Countdown to the SI redefinition: How long would it take to eat a mole of Easter eggs?

Blog (ZH) - This month we are focusing on a unit that has particular significance to chemists and therefore, our scientists at the UK National Measurement Laboratory at LGC: the mole, the unit used to measure the (usually very large) number of things, usually atoms or molecules

2019-54-20
Improving the lab function with automation

Blog (ZH) - Recently, Ben Meadows shared his thoughts on the value of trade shows like SLAS and how our tools are solving customer problems.

2019-05-15
The least stressful option for patients with Parkinson's

Blog (ZH) - In the absence of a cure for Parkinson’s, patients themselves have identified improved management of stress and anxiety as the second highest priority for unmet research needs to improve their quality of life. Measuring cortisol has been suggested as a potential alternative and objective way to measure stress

2019-05-11
Some weight off your shoulders: The Kilogram and its SI redefinition

Blog (ZH) - Since the late 19th century, the kilogram has been defined by the official artefact. However, despite being undeniably valuable, this artefact has been shown to have changed over its century-long life.

2019-45-08
Highlights from SeraCare's AACR 2019 meeting experience

Blog (ZH) - The team at SeraCare have been experiencing the sights and sounds of the annual AACR meeting this week in Atlanta, and they are exciting about what they're learning! Catherine Huang, Director of Product Development at SeraCare, shared her top highlights from Atlanta this week

2019-00-05
Agrigenomics: how can NGS contribute to global food security?

Blog (ZH) - NGS makes it much easier to apply genome selection, since breeders can more easily design and implement their breeding programmes to develop desirable traits such as drought tolerance, disease resistance, and higher yields

2019-00-02
LGC welcomes HRH The Princess Royal

News (ZH) - The Princess Royal was given a tour of LGC’s recently-expanded laboratories and met with scientists and apprentices to hear how the company’s cutting-edge analytical science supports doping and medication control in animal sports, provides assurance to athletes taking supplements, and helps develop new drugs and therapies

2019-38-01
LGC scientist helps identify seven soldiers from Battle of Fromelles

News (ZH) - Seven more Australian soldiers fallen at the Battle of Fromelles in July 1916 have been formally identified, the Australian Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester announced earlier this week

2019-56-29
IQN Path Selects SeraCare Life Sciences for First-Ever Tumor Mutational Burden External Quality Assessment Program

News (ZH) - International expert group focused on improving quality of clinical biomarker testing launching pilot TMB proficiency program in Spring 2019 

2019-47-27
Ground Control to Major Tom: Use Controls and Keep Your Assay Running On

Blog (ZH) - Our analysis uncovers how labs may save money by leveraging positive run controls to reduce costs associated with excessive downtime related to troubleshooting sources of assay failure

2019-50-20