Farewell to the kilogram as we know it

Blog - At the National Measurement Laboratory for chemical and biomeasurement, we are celebrating a momentous achievement this World Metrology Day – a day dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of measurement for life as we know it

20 May 2019
Meet the Scientists: Protecting patients and sharing knowledge with Antonio

Blog - We recently spoke with one of our senior scientists, Antonio, to learn about the important work he does and what inspired him to become a scientist. He's passionate about the environment and sharing his knowledge with others to benefit society!

09 May 2019
LGC announces VALIDATE® LP kit for easier linearity and calibration verification on SIEMENS ADVIA® and ATELLICA® analyzers

News - Addresses the growing demand by laboratories in need of a product to document HDL and LDL linearity and calibration verification

24 April 2019
Precision Medicine and Clinical Labs: AACR Dinner Seminar Recap

Blog - SeraCare recently hosted a dinner seminar to discuss the very topic of how clinical labs with liquid biopsy assays can better support the development of clinical validation of liquid biopsies and then clinical utility in patient care.

23 April 2019
Countdown to the SI redefinition: How long would it take to eat a mole of Easter eggs?

Blog - 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

20 April 2019
Improving the lab function with automation

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

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

Blog - 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

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

Blog - 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.

08 April 2019
Highlights from SeraCare's AACR 2019 meeting experience

Blog - 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

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

Blog - 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

02 April 2019