February 12, 2013 7:00 am | by Ellsworth Adhesives | News | Comments

Ellsworth Adhesives, a distributor of adhesive products and dispensing equipment, announced that it has acquired Tennessee-based distributor, Adhesive Methods and Technology.

NETZSCH, NREL Partner to Develop Li-Ion Battery Testing Instrumentation

February 6, 2013 7:00 am | by NETZSCH | News | Comments

Temperature has a strong impact on performance, safety and life of batteries, therefore understanding and control of temperature is necessary to successfully operate lithium ion batteries, particularly for electric drive vehicles that are critical for a lowering dependence on imported oil and air pollution.

Fera, Waters Open International Food Safety Training Laboratory

January 23, 2013 8:09 am | by Waters | News | Comments

A major new international food safety training facility, aimed at improving compliance with EU food import standards, is being launched.

Videos Show How to Open Micro Bags, Clean a Laboratory Blender

January 22, 2013 8:44 am | by Seward Ltd | News | Comments

A new series of videos acts as an easy guide to make opening micro bags and cleaning laboratory blenders less stressful.

Biofuels Center Expands Sector Development Capabilities with $1.14 M Investment

January 18, 2013 8:37 am | by Biofuels Center of North Carolina | News | Comments

Biofuels Center of North Carolina will award $766,256 to a consortium of partners led by AdvantageWest Economic Development Group to fortify the biofuels sector and trigger its expansion in the region. The project partners will invest a 50 percent matching contribution of $383,128, for a total project investment of $1,149,384.

Dow Opens Innovation Center to Advance Computing, Informatics Applications

January 17, 2013 8:12 am | by Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign | News | Comments

As part of its mission to solve challenging problems through innovation, The Dow Chemical Company announced a partnership with the Univ. of Illinois to open the Dow Innovation Center, a research facility located at the Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Mockett Announces Design Competition Winners

January 16, 2013 8:29 am | by Doug Mockett & Company | News | Comments

Doug Mockett & Company’s 28th Annual Design Competition winners have been announced.

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