博客 - Recently, molecular biologists from LGC enabled a cutting edge study in collaboration with researchers from Brazil and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to look for mutations in a sample of 516 male volunteers that could be used as clinical indicators for malaria-related complications
博客 - If you haven’t been paying attention to sewer-related news throughout the past few years, you might have missed that fatbergs are a thing. Large (sometimes hundreds of metres long), congealed lumps of fat and other substances, fatbergs have been clogging up the sewer systems under major cities like London, Melbourne, Baltimore and Cardiff.
News (ZH) - The Forensic Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (FIRMS) Network has, in collaboration with the National Measurement Laboratory, hosted at LGC, recently updated their highly regarded Good Practice Guide for Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS).
News (ZH) - This state-of-the-art technology forms part of the development of a unique novel measurement facility within the NML
博客 - Rice is a crucial staple food for about half a billion people in Asia, but it suffers from diseases that reduce yields, destroy harvests and put food security and livelihoods at risk. But there is hope – by tracking DNA markers of natural genetic variants through generations of crosses, breeders can identify better combinations that enrich crop vitality and resilience leading to more reliable and sustainable rice production.
News (ZH) - The latest edition of the Annual Review of our activities as the UK National Measurement Laboratory (NML, designated for chemical and bio-measurement) is now available.
博客 - Peanut allergy is the most common cause of fatal food allergy reaction. It occurs when the immune system mistakenly identifies peanut proteins as something harmful. The fear of accidental exposure in food reduces the quality of life of peanut allergy sufferers and severely limits the social habits of allergic individuals, their families and even their friends.
News (ZH) - The webinar is designed for anyone with an interest in food analysis
News (ZH) - Renowned chemists Michael Walker and Professor Duncan Thorburn Burns published new research on the life of World War I chemist Gordon Wickham Monier-Williams, famous for his food testing methods
博客 - Pharmacogenetics, or the study of how people respond differently to medicines due to their genetics, is making a splash lately thanks to companies like Minneapolis, MN-based OneOme, which co-developed its RightMed test with Mayo Clinic